Sharon is a Kamilaroi and Scottish Woman.
During her early career, she focused on improving education, training and career opportunities for Aboriginal Australians. She later moved to Sydney in 2008, where she applied her knowledge to larger corporations, including the construction industry, to manage the delicate relationships involved in large-scale development projects. A key focus of her career has been raising the cultural capability and driving corporates to engage more in Diversity, Indigenous and Social Inclusion space to assist with reaching desired outcomes for the for the company, clients and ultimately the broader community, driving social change.
She is a strong negotiator and advocate, and facilitates, coaches, counsels, and communicates with empathy, passion, and confidence. Her experience spans the not-for-profit and corporate sectors and state and federal government. This exposure enables Sharon to lead companies to establish procedures, policies, and organizational structures as the foundations for business strategy, compliance, and social change.
Sharon is motivated by her own desire for equal advantage for all Australians, with diversity and inclusion at the core of society. As the Group Manager of Diversity, Indigenous, and Social Inclusion for CPB Contractors, she is able to put her experiences, knowledge and passion into practice.