Cynthia is the inaugural National Program Manager for the Women in Global Business program which is a joint initiative of all the Australian State and Territory Governments and the Australian Government through Austrade.
Prior to this role she was the MD/GM of management consulting firms in Australia including Chambers Brook and Davidson Trahaire, Australia’s largest EAP provider.
Cynthia has founded and developed highly successful HR management consulting companies for over 18 years in London, and Central and Eastern Europe expanding operations across several emerging markets. In 2001, Hudson (formerly TMP Worldwide) acquired the company. Cynthia remained as Managing Director of the merged entity until returning to Melbourne in 2002.
Prior to her entrepreneurial career, Cynthia worked for the Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs where she was posted as First Secretary (Immigration) to the Australian Embassies in Syria and France.
She is a regular presenter and speaker at conferences and seminars. She is Chair of the Victorian Multicultural Business Ministerial Council and sits on various Boards. She is a Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute.