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Isabelle Perger

Portrait of Isabelle Perger

Isabelle is an experienced finance practitioner who holds a Graduate Certificate of Management and an MBA from Curtin University.

Isabelle has worked for over 20 years in various industries around the world, such as global companies in France until 2003 and, Total SA/Arkema in England as a management accountant and finance manager until 2006. Here, she played an important role in identifying and assembling key financial documentation for a successful divestiture procedure with Total (UK) and represented the UK entity at meetings in France.

Isabelle moved to Australia in 2006, first working in Melbourne for Thales ATM Pty Ltd as a financial controller and later moving to Perth, where she worked for Rio Tinto Iron Ore as a financial analyst and later as a capital accountant for the Robe River Iron Associates. Both roles involved financial reporting and preparing reports for internal management and joint venture participants.

Isabelle joined Curtin University in 2011, mainly working in financial services. During recent years she worked with various departments of the University, gaining additional skills in project management, tender processes, and other areas.

In 2021, Isabelle started her role as Centre Manager for the Digital Transformation Space. Here she supported the managers and directors of the CIC, Innovation Central Perth, the WA Data Science Innovation Hub, and the Optus-Curtin Innovation Alliance with their operation’s financial fundamentals, business and strategy development, resource planning and allocation, and partner contract management.

Her key competencies include:

  • Financial and Budget Management
  • Business Management
  • Contract Management