Trish completed her Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting at the University of WA, an MBA in Marketing and International Business at Edith Cowan University, and a Diploma in Software Programming at ICS (Canada).
As an experienced IT professional with over 15 years of experience working on digital transformation projects, Trish has held roles as a programmer, enterprise architect, business analyst, project manager and technical sales consultant across a broad range of industries including defence, pharmaceutical, education, digital services, and data analytics. Trish began her IT career working on a Department of National Defence (Canada) HR digitisation programme, before moving into programming, business analysis, and IT project management in the UK for Phase Forward and Moss Pharmacy. In recent years, Trish has applied her business and technical experience in data and IT roles at Notre Dame University (Australia), PWD and private consulting, and technical sales roles at Forest Grove.
Trish is an active volunteer for several charities and not-for-profits, sharing her digital marketing, events, partnerships, and stakeholder management experience across diverse groups with a special interest in the empowerment of women and girls, STEM, youth, and people experiencing homelessness, education, and cross-border relations.
Trish joined the Curtin Institute for Computation (CIC) in July 2022 as the Business Development Manager to engage industry, government and research sectors and apply the CIC’s range of innovative data science, data analytic and high-performance computing solutions in solving their real-world problems.
Her key competencies include:
- Project Management and Stakeholder Engagement
- Business Analysis
- Technical Sales and Marketing