Tess has over 20 years’ experience in the fields of stakeholder relations, communications and events.  Having delivered major international events on the world stage, she has for the last decade managed integrated consultation, communications, and public affairs programmes for nationally significant infrastructure projects.  An adaptive strategic thinker she has considerable experience working with government, business leaders, academics and the community when preparing programmes to ensure the long term legacies of new industries benefit those that live in the region where they are hosted.