Project Management in Action - Bushfires: From Response to Recovery
Name: Project Management in Action - Bushfires: From Response to Recovery
Date: October 28, 2019
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EST
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Project Management of disaster recovery from major bushfires in Victoria.
Guest Speaker: Jennifer Lewis
White Ghost Coaching & Training
Using her experience gained between 2006 – 2013 working with Murindindi Shire Council on financial management and long term financial planning of bushfire recovery projects Jennifer will present on the frameworks used and unique challenges associated with major projects like this that impact people at a challenging time.
Jennifer has had a strong career in the financial sector including finance broking, owning and running a merchant bank and operating as a mercantile agent.
Using her financial skills acquired in these endeavours Jennifer then went on to take on mortgagee in possession businesses and rejuvenate them successfully.
Since the mid 1990’s Jennifer has worked with the State Government in various roles in financial management and planning and providing training to 5 Government agencies across Victoria in the areas of financial management, asset management and procurement before accepting a Local Government role in 2006.
Jennifer worked on the financial management and long term financial planning for Murrindindi Shire Council which incorporated the millions of dollars made available for bushfire recovery projects until 2013.
Most recently Jennifer has spent the last few years managing the merger of two NSW local councils and ensuring the planning is in place for long term success.