Jill is the founder of a boutique agency, Wayfarer Connect, focussed on delivering impactful relationships and partnerships between industry and academia in the energy sector. Over the past 10 years, she has successfully brokered multiple national and international research projects. Jill has more than 20 year’s experience in senior roles across multiple industry sectors of energy, sport and education. She is a former Chief Executive of an international teaching association and Associate Director of an international mining centre and energy and minerals institute and has worked in Africa, Australia and the UK. She is currently a Director of the Commercialisation Studies Centre and Board Member of the Ocean Graduate School at UWA.