As Director of Engagement, Jacyl oversees the creation and delivery of a suite of programs and activities to foster a culture of innovation at CCI and leads the engagement strategies for current and prospective partners in community, government and industry.
Jacyl’s former roles at the University include senior international strategic advisor to the University’s Deputy Vice Chancellor (Global Engagement, Deputy Director of the Festival of Ideas in 2009 and 2011 and Strategic Adviser to the Director of the Australia India Institute and Director of Asialink Business & Community Partnerships.
Jacyl is well known amongst University of Melbourne leaders and industry colleagues for her enthusiasm and tenacity as well as her strategic creativity to ‘boundary span’ and create new interdisciplinary, multi faculty ‘whole of university’ opportunities and benefits.
In 2011 Jacyl was awarded the University of Melbourne’s Vice Chancellor’s Professional Staff Award for Engagement. In 2014 she completed her Masters of Enterprise at The University of Melbourne and joined the Board of Melbourne University Publishing. She is currently representing the University in the Committee for Melbourne’s Future Focus Leaders Program.
Her other qualifications are a BA and LLB from the University of Melbourne and a LLM from Monash University.