Cindy started her career as a research scientist at the Department of Medicine, Monash University. As a postdoctoral fellow, she was awarded a Victoria Fellowship from the State Government for her role in identifying that an enzyme critical to blood clot formation in patients at high risk of heart attacks or stroke.

Cindy later transitioned into operational roles in e-commerce, higher education and not-for-profit sectors. From 2015-2017 Cindy was responsible for projects and partnerships at GMP, the global missions and aid arm of the Churches of Christ.

Over this time, Cindy has developed an appreciation for the interdependency of using rigorous data, leadership instinct and faith when translating organisational vision and strategy. She is also an accredited Foster Carer who wants to see relationships restored through the practical expression of God’s love in her local community.