Director & Chair Development and Communications Committee (2020–present)
Gabrielle is excited about supporting Star’s mission for enriching students’ lives and helping them become the best versions of themselves.
After graduating from Swinburne University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Business (Marketing/Economics), Gabrielle commenced her career in advertising. Over the following 12 years, she collaborated with many household brands in Australia and the UK as a brand strategist.
Following the completion of her Masters of Marketing in 2003, Gabrielle joined GSK until 2008 when she joined HBA and was part of the leadership team that launched Bupa in Australia. More recently, Gabrielle has worked as a marketing consultant to help clients commercialise their brands. Her experience spans retail, financial services, not-for-profit (NFP), health and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG).
Gabrielle has a personal interest in social justice, having been involved in numerous NFPs including launching the Life Support Committee at the Alfred Hospital, supporting her local food bank and being Chair of One In Five, which strives to find a cure for mental illness. As a member of the College Board she is excited about supporting Star’s mission for enriching students’ lives and helping them become the best versions of themselves.