(appointed August 2022)
“I am thrilled to join the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation, I am grateful for the opportunity to work with the Foundation to raise funds for the delivery of better health outcomes for children and their families in NSW.”
Connie has over 35 years’ experience as an advisor to the technology, media and telecommunications sectors.
She began her career in Australia as a law graduate with Mallesons Stephen Jaques in their IP/IT litigation team and was admitted to the partnership in the firm’s corporate practice in 1997,specialising in M&A and commercial work with technology, data and IP intensive businesses.
In 2002, she joined the international firm, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, based in Hong Kongas the head of their regional TMT practice in Asia and global co-head of the Technology practice- positions she held until May 2013.
Connie was the General Counsel of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation from 2017 to 2021.
Connie is a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed OFX (a leading online global fx payments provider), she Chairs both the Media and Communications Law Committee of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and Hospitals United for Sick Kids Ltd, and is a member of the Business Advisory Council of the UNSW Business School.
She is a graduate of UNSW (Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing), with merit / LLB, (1986) and a graduate of AICD.