Operations & Partnerships Manager, Global Island Partnership
Jessica is dedicated to working with island leaders and their supporters to launch, strengthen and promote commitments to build resilient and sustainable island communities. Jessica helps to coordinate opportunities to showcase the visionary island commitments announced through the Partnership as bright spots on the international stage. She also works to support island's achieve their goals through demonstrating collective impact of islands toward global goals and priorities.
Jessica joined the Global Island Partnership coordination team in early 2011 based in New York City after spending three years working in knowledge management with the United Nations Development Programme Pacific Centre based in Fiji. Jessica is originally from the island of Tasmania, Australia, and has a strong drive towards protection of nature in our blue planet. An avid hiker, diver, and foodie, she finds her travels to islands a continuous adventure.