With over 20 years’ experience delivering innovation and consulting programs, projects and services with multi-sectoral clients from higher education, industry, start-ups, accelerator hubs, government and research agencies, Jacyl is the Global and Australian Digital Innovation Practice Director at GHD, a global professional services firm with 10,000+ people and 200 offices worldwide.
Jacyl has a BA, LLB and LLM and a Masters of Enterprise and sits on several boards. She is the 2018 recipient of a scholarship from Chief Executive Women and the Harvard Club of Australia to participate in an executive education program about ‘The Future of Work in the Digital Age’, delivered by Harvard Business School.
Jacyl creates and delivers new value creation initiatives and ways to foster “innovative and creative” thinking and doing. At GHD, she executes upon a corporate digital innovation strategy that includes Smart Seeds an award-winning global innovation program for clients, stakeholders and communities across 15 + cities worldwide.
Prior to GHD, Jacyl was Director Engagement at Melbourne Connect- a capital and cultural transformation project creating an innovation district on the former Royal Women’s Hospital site. She has been a corporate lawyer, Supreme Court Judges Associate, worked abroad and founded several start-ups.