Originally from Wellington, Bernadette graduated from Victoria University with a double degree in law and commerce, majoring in accounting and economics. She went on to work for PwC New Zealand for six years in various lines of service – namely taxation, restructuring and management consulting.
Bernadette has spent the past year and a half experiencing what it is like to live in Europe. She worked as a Cyber Security Manager for Aon Netherlands – quantifying the impact of cyber related risks for entities. Bernadette has recently moved to London to pursue her passion of generating systemic and positive social change, and will commence her role in July as Consulting Lead for FutureGov – which focuses on reforming health and public services.
Bernadette is an active member of CAANZ, having served on the executive of the Wellington Young Accountants Group for several years.
She also has extensive frontline volunteering experience, predominately centered around working with youth and her Pacific Island Community.