Committee for Geelong Team

Jennifer Cromarty

Jennifer Cromarty

Chief Executive Officer

Jennifer has over 20 years experience in public relations and is committed to Geelong’s economic transformation. Jennifer was the Director for multiple award-winning consultancy firm Socom, the Deputy Executive Director of the Australian Retailers Association, the founder of Creative Geelong Inc and ran her own Geelong-based consultancy firm tandemVox.

jennifer.cromarty@committeeforgeelong.com.au

Ph: 5227 8075

Caroline Webster

Caroline Webster

Business and Finance Coordinator

Caroline moved to Australia from the UK in 2010 and currently provides administrative and financial assistance to the Committee for Geelong. Caroline has an extensive background in accounting and office management.

caz.webster@committeeforgeelong.com.au

Ph: 5227 8075

Julie-Ann Forsyth

Julie-Ann Forsyth

Finance

Julie-Ann has been working with the Committee for Geelong for the past two years as a finance contractor. She has previously worked with the NAB as a business banker. Julie-Ann recently completed her Business Analytics Degree at Deakin University.

cfg_finance@deakin.edu.au

Julie Parker

Julie Parker

Corporate Affairs Manager

Julie is performing Holly Earl’s Corporate Affairs Manager role whilst she is on Maternity Leave. Julie is passionate about politics, community, creativity and continuous improvement. She enjoys being the conduit between people, ideas and information, and building and enabling strong, collaborative teamwork.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons)

julie.parker@committeeforgeelong.com.au

Ph: 5227 8719

Holly Earl

Holly Earl

Corporate Affairs Manager (on Mat. Leave)

Holly joined the Committee after running a small business on the Great Ocean Road where she managed community engagement, marketing, events and training. Previously, Holly has worked in international education and global events in China. Holly holds a Master of Journalism and Master of International Development & Environmental Analysis and Bachelor of Arts Majoring in Chinese Language & Culture.

holly.earl@committeeforgeelong.com.au

Ph: 5227 3797

Caro O'Keeffe

Caro O'Keeffe

Marketing & Events Administrator

Caro supports the Committee’s organisation of in-person and virtually held events.

Originally from Ireland, Caro has built her event management experience through various roles in London and Australia over the past 15 years. She holds a BA in Economics and Sociology and Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relations and Event Management.

Since moving to the Bellarine, Caro has worked for Give Where You Live Foundation and is keen to continue doing community-focused work through her role at the Committee.

caro.okeeffe@committeeforgeelong.com.au

 

Catherine Bell

Catherine Bell

Leadership Portfolio Facilitator

Catherine is a passionate and dedicated Leadership development specialist with over 20 years’ experience, both nationally and internationally. A popular and in-demand Speaker, Facilitator and Leadership Coach, Catherine has worked with tens of thousands of people in all kinds of organisations to help them discover their authentic strengths and truly shine. Catherine’s approach is grounded in the science of Applied Positive Psychology, using research-backed methods to build team, leadership and organisational capability and resilience. A respected leader herself in the Professional Coaching and HR fields, Catherine holds formal qualifications in Business, Positive Psychology, HR, Coaching and Mental Health. With a corporate background, strong commitment to community development and a down-to-earth approach, this Geelong local brings her unique blend of science, heart and energy to every interaction.

-B.Bus., Dip.Pos.Psych., ACC, CAHRI

catherine@belltraininggroup.com.au

Tayyaba Saad

Tayyaba Saad

Leadership Portfolio Administrator

Tayyaba works alongside the Leadership Portfolio Facilitator, Catherine Bell, and in collaboration with the Committee for Geelong team, in providing administrative support to deliver the Leaders for Geelong program, Activate programs, events and other Leadership Portfolio initiatives.

Tayyaba has worked with numerous organisations around Geelong such as Deakin University, the DUELI Leadership program, and Carbon Revolution. She has also been a part of Study Geelong as International Student Ambassador representing Geelong and promoting its educational facilities at an international level.

Tayyaba has completed her Masters in Management and Leadership from Deakin University and Bachelor of Engineering, majoring in Electronics and Wireless Communications. Tayyaba has also participated in numerous workshops which helped to enhance her communication and management skills.

tayyaba.saad@committeeforgeelong.com.au

Committee For Geelong

Level 1 Sally Walker Building,
1 Gheringhap Street,
Geelong, Victoria, 3220

+61 3 5227 8075

9:00am – 5:00pm
Monday to Friday

The Committee for Geelong acknowledges the Wadawurrung People as the Traditional Owners of the lands, waters, seas and skies on which we operate.  We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.  We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander people as Australia’s First Nations people.