As Senior Consultant in Research & Strategy, Jacqueline works across all facets of Serendis' leadership practice to ensure we are at the forefront of global leadership knowledge, embedding this into the design and practice of our programs.
Jacqueline has been an advocate for workplace diversity and inclusion since she began her career in finance. After being an early member of AMP Capital's diversity council, she pursued her MBA as a Said Scholar at the University of Oxford. She was Co-Chair of the Oxford Women's Leadership Network, spearheading an action plan with the Dean's Office to improve diversity, and launching the inaugural Centered Leadership program with McKinsey London.
Subsequently, Jacqueline undertook a research degree at MIT in Boston, where she focused on workplace gender dynamics. Her thesis, 'The Geopolitical Landscape of Corporate Gender Quotas', was published in 2014, and she won academic honours for the highest GPA program-wide. Jacqueline was also a research assistant at Harvard, authored a case study used in Women and Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School, and was selected by the Dean's Office to represent MIT at the Womensphere Emerging Global Leaders summit at Columbia University. She also interned at Catalyst in New York, a leading global not-for-profit in diversity and inclusion research.
Jacqueline started her career in funds management, and was Investment Specialist for US-based AMP Capital Brookfield, a $7 billion global real estate and infrastructure equities manager. With extensive experience working with clients across the Asia-Pacific, Jacqueline was responsible for launching a new listed infrastructure fund, and managed a $350 debt refinancing project. She has also worked with the World Bank as a consultant in Cameroon, working with local community organisations.
Jacqueline is passionate about making significant and sustainable change in the workplace, amidst a rapidly-changing global environment driven by technological innovation, changes in workplace composition and a shifting leadership paradigm.