Meet Sally Sinclair

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“Our industry exists because JOBS MATTER – for individuals, communities, employers and our broader economy.”

Sally Sinclair is the CEO of the National Employment Services Association, the peak body for the Australian employment services sector. Sally has been instrumental in informing key stakeholders both domestically and internationally on addressing employment and inclusion challenges including strengthening the integration of employment, education and training, and increasing employment of disadvantaged job seekers including Indigenous job seekers, people with disability, long term unemployed, youth and mature aged.

Sally has over three decades of domestic and international expertise in the design, development and delivery of employment and related services. Her experience spans the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors, as well as numerous government appointments and industry expert groups. Among her expert roles, Sally is a member of the Minister’s National Disability and Carers Advisory Council (NDCAC), is Chair of the NDCAC Employment Reform Working Group, was a member of the Australian Government’s Welfare Reform Reference Group, the G20 Civil Society 20 (C20) Steering Committee, and chaired the C20 Inclusive Growth and Employment Working Group. Sally is a member of the OECD LEED Program’s Forum on Local Development Practitioners, Entrepreneurs, and Social Innovators and is an expert advisor to the OECD LEED Program’s Employment and Skills Strategies in Southeast Asia (ESSSA) initiative.

Sally holds a BSc (Hons) from the University of Melbourne, majoring in neuropsychology.

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