Annette is an experienced Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Her key skills include business planning, strategic planning, change management, organizational development, people management and project management (including large scale building projects). Innovation Hubs hosted by Charles Sturt University aim to build local innovation capability and leadership, improve business innovation, increase collaborations and stimulate and build a stronger local economy. Based in Wagga Wagga, Annette is Manager of these hubs. She is using her expertise to develop and foster regional entrepreneurship, and support small- to medium-sized enterprises, ensuring there is a strong, networked innovation ecosystem in the Charles Sturt footprint.