Jeanette joined Upfield after twenty years at some of the world’s largest consumer products and healthcare companies. She has reputation for building corporate reputation, managing reputational risks, building stakeholder relationships, and developing strategy and policies for the most critical issues facing business. She has served in senior leadership roles covering global public affairs and policy, corporate communication, and issues management for companies including Bayer, Mars and Pfizer. Prior to those roles she led Health Strategy for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Australia and New Zealand and was Head Nutritionist for Wyeth Nutrition, Australia and New Zealand.
Jeanette supports the global association for the over-the-counter drug industry and has held executive positions in several industry organizations, including President of the Asia Pacific Infant and Young Child Nutrition Association, Technical Chair of the Infant formula Manufacturers of Australia and the Infant Formula Marketers Association of New Zealand and served on committees for International Life Sciences Institute- South East Asia and the Australian Food and Grocery Council.
Jeanette holds a PhD in Nutrition and Food Science, a Masters in Human Nutrition, a Bachelor of Biological Science and Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.