Alli believes in making space for everyone and is an advocate for those whose voices are not often heard. She is a communicator and natural project manager. She is talented at finding creative ways to break down silos, making sure the appropriate people are included, heard and informed to increase the user-centeredness of a project or the best skillsets are leveraged so the strengths of everyone can be grown and realised.
Alli is passionate about the power of the arts to generate positive cultural change and innovation. She has extensive experience in museums and galleries in the cultural sector, running major projects across collection management, digital production and strategic communications over 10 years. Working in cultural institutions in Australia and the United States, she has developed a reputation as a skilled human behaviour specialist in this area. She has worked with or produced content for the National Archives of Australia in Canberra, Australian National Maritime Museum and Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, J Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and the Wellcome Collection in the UK.
She has successfully carried over her skills into the areas of policy in the health sector and business development in the disability support sector. She combines these specialties with a foundation in strategic communiciations, user research, policy design and information management. She produces user centred content, both in written and multimedia formats, and actively researches, speaks and writes about the value of creative digital expression and human centered design at all levels of an organisation.
Alli has a Bachelor’s degree in Art History and Indigenous Studies with First Class Honours in Literature, a Master’s degree in Museums and Collections and a Scrum Master certification. She is also Deputy Chair of the Sydney Arts Management Advisory Committee.