New AIATSIS Chairperson appointed
Ms Jodie Sizer has been appointed Chairperson of AIATSIS. Ms Sizer is a Djap Wurrung/Gunditjmara woman, and part of the Framlingham Community of South West Victoria. She will be only the second female Chairperson of the Institute after Professor Marcia Langton held the role from 1992 to 1998.
Jodie is one of the Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of PwC’s Indigenous Consulting, a majority Aboriginal owned, purpose led organising professional services firm leading innovation, impact and change with and for Aboriginal communities across Australia. Jodie is also Director on the Boards of Wathaurong Glass and Arts, the Ebony Institute and the Collingwood Football Club.
Jodie commenced her career in the community controlled sector, further graduated to work as an auditor and qualified Accountant(CPA), she possesses a strong background in corporate governance and is a graduate of the University of Melbourne Asia-Australia New Leaders Program.
Jodie has also worked in Indigenous organisations and government. She was an ATSIC Regional Councillor, a finalist in the Telstra Business Women of the Year award, listed in the Australian Women's Who's Who publication, inducted on the Victorian Women's Honour roll, recipient of the Prime Ministers Centenary medal and listed as one of the Australian Financial Review's 100 Women of Influence.