Julianne Parkinson was appointed CEO of the Global Centre for Modern Ageing in April 2018.
Previously, Julianne was the Executive Director of the Office of the Economic Development Board, an independent advisory body to the South Australian Government on economic issues and initiatives. It was in this role that Julianne led the Ageing well program of work including the idea creation for the Shaping the Future of South Australia – Ageing Well program conducted in 2016 – an initiative to better understand and change the perception of ageing an entrepreneurial challenge focused on the new sector market 2017 and the Ageing Well Revolution International Conference held in Australia in 2017 (including the nation wide entrepreneurial challenge) and she co-authored the blue print strategy for the creation of the first dedicated Australian based, Modern Ageing Living Laboratory.
Julianne has more than 25 years’ experience including executive leadership of developing and leading large scale sector development roles with global financial and management consulting firms KPMG and EY, including Regional Director of strategic growth markets. Julianne has undertaken project across South East Asia and specialises in strategic planning, business development and complex stakeholder engagement.
Julianne is a fellow and graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Director of Brand South Australia and a Board Member of the UniSA Post-Graduate Advisory Board.