Penny Hackett BEc LLB (Hons), GAIDC has worked as a lawyer in the financial services and banking industries for over 25 years and is presently legal advisor to a funds management and corporate finance business with a focus on corporate governance and compliance. Penny has professional qualifications in governance and is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Penny has been heavily involved in the not-for-profit sector over the last 10 years particularly the areas of public education funding and student capacity in NSW public schools and is also involved in a peak body for resident’s groups lobbying local, state and federal government on a range of issues affecting her local community. Penny devoted much of 2017 to the campaign in support of the NSW VAD Bill.
Life Member of Dying with Dignity NSW
Board Member from 27 February 2017
President from 17 March 2018