Jessica is a heritage specialist with a background in urban planning and architectural history. She holds a Bachelor of Environments (Urban Planning & Design) from the University of Melbourne and is currently undertaking the Master of Cultural Heritage at Deakin University.
Jessica is experienced in managing large-scale municipal heritage studies and coordinating multidisciplinary project teams. With advanced research capabilities, she is also skilled in assisting project work involving community consultation and assessing the social value of heritage places.
In addition to her consulting work at Context, Jessica plays a key role in the development and implementation of the Context marketing strategy. In this space, she is responsible for the coordination and development of digital content, and has specific experience in communications relating to heritage advocacy and planning.
Heritage is both obvious and obscure. It’s not just about the past—it exists and surrounds us in our everyday lives, and shapes who we are as people. Delving into these diversities of heritage and understanding what heritage means to others is such a rewarding part of my work.
Master of Cultural Heritage, Deakin University, currently undertaking
Bachelor of Environments (Urban Planning and Design), University of Melbourne
National Trust of Australia (Victoria)