Jessica Lightfoot

veski board member

Jessica Lightfoot has significant experience as a finance executive. Her professional career began in the public sector followed by 17 years working in the higher education sector in senior roles at Monash University. Jessica has worked with boards and senior management teams, bringing her expertise in financial performance management, strategic planning and implementation.

Jessica is a Panelist at the 2019 veski fast smarts.

During her time at Monash University she was responsible for strategic procurement, purchasing services and accounts payable, as well as implementing a wide scale reform of financial planning and reporting. Jessica also led a $300m+ project to develop the Monash inner city campus.

Previously, Jessica sat on a number of boards. From 2015-18 she was Non-Executive Director at UniMutual Ltd, sitting on a number of their committees including Chair of the Risk Committee.

She was also Non-Executive Director at Monash University Indonesia Ltd. Jessica is currently Chief Financial Officer at a sales and marketing company, responsible for financial accounts, Board reporting and investor reporting.

She is also a member of CPA Australia, the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is the Treasurer at CharityWorks.

Jessica joined the veski board of directors in February 2019.