Jessica Blackwell

Head of People and Culture, Perth Festival

Jessica has worked as a HR / People and Culture professional across a broad range of industries over 14 years. The past 6 years have been in the arts and not-for-profit sector as the Head of People and Culture for Perth Festival. Perth Festival engages up to 400 seasonal and gig workers each year for delivery and has a diverse workforce with a range of flexible work arrangements in place. Nurturing talent pipelines and maintaining a solid workplace culture amidst constant change is a key focus in this environment.