Prior to joining CPRC in December 2018, Sian managed communications for a global, interdisciplinary research program at the Monash Sustainable Development Institute. She has worked in various consulting and in-house communications roles across the not-for-profit, corporate and academic sectors, and also spent time volunteering in developing contexts internationally.

Sian holds a Bachelor of Mass Communication from the Queensland University of Technology and a Master of International Development Practice from Monash University.  She has a keen interest in how policy can drive social change, and improve the wellbeing and livelihoods of vulnerable and marginalised groups within our communities.