Jacky Hodges, Chief Risk Officer and General Manager, Enterprise Strategy and Communications Division

Jacky Hodges leads the Enterprise Strategy & Communications Division and holds the positions of Chief Risk Officer and Chief Privacy Officer. The Division provides a range of enabling functions including leadership in: Customer Experience; Communications; Policy and Legislation; Management of Enterprise Risk and Privacy; and a number of Corporate Planning and Strategy functions.

Jacky has over 20 years experience working across a range of program areas including Census, engagement with State Government agencies and across the breadth of Economic Surveys. More recently, Jacky led the final year of the five-year ABS Statistical Business Transformation Program (SBTP), which delivered enhanced data collection and dissemination capabilities benefitting users and providers of data, and set the ABS up for the next period of growth. Jacky has also held the positions of General Manager of the Industry Statistics Division, leading the production of statistical information across a range of sectors including Main Economic Indicators to provide a strong information base for policy development and evaluation; and Regional Director of the Sydney, Hobart and Perth offices, including the official positions of Tasmanian and Western Australian Statistician.

Jacky holds an Applied Science degree (Honours) from the University of New South Wales and post graduate qualifications in Statistics (Victoria University). Prior to joining the ABS, Jacky worked in marketing for Pacific Brands. In 2012, Jacky was named as one of the 100 Women of Influence in the Westpac/Australian Financial Review Women of Influence Awards.

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