Bernadette O’Connor

Bernadette O’Connor formed Management Governance Australia Pty Ltd in 2014 with the purpose of assisting business and community to navigate the rapidly changing work environment.

Bernadette draws on over 20 years experience in leading companies (Victoria & NSW) specializing in education and training (RTOs), employment services, apprenticeship services and disability services. She also has extensive in designing and managing the delivery of local responses to the development needs of business and individuals. In addition to her CEO roles, Bernadette has extensive governance experience and contributes to strategic discussions and national forums.

Bernadette holds a Masters in Public Policy and Management; a Graduate Diploma in Education (Mathematics); a Bachelor of Applied Science (Mathematics); an Associate Degree in Applied Science (Amenity Horticulture); an Associate Diploma in Applied Science (Therapy Radiography); a Diploma in Frontline Management; and a TAE 40110 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment.

Currently Bernadette is President/CEO of Workforce Plus and Chair of Enable Social Enterprise and has held previous Board Directorship roles with Jobs Australia Ltd, Job Futures Lt, Community Colleges Australia and Community Colleges Victoria, Victorian Adult Community & Further Education Board, Job Futures Ltd, Learn Work Develop in Baw Baw, South West Local Learning and Employment Network, South West Regional ACFE Council and the Colac Area Health Board.