General Manager - Corporate Affairs, Supply NationJodie Taylor has spent the past two decades protecting and enhancing the public profiles of some of Australia’s most respected brands as a corporate affairs, cultural transformation, and stakeholder engagement specialist.
Jodie is currently the General Manager of Corporate Affairs at Supply Nation - Australia's leader in supplier diversity - and is passionate about fostering opportunities for the growth of the Indigenous business sector.
A former ABC news journalist and newsreader, Jodie transitioned to the corporate arena and established herself as a trusted strategic adviser to organisations including Qantas, Virgin Australia, Lendlease, Gilbert + Tobin, International Towers Barangaroo, JLL, Transport for NSW, Sydney Water, and The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency.
Jodie is a Warumungu woman and has been involved in driving Indigenous engagement initiatives throughout her career. She proactively pitched the concept for Qantas’ now successful Indigenous Cadet Pilot scholarship and worked directly with the airline’s Chief Pilot to fast track the initiative.
Jodie also Chaired Lendlease’s Indigenous Engagement and Diversity and Inclusion Committees across Sydney’s Barangaroo precinct – Australia’s largest urban regeneration development from 2018 – January 2020.