Lee-Ann Emzin is a proud Aboriginal and South Sea Islander with Bundjalung and Tanna Island heritage.
Her leadership and depth of experience in social procurement and inclusion comes from over 25 years promoting employment opportunities for Indigenous peoples. Her background involves community development roles in rural and remote communities, contract management with the state government, and recruitment and employment programs. Prior to joining John Holland, as Social Inclusion Advisor, she was a Recruitment Advisor to Crown Casino’s award-winning Indigenous Employment Program, placing and supporting over 100 local Aboriginal people in a range of roles. In an earlier role as Economic Broker for the Kinaway Chamber of Commerce, she demonstrated her commitment to engagement and capacity building of Aboriginal businesses, working alongside corporate and government buyers to source opportunities to develop and scale up Aboriginal businesses.