Thea Snow is Director of the Centre for Public Impact in Australia and New Zealand. Thea's experience spans the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors; she has worked as a lawyer, a civil servant and, most recently, as part of Nesta's Government Innovation Team.
Thea recently returned to Melbourne after spending a few years in London where, in addition to working at Nesta, she completed an MSc PPA at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Thea began her career as a solicitor at King & Wood Mallesons and then spent nine years working across various strategic policy roles in the Victorian Public Service, including at the Executive level.
With a strong theoretical and practical grounding in public policy, Thea has been recognised as a thought-leader in her field. In 2019, Thea was named as one of Apolitical's most influential public sector innovators. She also received the Peter Self Prize (MSc Public Policy and Administration) for the best dissertation from the LSE.