Jodie Kane is an international development practitioner and brings to Sustineo over 15 years of knowledge and expertise in monitoring and evaluation, participatory research, program management, stakeholder engagement, facilitation, and capacity development. She also brings to the team valuable contextual experience working cross-culturally in Australia and the Asia and Pacific region.
Understanding cultural values is of particular interest to Jodie, and she places significant importance on understanding different frames of reference and applying cultural lenses to change processes. She is experienced in using strengths-based, qualitative and participatory approaches in her research.
Jodie applies her cross-cultural engagement skills across a range of sectors, including climate, water, environment, social protection, gender, health, and community development. She values building and maintaining meaningful and respectful relationships in all work that she does.
Prior to joining Sustineo, Jodie worked as an independent international development consultant, as well as at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and Melbourne Water. Jodie holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) at Deakin University and Masters in Social Science (International Development) at RMIT.