About Jacq Hackett
Following an extensive career in public and community sector health agencies in NSW and SA, Jacq made the transition to consulting in 2000.
Jacq has a depth of understanding of the healthcare operating environment, government systems and processes, and the people, passion, and politics of the sector. She has an extensive portfolio of consulting projects under her belt and has worked on complex system challenges in major hospitals, community health settings, health bureaucracies, and the not-for-profit health sector.
Jacq is passionate about the delivery of high-quality, equitable, and affordable healthcare and contributing to making the Australian public health system the very best it can be. She understands its challenges and complexities and thrives in environments where critical thinking and insightful communication are needed.
Having earned her stripes as a veteran of public sector consulting, Jacq is now passionate about contributing to the development of the next generation of public health consultants. Through her mentoring and training programs, she has supported hundreds of people who are in the process of transition or in their first years of consulting to reap the rewards of working for themselves.