Bachelor/Master of Arts (Languages and Communication)
Qualified Secondary Teacher
MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management
Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Admitted to the Strategic Perspectives in Non Profit Management course at Harvard Business School (Boston) in July 2019.
Member of The Non Profit Alliance
Birgitte started her career as a secondary language teacher writing her master’s thesis on the topic of communication strategies in second language learning. She joined the not for profit sector in 1998 and has since enjoyed a successful career in management and senior leadership across children’s services, disability, health and youth programs. Birgitte joined Learning Links in 2013 and was promoted to the role of CEO in July 2015. Prior to joining Learning Links Birgitte worked in senior leadership roles in disability services for over 8 years.
Driven by a strong commitment to social justice and the transforming power of education, Birgitte is dedicated to improving the educational outcomes for all children and especially those who face the additional challenges of experiencing learning difficulties and disabilities.