Selected as one of Australia’s 100 Brightest Young Minds in 2010, Grace has applied her strengths in communication, leadership, and relationship management to roles in the corporate and not-for-profit sectors, regularly presenting to audiences of up to 60,000 since age 15. She was awarded the Goldman Sachs Global Leader Award in 2008, in recognition of achievements in the community and international leadership initiatives.
While earning her Bachelor of International & Global Studies and Master of International Relations from the University of Sydney, Grace also completed postgraduate courses in Political Science at George Washington University in Washington, DC, and Leadership at Sydney’s Alphacrucis College. As one of three scholarship recipients to attend the Global Leadership Institute in New York, she represented Australia, engaging with key political, corporate and philanthropic leaders at the United Nations.
Grace’s experience ranges from raising funds for philanthropic organizations such as UNICEF, to helping lead and organize events with over 10,000 attendees. As a freelance writer and on-camera presenter, she has been published in magazines such as The Journal, Family Office Magazine, and Christian Today, and hosted on-camera interviews for BuildCurious, The Jerusalem Peace Project, amongst others.
Grace is currently Managing Director of third-generation family office Stetson Family Office and Chief Operating Officer of New Hope Capital, where she designs and leads social impact ventures on both a for-profit and philanthropic basis. She is currently co-developing a global education initiative, and is working on a campaign to deliver better healthcare outcomes at lower costs, in association with the Global Partnerships Forum, Healthcare Impact Foundation, and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Grace also consults on strategy, culture, and conflict resolution, as Chief Strategist of WeThink.