Ann Tonje is a Project Management and Community Development enthusiast with a rich background in organizational governance and humanitarian work. She is committed to making a positive contribution to everything that she undertakes. She thrives in an environment that is challenging and progressive. Continual growth through professional challenges, life’s experiences is important to her. Her passion for community and making a difference has led to the choices she has made in her personal and professional life. She has served as the President of the Kenyan Community in Western Australia and as Board Member for the One Heart Foundation, Kenya Youth Futures Program and Ethical Communities Council in Western Australia.
She is committed to achieving sustainable development and tackling global challenges, demonstrated by her extensive development experience in Australia and Kenya.
She has over 18 years demonstrated experience in project management, providing strategic advice that has contributed to the development and implementation of policy initiative across a range of community, industry and financial programs. She has specialized in connecting partners in regional and rural development for education, young people, tourism, reporting and governance. She has also managed the Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s Network and Awards in Western Australia.
She is a graduate of leadership training programs. She holds a Master of Business Administration postgraduate qualification and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Business Majors).
She loves serving her community, travelling and spending time with friends and family.