Sean Jacobs is from Brisbane, Australia, and most recently served as the Lord Mayor’s Representative for the Gabba Ward in the 2016 Brisbane City Council elections. Previously he worked as a Liaison Specialist for Wilson Security in Papua New Guinea and, prior to that, as a senior policy adviser to the Queensland Minister for Education, Training and Employment. Sean has worked across a number of policy and operational areas at the Australian Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) including disaster recovery, housing, national security, and public service and not-for-profit sector reform. While at PM&C he also served on the G20 Taskforce leading aspects of security planning for Brisbane’s G20. He has worked for the United Nations in Papua New Guinea, and was an Australian Youth Ambassador for Development to Fiji, where he worked in Fiji’s sport and development sector. Sean holds a BA (International Relations) from Griffith University and a Postgraduate Certificate in Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism from Macquarie University. He also holds qualifications from the Australian National Security College, the Australian Institute of Management and the University of New England.
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