Annabel Downing

‘I want to live in an Australia that is fair for all, especially First Australians. At SVA I can work on projects that help facilitate evidence-based programs to decrease disadvantage and reach this goal.’

Annabel is a Manager in the Consulting team. During her time at SVA, Annabel has worked closely with non-profit and corporate clients on a range of strategic planning and measurement and evaluation projects.

Prior to joining SVA, Annabel was in marketing at Nestlé, where she managed communication campaigns and analysed sales and population data to influence business strategy. She has also worked with The Behavioural Architects, a behavioural economics consulting company, conducting research and developing strategy to influence consumer behaviour. Annabel has volunteered with the National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy (NASCA) as a role model to Indigenous children in remote communities of the Northern Territory, and has developed a particular interest in this area. Annabel participated in the Board Observership Program in 2019 and sat on the Board of Congenital Diaphragmic Hernia (CDH) Australia, supporting them to develop their organisational Theory of Change and outcomes measurement plan’

Annabel holds a Bachelor of Communications (Distinction) and a Bachelor of International Studies (Distinction).