Janet graduated from NIDA in 1987 and entered the industry during the Bicentennial year.
Her first jobs were Assistant Stage Manager for Nimrod Theatre, Sydney Festival, Adelaide Fringe and Expo88.
Janet worked all roles in Stage Management for ten years, moving to Production Manager for the Olympic Live Sites, Sydney Theatre Company, Edinburgh Military Tattoo - Salute to Australia.
Janet is currently the Production Manager for Sydney New Year’s Eve and manages a large staff of 80 at the busy times.
Janet completed a second degree at University of Newcastle in 2016 in work place safety and risk. As crowd management and crowd safety are new and evolving areas of events, this second qualification has been invaluable.