Ms Jennifer Cullen


Ms Jennifer Cullen is Chief Executive Officer of Synapse in Queensland and New South Wales and is a descendant of the Wakka Wakka people.  She has extensive experience providing a comprehensive range of community-based services to support and benefit people with a disability. 

Ms Cullen leads a range of research and projects that focus on supporting Indigenous Australians with complex neurocognitive disability, including FASD.  She is a member of the National Disability Carers Advisory Council, core working group member of the Queensland Transition to NDIS for Mental Health and non-executive director of the MJD Foundation.  Ms Cullen is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of James Cook University.

Ms Cullen was a member of the first IAC from 2013-2017, and was reappointed for a second term in July 2017.