Chief Executive Officer
UN Women Australia
Simone Clarke is a global not-for-profit and sustainability executive with over 25 years experience working in corporate sustainability, ESG, international development, public-private partnerships, corporate affairs and communications for the United Nations, NGOs, and Corporates, in Australia, the USA and Asia Pacific.
Simone has extensive experience in international development, not for profit leadership, digital and social inclusion, community engagement, animal welfare, disaster preparedness, response and resilience building, with a particular focus on empowering women and children.
During the course of her career Simone has led Global organisations and teams in Strategy, Communications, Brand Marketing, Fundraising and Sponsorship with extensive experience in strategic philanthropy, sustainable partnerships, social impact and value creation.
With extensive stakeholder engagement experience, Simone is a strategic influencer, developing, negotiating and implementing cross sector partnerships and alliances for positive impact.
An agile executive leader, collaborator and mentor, Simone is adept at developing and leading multi-disciplinary teams to grow organisations reach, influence, income and impact.
Simone joined UN Women Australia as CEO in September 2021.