HYP Director 2018

Day Job

Commercial Manager, DSI Underground


Jessica is passionate about change and continuous improvement. Her career started in Chartered Accounting working for two locally based firms before moving into a Financial Accountant position at DSI Underground, Australia’s largest manufacturer in strata reinforcement and ground consolidation products in the mining and tunnelling sectors. Jessica is now the Commercial Manager for DSI.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce through Newcastle University and spent some time studying in the Netherlands. She has since completed a Master of Business Administration in Marketing with Distinction and a Graduate Certificate in Competitive Systems and Practices.

In 2017, she was awarded Hunter Manufacturing’s Rising Star. Her process improvement initiatives have seen her present on a national stage at the Association for Manufacturing Excellent seminar in Melbourne, and consult in Canada and the United States.

Jess loves to spend quality time over a glass of wine with friends and family; sourcing fresh produce to support her love of cooking from scratch; keeping active with her puppy Holly, and travelling.