Jenessa O’Connell

Senior Consultant
Women in ICT Board Canberra
Committee member
UN Women Australia IWD Committee

Canberra, ACT

Contact me for

  • Mentoring
  • Sitting on boards or committees
  • Outreach activities
  • Conference presenting
  • Opportunities to collaborate



Jenessa is a Senior Consultant within KPMG’s Management Consulting service line. She has comprehensive experience within IT Service Management (ITSM), Project Management and strategic innovation, across several government departments. Furthermore, she is the recipient of the first Women in ICT Emerging Leader award 2019 and ARN Women in ICT Rising Star award 2020, highlighting her drive to implement diversity and inclusion practices within industry. Jenessa has completed several industry certificates that complement her current Bachelor of Global Security. Moreover, she is highly motivated to understand client challenges to provide fit-for-purpose solutions, while developing and maintaining a positive and productive relationship with people of all levels. Additionally, she is the Chair of the UN Women Australia Canberra International Women's Day (IWD) Committee, leading the largest annual fundraiser for UNWA through effective event management and community engagement.

Jenessa identifies as neurodiverse.