Jacinta Whelan

An author, thought leader and popular speaker on the concept of Interim Executive, Portfolio Careers and future ways of working. Jacinta has more than 25 years’ experience starting and leading Interim businesses in Hong Kong, New York and Australia. Jacinta advises corporates and governments and is regularly asked to work with Boards and business leaders looking to stay abreast of the way organisations are engaging executive talent.

Jacinta is the lead partner for Watermark Melbourne and focuses on Interim Executive appointments in both public and private sectors. The roles are C-Suite and include CEOs and other executive level positions.

Jacinta has a BA Bus, is an GAICD (2008) and a Harvard Business School Alumni (2018).

Co-Author: The Rise of the Interim Executive (

Jacinta on the Rise of the Portfolio Career:

Jacinta on the Growth of the Contingent Workforce:

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