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Dr Jill Charker

Associate Partner, McKinsey and Company


Canberra, Australia

Jill Charker

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Dr Jill Charker is an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, based in Canberra. Prior to her current role, Jill was Deputy Secretary of the Integration Taskforce in the former Department of Education, Skills and Employment and the Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Secretary at the former Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business. Jill has also held senior positions at the Department of Human Services, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, ComSuper and the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Jill holds a PhD from Griffith University, and an Honours I degree in psychology, majoring in statistics. In addition, she has completed an Executive Master of Public Administration through the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG). She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a Level 2 qualified executive coach through the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership, and a Fellow and Certified HR practitioner with the Australian HR Institute (AHRI).

Jill served on the inaugural ANZSOG Alumni Advisory Council from November 2018 to November 2020.