Taleen Shamlian has been reappointed to the NSW Council for Women's Economic Opportunity following her original appointment in 2018.
Taleen was instrumental in advising on the NSW Government’s 'Women’s Financial Toolkit – It’s Your Future' and bringing her specialist expertise to the NSW Government on strategies aimed at supporting women with economic opportunities.
She is currently Director and Principal Consultant at Advisory Street Pty Ltd, an economics and public policy firm, advising C-suite executives in the corporate and not-for-profit sectors on a range of stakeholder engagement and public policy issues, such as the Banking Royal Commission.
Prior to this, Taleen was Head of Government Affairs for Visa and the Commonwealth Bank, where she championed community programs around financial security and literacy. Taleen began her career as an economist at Commonwealth Treasury working on tax, superannuation, budget strategy and macroeconomic policies.
Taleen has a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) and a Master of Public Policy (Merit Distinction), both from the University of Sydney. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and a member of the NSW Women in Economics and the Armenian National Committee.