Nadine graduated from the University of Melbourne with degrees in both Arts and Law, and was admitted as an Australian Legal Practitioner in 2009. She was appointed as the AGC's Chief Executive in January 2016 after a number of years of work with the organisation.
Her prior roles in the gaming industry include operational and management positions at Crown Melbourne - including as Manager of Crown Melbourne's Responsible Gaming Support Centre.
Nadine is a member of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Ministerial Advisory Council and attends the Queensland Responsible Gambling Advisory Council (RGAC).
As an experienced public speaker, workshop facilitator and qualified trainer Nadine has participated in a number of policy, regulatory and research forums as well as at national and international conferences on the subject of responsible gambling, industry activity in responsible gambling, gambling research, regulation and policy.
Nadine has been a member of Australia's National Association for Gambling Studies (NAGS) since 2005, and was Secretary of the Association from 2012 to 2015.
She is also a member of the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) and the European Association for the Study of Gambling (EASG).
With a career spanning more than 30 years in Gaming and Hospitality, Sonja has worked in operational, management and executive roles. Commencing her career in the pub sector, including managing a gaming venue, Sonja has also worked at Tabcorp, followed by over 25 years at Crown Resorts in various management and executive roles in gaming and responsible gaming.
Sonja has been a speaker, panellist and participant at national and international responsible gaming conferences and Think Tanks, and is a member of the National Association for Gambling Studies.
Previously a member of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Ministerial Advisory Council, Sonja has also been a member of numerous industry, corporate, statutory body and government Advisory Panels, Working Groups and Committees.
Sonja is a graduate from the University of Melbourne (BA) and a Leadership Victoria Williamson Community Leadership Program Alumni (2016).