Jess Price is a Consultant in our Strategy and Planning practice with a background in psychology, law, and intellectual property, and significant experience applying principles of innovation to complex policy and strategy settings and processes in higher education. She is particularly interested in the intersection of innovation and culture, and how emerging technology can facilitate teaching, administration, and research.
Jess joined Wells Advisory from La Trobe University, where she was most recently seconded as an innovation adviser. In previous roles at La Trobe, Jess managed development and implementation of a new policy and strategy suite in relation to student conduct and investigations, and led the design of a major service improvement initiative using robotic process automation, for which she received a Vice Chancellors Cultural Quality Award for Innovation. She is currently completing a MicroMasters in Corporate Innovation through UQx.
Michael Wells, Founder and Managing Director, said: “Jess’ appointment reflects the recognition by our firm that thought-leading innovation and technology adoption are both current priorities in the fast-evolving higher education sector. Jess brings to our team real energy and passion for new ways of thinking. Please join us in congratulating Jess Price in her new role.”