Jacinta Cubillo, HR Manager - Industrial Relations & HR Support, Crown Melbourne Limited

Originally from Darwin, a Wadjigan woman from the Bulgul community, Jacinta Cubillo moved to Melbourne seeking new opportunities, and joined Crown in 2012 as a reservations agent in hotels. In 2014, Cubillo became part of the HR team as an HR coordinator. In this role, she reported directly to the executive general manager for HR. Cubillo then worked in various areas of HR operations, providing support for investigations, enterprise agreement negotiations, organisational restructures, and other key projects. Following her achievements, Cubillo was promoted to the role of HR manager – industrial relations and HR support in April 2017 on a four-month secondment. In addition to being part of Crown’s newly created LGBTI executive steering committee, Cubillo was appointed to the Emerging Indigenous Executive Leadership Program in March 2017. The program is the first of its kind, a national program to identify and develop Indigenous professionals with the capability and potential to become corporate executives.