Jessica Miller is the Senior Legal Counsel and Government Relations Ambassador (ANZ) for the Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) and is based in Sydney, Australia.
Jessica graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Business (Accounting). Jessica went on to do postgraduate study and completed a Master of Laws at the University of Sydney.
Jessica started her career at Blake Dawson (now Ashurst), based in the Corporate (mergers and acquisitions) team in Sydney. She worked predominantly on corporate transactions and advisory work for clients in the healthcare sector, as well as acted for various state-owned Chinese enterprises investing in Australian mining joint ventures and food and beverage companies. In 2011, she left private legal practice to take a position in Sydney as the in-house legal counsel for Medtronic, the world’s largest manufacturer of medical devices. In this role, Jessica acted as the company secretary and privacy officer and supported the General Counsel in the provision of legal advice to the Australian and New Zealand businesses. During the General Counsel’s maternity leave, Jessica was the acting General Counsel and legal representative on the organisation’s Executive Leadership Team.
In May 2015, Jessica joined P&G as the head of the legal function in Australia and New Zealand, and Government Relations Ambassador. Jessica sits on the Australian Leadership Team and is a company director of the four legal entities that remain in the P&G group. In this capacity, she is working directly with senior P&G executives in the provision of legal advice and risk management for the business.