Anastasia's focus lies in exploring the intricate relationship between business, finance, property, digital connectivity, and the economy.
She is in the final year of her Bachelor of Laws at Deakin University, specialising in Corporate/Commercial Law and Cybercrime.
In addition to her academic pursuits, Anastasia is currently preparing for her final assessment to become a Nationally Accredited Mediator under the NMAS. She has also earned a Certificate IV in Health Science, further broadening her knowledge base.
Anastasia actively seeks opportunities for professional development and growth. She regularly attends training sessions in cultural competency, diversity and inclusion, and organisational culture, staying up-to-date with the latest industry practices and trends.
Anastasia’s career spans more than 10 years within the corporate, legal, healthcare and luxury retail sectors in the private, public and not-for-profit settings. She has predominantly been in Human Resources where her strengths are in policy development and implementation, workplace training, employment law, budget, purchasing and supplier management and strategic planning.
Anastasia has regularly engaged with various commissions and governing bodies including Fair Work Australia (FWA), WorkSafe Victoria (WSV), Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Consumer Affairs (CA), Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), Victorian Building Authority (VBA) and Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA).
In a previous role at Consumer Action Law Centre as Executive Assistant to the CEO and Human Resources Administrator, Anastasia had the privilege of working alongside some of Victoria’s finest lawyers, financial counsellors and policy officers while being exposed to large-scale consumer matters and campaigns including: Buy Now Pay Later schemes (BNPL), Mortgage Stress and Interest Rate Rise issues with the Australian Banking Association (ABA), Lemon Cars and Consumer Leases in Victoria, Bank Scams and more.
Prior to CALC, she represented her workplace in Fair Work Australia and WorkSafe Victoria matters where they did not have to engage legal representation. Anastasia successfully diminished the imposed fines and workplace restrictions and ensured a just and equitable outcome to both the employee and company.