Sally Fielke / Co-Opted Director
Sally Fielke is the General Manager Corporate Affairs at Sydney Airport. She is responsible for the company’s internal and external communication, stakeholder engagement, CSR, media and issues management, brand management, sustainability and environmental management, government relations and customer experience.
Sally completed a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Indonesian Language and Politics) and Bachelor of Law Degree in 1998. She spent part of her degree studying various legal systems ‘in country’ in China, Israel and Indonesia. Sally worked as a lawyer for five years before leaving the law to take up a CEO role with the Australian Hotels Association (AHA), Northern Territory Branch.
Subsequent to leaving the AHA, Sally undertook the role of Senior Legal Counsel and Assistant Company Secretary for mining company Bemax Resources Limited based in Brisbane. In 2008, she moved to Sydney to re-join the AHA as CEO of the New South Wales branch where she was responsible for the administration of the Association, government relations, stakeholder engagement, member engagement, providing industrial relations and general legal advice, media and issues management as well as being the Association’s official spokesperson.
Throughout her career, Sally has sat on a number of key boards across tourism, education, sport and health – including the Northern Territory Rugby Union board and tribunal. Sally currently sits on the council of the NSW Business Chamber, the Eastern Sydney Regional Advisory Council as well as the board of the Botany Bay Business Enterprise Council. She is also a member of Chief Executive Women.