Jilly is driven to elevate great outcomes for children and their families. She has the privilege of guiding the strategy to achieve the Talking Matters mission, which is, to get everyone talking more with babies, toddlers and young children. She has extensive experience in early childhood education, encompassing teaching, professional development, and educational management. Jilly went on to hold senior roles in central government leading early childhood policy implementation. Most recently Jilly has worked in community facing projects that combine data and measurement to support organisations to achieve impact.