Jeanie joined the Access 2 Place board in June 2019 after serving on the Audit, Risk and Compliance committee since October 2015.
Her background is in construction law; she has specialised in this area of practice since 1992 and is a founding partner of the Adelaide specialist construction law firm, Fenwick Elliott Grace, established in 2006.
Jeanie has a deep understanding of the challenges and pressures facing the construction industry and how these impact on those procuring and using buildings. She is an active participant in a number of industry bodies, including as a member of the Construction Industry Forum, the Contracts and Subcontractors committees for the Master Builders Association of South Australia, a committee member of the SA Chapter of the Australian Institute of Building and a former Board member of the Architectural Practice Board of South Australia.
Jeanie has a strong belief in equality of opportunity and the fundamental importance of the availability of safe, flexible and accessible housing as critical element in achieving this outcome for people living with disability. She welcomes the opportunity to apply her expertise and experience to supporting the important work of Access 2 Place.