Mainaaz Oakley 


Mainaaz Oakley is a strategic leader with experience advising on public policy, programs and project delivery.

She has extensive experience working across governments, both at the state and federal level, providing advice to senior leadership on government priorities and initiatives. Mainaaz has worked as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Queensland Treasurer where she provided advice on the financial and service delivery performance of government departments and agencies. Before joining the GWI team, she worked in the transport sector leading the tactical development and delivery of business growth opportunities in Australia and the Middle East.

Mainaaz is experienced in:

  • Policy analysis
  • Stakeholder management
  • Strategic communications
  • Project management
  • Government relations
  • Issues/crisis management.

Mainaaz is admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland. Her legal background, combined with her experience in government advisory and private bid support, provides her with the analytical ability to support clients to develop and implement unique business solutions. She is highly skilled at facilitating internal and external stakeholder communication to achieve business outcomes.

Qualifications and memberships:

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons)/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
  • Member of the Golden Key Honours Society