Jemina was appointed CEO of South Bank Corporation in July 2017. Prior to this she was QLD State Director at the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group), Australia's largest peak body representing business and industry, where she led the organisation's QLD operations. This role followed three years as Ai Group's QLD Manager of Policy and Public Affairs commencing in 2010.
She has 20 years of experience in growth management and planning for cities with a strong focus on urban design, regional planning, public transport infrastructure, and transit oriented development. This includes 10 years working at a senior level with the QLD State Government. Prior to this she worked for 10 years as a statutory and strategic planner with local governments in NSW.
Jemina holds a directorship on the board of QLD Rail and sits on the Australian Super QLD Advisory Board. She has previously been a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Construction Skills Queensland, and sat on the QLD Premier's Business Advisory Forum, the QLD Government's Small Business Advisory Council, Board for Urban Places and Safety Expert Leadership Reference Group, along with QUT's Centre for Subtropical Design Board and the Kidney Health Australia QLD Advisory Committee. She has been a guest lecturer with University of Queensland's (UQ) Faculty of Geography, Planning & Environmental Management and a mentor with both UQ and Griffith universities.
Jemina has completed the AICD Board Directors Course and holds a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning from UNE, a Graduate Certificate in Management from RMIT and is nearing completion of an MBA at UQ.