Naseema Sparks

Board Member

Naseema SparksNaseema has been a member of the National Australia Day Council (NADC) Board since July 2018. Naseema is a non-executive director of a number of companies, including ASX listed, private and tech scale-ups. Naseema has over 20 years' experience in the advertising industry and marketing services sector. As an experienced growth director her specialities are business strategy, customer / consumer insight, marketing and brand management, data analytics and media. Naseema brings significant commercial acumen and governance. In recognition of her significant service to business and commerce, and to women through advancing female participation and retention in the workforce, Naseema was made a member of the Order of Australia in 2016. Naseema balances, her corporate board roles with involvement in the Arts and is passionate about visual arts and human creative expression and she serves on the boards of the Biennale of Sydney and Sydney Living Museums. Naseema's early career was as a scientist, and as such she holds tertiary qualifications in pharmacy and pharmacology. Later she focused on marketing and business management and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Melbourne. Naseema is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a Past President of Chief Executive Women