Brigitte is a Director at Franks Ogilvie, a commercial and public law firm in Wellington.
She has more than a decade of experience working in politics across Australia and New Zealand. She has a Bachelor of Law from Victoria University, a Masters of Law from the Australian National University, and a Graduate Certificate in Counter-Terrorism from Interdisciplinary Center (Israel).
Brigitte spent three years providing political and media advice to the Embassy of Israel in Australia, while dealing with a number of high-profile diplomatic events. She worked as a senior adviser in state politics and worked on a number of Australian state and federal election campaigns. Brigitte was a chief of staff to an Australian senator, before returning home to be the senior ministerial adviser to the Minister of Education in the last National government.