Jenny West is the General Manager of Trade and Investment at the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade).

Jenny joined Austrade in January 2019 from Telstra where she was most recently the NSW-ACT State Director for Telstra country wide. In this role she was responsible for running retail stores across the State as well as being the face of Telstra in the local community and key regional areas. This included managing the NBN rollout, customer advocacy, stakeholder management and public relations with respective State/Federal MPs.

Prior to joining Telstra, Jenny was one of the key emerging, global female leaders within the Westpac Group. She operated as a key global enabler. In her role as the Head of Migrant & Expatriate Banking she was responsible for setting up new international products & processes, establishing Expatriate Banking Offshore and bringing new international customers to Westpac. Whilst at Westpac she also ran the Sydney CBD business across both business and consumer.

Before joining Westpac, Jenny worked in General Management, Sales and Marketing roles in companies such as Pacific Brands and Diageo. In these roles she has both worked and lived overseas in the UK, India and throughout Asia.