Jane Cay - Board Member
Jane Cay is the founder and Director of the online fashion business Birdsnest, based in Cooma. Birdsnest has become one of Australia’s most respected online stores, employing over 100 locals in a town of 8,000.
Ms Cay has won accolades for her entrepreneurial skills, most recently placing 8th in the Australian Business Review Weekly’s Best Places to Work Study. Birdsnest has been a finalist in the Australian Online Retail Industry Award for Best Customer Experience for four years running, winning in 2013 and 2015.
In 2014, Ms Cay worked with Skills Australia and the Australian Retailers Association on their New Retail initiative which brought together industry members to collaboratively shape the future of training in the sector. Prior to this, she became a founding board member of the National Online Retailers Association in 2013. In 2012, Ms Cay was a guest speaker for Julia Gillard at the Prime Minister’s Conference on the Digital Economy.
Ms Cay holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Information Systems and Marketing, University of NSW and a Graduate Diploma in Careers Counselling from RMIT.