Jane Mullett

Jane Mullett


Jane Mullett is a member of the Secretariat of the UN Global Compact – Cities Programme, working on city engagement with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.. She has a history of working within groups that are responding to issues of importance to the community. She was a research fellow within the Climate Change Adaptation Program, Global Cities Research Institute, RMIT University for nearly a decade. Prior to this, she was a research assistant for the Nautilus Institute of Security and Sustainability (Melbourne office). In her earlier work within the performing arts, Jane was part of the revitalisation of circus in contemporary culture. She is committed to multi-disciplinary approaches to global problems.

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Current Role

2016 – ongoing

  • City Engagement, UN Global Compact – Cities Programme

Previous Positions

2015 – 2016

  • Research Manager, Centre for People, Organisation and Work (CPOW), RMIT

2014 – 2015

Research Fellow, Community Engagement: Integrated decision-making methodology and tools for ground water remediation: Fishermans Bend case study, CRC-CARE, RMIT University.

2009 – 2014

  • Research Fellow, Climate Change Adaptation Program (CCAP), Global Cities Research Institute, RMIT University, Australia

2005 – 2008:

  • Research Assistant, Nautilus Institute of Security and Sustainability, RMIT University node
  • Editor, Austral Peace and Security Net (APSNet)


  • Doctoral candidate, Theatre and Drama Department, Latrobe University, Australia. Thesis title: “Circus alternatives: the rise of new circus in Australia, the United States, Canada and France“.
  • Research Assistant, Theatre and Drama Department, Latrobe University, Australia

1999 – 2002:

  • Cultural programmer, City of Melbourne
  • Freelance arts work

Journal papers, book chapters



Winston Churchill Fellow 1994