Terri Janke

Deputy Chairperson

Ms Janke is the Solicitor Director of Terri Janke and Company, a unique Australian law firm specialising in intellectual property and business law. Ms Janke was born in Cairns with family connections to both the Torres Strait Islands (Meriam) and Cape York Peninsula (Wuthathi).

Ms Janke is a prolific author of, an entertaining public speaker and an international authority on Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property (ICIP).

Ms Janke is a board director with over 15 years of experience on boards. She is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and a board director of Jawun. 

Ms Janke was a finalist for the 2015 Telstra Business Women’s Awards, and was awarded Attorney General’s Indigenous Lawyer of the Year 2012 and NAIDOC Person of the Year 2011.