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Vanessa Cohen
Director: Donor & Community Relations
As an active member of the Victorian Jewish community, Vanessa has a passion for community development.

Vanessa joined Jewish Care in March 2020 with responsibilities for Fundraising, Marketing and Communications and the Volunteer Program.

Vanessa is passionate about engaging with and seeking support from the community for the vast array of services Jewish Care provides to those in need. Vanessa strives to ensure the history of Jewish Care supporting the community continues for generations to come.

With over 20 years of experience, Vanessa has worked locally and internationally in mature and start-up organisations across a vast array of sectors. She has a strong commercial acumen with significant experience in business development, marketing, sponsorship and relationship management in diverse industries including major events, entertainment, retail and education. 

Vanessa holds a MBA (Innovation and Leadership), a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts and completed the AICD Governance Foundations for Not-for-Profit Directors as a participant of Jewish Care’s 2019 Yesod Program.