Bec is from the south-west of Western Australia. She has extensive experience in program and project management, her skills span project design, scoping and planning through to evaluation and re-design. Bec has recently completed a contract for the Australian Indigenous Governance Institute (AIGI) after holding the Program Manager role for the Indigenous Governance Program at Reconciliation Australia.

Bec spent five years as the National Program Manager of the Straight Talk program at Oxfam Australia. This program connects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women into the political system.  Prior to this role, Bec worked for the United Nations in Papua New Guinea. She has lived and worked throughout the Northern Territory, worked for the West Australian state government in Kalgoorlie, and for an environmental organisation in the south-west of Western Australia.

She moved to Melbourne in 2006 to complete a Masters in Social Science (International Development) and to manage a school-based role model program and a youth justice program in the north of Melbourne. She has in the last few years relocated to Canberra.