Zoe is an accomplished journalist, actress, producer, MC, keynote speaker, entrepreneur and wellbeing activist. She has established and continues to establish a multidisciplinary career.
Upon graduating from Loreto College Normanhurst, where she was School Captain Zoe was awarded the prestigious Channel 7 Communications Scholarship to attend Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Bathurst. While completing this degree at the University of Technology (UTS) she was the recipient of the JFA award for Outstanding Undergraduate Radio Documentary and the Most Outstanding Undergraduate Broadcast Student.
She went on to host her own radio show (then Groove FM) and work as a producer, journalist and presenter across a wide range of Australia and New Zealand’s best-known television programs some of which include Channel 9 News, A Current Affair, MTV Australia, Escape with ET, RA, The NRL Footy Show, Sportscafe (NZ), Gladiators, Qantas and most recently her own series, Kaftan Mama.
She furthered her studies with a Masters in Fine Arts (Drama) from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and quickly made her mark as an actress across theatre, film and television both locally and internationally. On stage some of her stand out performances were in La Boite’s production of The Removalists, The Jungle, Song of the Yellow Bittern and self-devised piece The Wall, directed by John O’hare. In television and film, she has starred in Mcleod’s Daughters, NZ’s Orange Roughies, The Cooks, Home & Away, short films, several US films and Australian feature films, Book of Revelation, Cul-de-sac and The Reef.
Zoe extended her arts training at the renowned Phillip Gaulier Drama School in London and with US drama teacher Ivana Chubbuck and attained High Distinctions in both 8th Grade Trinity and 7th Grade A.M.E.B Speech and Drama exams. Her voice is often used for radio and television ads as well as for promotional and information services.
A sought-after MC, Keynote Speaker and facilitator, Zoe has worked on a large array of events from black-tie gala dinners and awards nights to forums, intimate soirées, openings and special events. Her original ‘Authentic Self’ address continues to inspire many.
Some of her clients include: Qantas Tourism Australia Awards, Australian Organic, Gymnastics NSW Annual Awards, Homebirth Australia Conference, CICA National Awards, Shopping Centre Council of Australia Awards, Tom Quilty Endurance Ride Weekend, Think Tank’s Corporate PA Summit, HRAFF, Variety of Chef’s, BOQ Broker of the Year Awards, Nissan Micra, Queensland Training Awards, Variety, Jaguar, Clubs QLD, Google, Ducati, Ella Bache, Tattersall’s Club, Lovable, The Golden Stave, Fujitsu, Young Garvin Institute, Astral Bar, Wyndum Estate, Melbourne Cup, Moet and Chandon, Paspaley, Polo in the Park, Women in League, Fashions on the Field, Vibes on a Summers Day, Harley Davidson…and more.
Zoe is passionate about travel and has been an opinion leader for Tourism New Zealand as well as Tourism Australia. As a freelance journalist she’s been a regular contributor to Australian Traveller magazine. For many years Zoe was also national Ducati motorcycle ambassador and had her own column in Australian Road Rider magazine. She has written for Body & Soul, Marie Claire, Equity Magazine and more…
She has appeared as a guest on RPM, Good News Week, 20 to 1, No Leave No Life, Commercial Breakdown Adults Only, Temptation, The Morning Show, The Today Show, The Matty Johns Show, Today Extra and The Spearman Experiment.
Zoe has established Eagle Rose Productions alongside her fiancé, Aaron Jeffery – a company producing film, tv and events that connect people more deeply with their human experience. @EagleRoseProductions
Having committed the last 12 years to a wellness journey, Zoe has expanded her career and now also mentors’ young girls and women globally as part of her @KaftanMama wellbeing enterprise. She is a Doterra Platinum teacher, frequently runs workshops, delivers keynote addresses, offers services as a Doula, facilitates Mother Blessings and Moon Circles and is currently completing her yoga teacher training and her second Master’s degree this time in Art Therapy at Western Sydney University.
Despite her many accolades, Zoe says becoming a ‘mama’, her homebirth experience and cultivating a conscious and loving family are her greatest undertakings to date.
Zoe has since co-founded Birth Time (the movement) and co-written, directed and produced, Birth Time: the documentary alongside Jo Hunter and Jerusha Sutton.