Bridget Vallence is a private sector professional in procurement leadership for multinational companies in the automotive industry.
Bridget is currently Head of Retail, Marketing and Communications Procurement Asia Pacific for Goodyear Dunlop Tyres, and formerly Procurement Operations Manager for Goodyear in Australia & New Zealand. Bridget has previously held various management roles at Ford Motor Company, where she commenced her career as a graduate.
Bridget married her husband in 2003, and together they have two sons who are currently in primary school. They live in Wandin in the Yarra Valley with their pets – a red setter dog, a rooster and 10 hens.
As a mum, Bridget enjoys being actively involved with her children in local community events and sporting clubs, particularly the Yarra Ranges junior footy and cricket clubs.
Bridget holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Melbourne and was an inaugural Fellow of the Melbourne School of Government Pathway to Politics Program for Women in 2016.