Dallas has an extensive background in international business and education spanning over 27 years.  She has held senior management positions in both private and public sector education institutions and within government for trade development.

In 2009, Dallas joined The University of Queensland as Deputy Director of the Institute of Continuing and TESOL Education (ICTE) with key responsibility for the Institute’s international projects and continuing education program areas including executive operational management responsibility for the Institute’s offshore English language institutes in Danang, Vietnam and Antofagasta, Chile. She also manages ICTE’s offshore program delivery in both TESOL and Continuing Education areas including support English programs for development projects in Africa and Mongolia. Dallas has travelled extensively in work-related roles and in recent years has had significant involvement in projects and training activities in Vietnam, Chile, Indonesia and China.

Dallas' role is to provide overall unit leadership and direction to International Development to enable the division to achieve its financial and strategic goals.  Her key focus is on ensuring high levels of client and stakeholder relations and the successful delivery of awarded development projects and initiatives for the division and the University. Dallas’ focus will be on developing opportunities for growth within the division aligned with UQ’s strategic goals.

Dallas holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and has undertaken extensive professional development related to her areas of experience in the English language, vocational and internship sectors at both institutional and industry levels.