Casey has just completed an MPhil in Public Policy at St Edmund's College, Cambridge, as a 2018 Charlie Perkins scholar. A Kalkadoon woman from North West Queensland, Casey graduated from Australian National University with a Master of Management in 2017, and a Bachelor of Business from University of Southern Queensland in 2012.
Prior to her studies, she was a Director in the Office for Women developing the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s new Reconciliation Action Plan in Canberra. For the past 15 years, Casey has worked in the Indigenous Affairs portfolio in both the public, university and community sectors. Casey is now the Director of Research (Indigenous Culture & Heritage) at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS).
Casey was an Aurora Scholar on the 2016 Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour.