Jessica Claire Pugh (born 29 May 1985) is an Australian politician. She has been the Labor member for Mount Ommaney in the Queensland Legislative Assembly since the 2017 Queensland election, having narrowly missed out in 2015.
|Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly|
for Mount Ommaney
|Assumed office |
25 November 2017
|Preceded by||Tarnya Smith|
|Born||29 May 1985|
South Brisbane, Queensland
|Alma mater||Cannon Hill Anglican College|
Early life and education
Born in Brisbane, Pugh attended Cannon Hill Anglican College Cannon Hill Anglican College and she has a Bachelor of Business from the Queensland University of Technology majoring in International Business and Management.
After graduating in 2007, Pugh worked in the role of Ministerial Adviser in Disability Services, Local Government and Main Roads until 2011. She left to work as an events manager of Restaurant Two, a fine dining institution headed by her father, renowned restaurateur David Pugh, until the restaurant closed in December 2016.
Pugh served as a volunteer in numerous entities such as Queensland Meals on Wheels and Indooroopilly Montessori Children's House. Currently, she is serving as the President of the Centenary Ambulance Committee Branch and as a member of the Sumner Park Rotary Club.
Pugh was married to Hugh O'Connell (2009–2018) and has two children.
|Parliament of Queensland|
| Member for Mount Ommaney