Ms Trainor is a non-executive director and advisor whose experience covers over 20 years on boards in the public and private sectors ranging from infrastructure, urban development, public transport, tourism, hospitality, sports, arts and culture and Indigenous advancement and welfare.
She is Chair of the National Film and Sound Archive and Barnardo's Australia. She co-chaired a Federal Government review of the Australia Council for the Arts and is a former member of the board of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
She is the chair of the Barangaroo Arts and Culture Panel.
Ms Trainor is a member of the board of Infrastructure Australia, a former member of the advisory board of Leighton Contractors and she has been a member of the Barangaroo Delivery Authority since 2009. She is member of the Central Sydney Planning Committee, a member of the board of trustees of the University of Western Sydney, a trustee of the Charlie Perkins Education Trust, a director of the GWS Giants AFL club, Business Events Sydney and agenda-setting Indigenous organisation, Cape York Partnership.
Her background is as a lawyer, newspaper journalist, public sector executive and consultant in issues management, public policy and corporate affairs.
Ms Trainor has more than 20 years’ experience as a director of state and federal government entities, including the NSW State Rail Authority, Rail Access Corporation, State Transit Authority, VicUrban and the Australian Sports Drug Agency and the Melbourne World Swimming Championships; public and private companies including as Chair of Best Western Australia and as a director of infrastructure company, Power Facilities, and of Infrastructure Partners Investment Fund.
She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an Honorary Associate in the Graduate School of Government at the University of Sydney. She is a pre-qualified independent chair and member of audit committees under the NSW government scheme.