Ms Willmott is a lawyer with many years’ experience in public policy and advocacy.
From 2014 to 2018 she was Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Commerce & Industry WA. Previously she was Chief of Staff to Premiers Richard Court and Colin Barnett, General Manager of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee and Director External Relations at Fortescue Metals Group.
She is a director of Kimberley Foundation Australia, a member of the UWA Centre for Rock Art Research & Management Advisory Board and the Murdoch University Vice Chancellor's External Advisory Board.
In 2017 Ms Willmott was appointed by the Federal Government to the Board of Australia Post.