Public Sector Women in Leadership Speakers

Simone Clarke

Chief Executive Officer

UN Women Australia (Virtual)

Bio

Senator the Hon Katy Gallagher

Minister for Finance, Minister for Women, Minister for the Public Service

Parliament of Australia

Bio

Leigh Sales AM

Australian Journalist and Author (Virtual)

Bio

Annabel Crabb

Author and Journalist

Bio

Peter Woolcott AO

Australian Public Service Commissioner

Australian Public Service Commission

Bio

Jody Broun

Chief Executive Officer

National Indigenous Australians Agency

Bio

Mary Wooldridge

Director

Workplace Gender Equality Agency

Jim Betts

Secretary

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Bio

Elizabeth Lee

Member of Parliament

ACT Legislative Assembly

Bio

Professor Brian Schmidt

Vice Chancellor and President

The Australian National University

Bio

Lorraine Finlay

Human Rights Commissioner

Australian Human Rights Commission

Bio

Carrie-Ann Leeson

Chief Executive Officer

Lifeline Canberra, Beacon Group Australia

Bio

Belinda Kendall

Director, CEO

Canberra Indigenous Business Network, Curijo Pty Ltd

Bio

Georgeina Whelan

Commissioner

ACT Emergency Services Agency

Bio

Kate Carnell AO

Former Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman

Bio

Cha Jordanoski

A/g First Assistant Secretary and Chief Financial Officer

Australian Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

Bio

Christina Ryan

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Disability Leadership Institute

Bio

Emma Macdonald OAM

Associate Editor, Senior Reporter

HerCanberra, The Canberra Times

Bio

Joanne Cameron

Commander Investigations, ACT Policing

Australian Federal Police

Bio

Gracie Elvin

Sports Commentator and Columnist

Bio

Linda Ward

Chief Operating Officer

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Bio

Lysandra Schmutter

Vice President, Federal Government

Capgemini

Tripti Saigal

HR Strategy Manager

Defence Housing Australia

Bio

Niki Strachan

Director – External Budget Strategy

NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission

Bio

Tania Willis

Founder, Coach, Facilitator and Leadership Specialist

Advantage Coaching and Consulting

Bio

Hala Batainah

Principal Coach

Humanosity

Bio

Virginia Haussegger AM

Executive Director

BroadTalk Media

Bio

Katherine Jeffries

Inclusion & Diversity Specialist

Bio

Georgie Brown

Mindfulness and Positive Psychology Practitioner

Bio

Dr Susan McGinty

Founder

Aya Leadership

Bio

Kim Vella

Founder and Chief Coach

Kim Vella Coaching

Bio

Tahlia Burgoyne-Thorek

People Relationship Manager

Defence Private Industry

Bio

Charmaine McGowan

Power BI Developer

A23 Canberra

Bio

Christine Parker

Group Executive, Human Resources

Westpac Group (Virtual)

Bio

Jessica Hamilton

General Manager, External Communication & Marketing and the Gender Champion for Diversity & Inclusion

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

Bio

Kat Reed

Chief Executive Officer

Women with Disabilities ACT