2016 Speakers

The Centre for Workplace Leadership is bringing together a world-class group of thinkers, practitioners and influencers to explore the future of work through the themes of people, place and technology.  Our speakers will help lead the discussion about the big picture changes that are happening in the world of work, while offering practical tools and insights into embracing opportunities through innovation.


Hugh Durrant-Whyte

Hugh Durrant-Whyte

Professor, ARC Federation Fellow

University of Sydney

Peter Gahan

Peter Gahan

Director, Centre for Workplace Leadership

University of Melbourne

Dom Price

Dom Price

Head of R&D Program Management

Atlassian

Greg Vines

Greg Vines

Deputy Director-General

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Chloe Hamman

Chloe Hamman

Data & Insights Strategist

Culture Amp

Andrew Harris

Andrew Harris

Australian Director, Engineering Excellence Group

Laing O'Rourke

Jenny Lambert

Jenny Lambert

Acting CEO

Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Elizabeth Ozanne

Elizabeth Ozanne

Professorial Fellow

Faculty of Medicine, The University of Melbourne

Mike Hirst

Mike Hirst

Managing Director

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank

Simone Carroll

Simone Carroll

Executive General Manager Digital, Marketing, Peop...

Vicinity Centres

Leah Heiss

Leah Heiss

Designer | Lecturer

RMIT University | Freelance

Sarah Liu

Sarah Liu

Co-Founder and CEO

Gemini3

Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin

Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin

Founder and CEO

BlueChilli

Rowena Allen

Rowena Allen

Gender & Sexuality Commissioner

Dept. of Premier and Cabinet

Bill Harley

Bill Harley

Professor of Management & Associate Dean (Global E...

University of Melbourne

Amanda Fairley

Amanda Fairley

Executive Director - Network Product Development

Public Transport Victoria

James Dellow

James Dellow

General Manager

Ripple Effect Group

Jacinta Whelan

Jacinta Whelan

General Manager, Flex Executives

Jo Fisher Group

Doron Ben-Meir

Doron Ben-Meir

Executive Director of Research, Innovation and Com...

University of Melbourne

Marcus Spiller

Marcus Spiller

Principal and Partner

SGS Economics & Planning Pty Ltd

Michael Bradley

Michael Bradley

Managing Partner

Marque Lawyers

Laura McKenzie

Laura McKenzie

CEO

Scale Investors

Dan Woodman

Dan Woodman

TR Ashworth Senior Lecturer in Sociology

University of Melbourne

Miya Tokumitsu

Miya Tokumitsu

Lecturer in Early Modern Art History

University of Melbourne

James Law

James Law

HR Director

Envato

Kristin Alford

Kristin Alford

Futurist and Director of the Science, Education an...

University of South Australia

Will Fooks

Will Fooks

Associate Director

GTA Consultants

Peter Self

Peter Self

Regional Manager, Collaboration

Cisco Australia and New Zealand

Ross Pilling

Ross Pilling

Chairman and Managing Director

BASF Australia & New Zealand

Richard Harmer

Richard Harmer

CEO and Founder

Holos Group

Jakkii Musgrave

Jakkii Musgrave

Consultant

Ripple Effect Group

Abena Ofori

Abena Ofori

Program Manager

Compass - Australian Impact Entrepreneurship Program

Raymond Harbridge

Raymond Harbridge

Research Fellow, Centre for Workplace Leadership

University of Melbourne

Daniel Crowley

Daniel Crowley

Co-Founder and CTO

Relectrify

Max Theilacker

Max Theilacker

Research Fellow

Centre for Workplace Leadership

Sarah Alexander

Sarah Alexander

Director of YLab Design

Foundation for Young Australians

Nicola Hazell

Nicola Hazell

Head of Public Affairs & Policy

Foundation for Young Australians

Tom Gardner

Tom Gardner

YLab Facilitation Practice Lead

Foundation for Young Australians

Antonia Mochan

Antonia Mochan

Innovation Projects Lead, Centre for Workplace Lea...

University of Melbourne

Kate Driver

Kate Driver

Deputy Director, General Manager Operations

Questacon

Julian Waters-Lynch

Julian Waters-Lynch

Partner

Holos Group

Narelle Hooper

Narelle Hooper

Adviser, Author, Director

narellehooper.com

Gaby McDonald

Gaby McDonald

Facilitator

The Holos Group

Isabella Dunwill

Isabella Dunwill

Tutor

National Institute of Dramatic Art

David Seignior

David Seignior

Creative Director

PlaythinkInc

Ben Stringer

Ben Stringer

Tutor

National Institute of Dramatic Art

Zaana Howard

Zaana Howard

Facilitator

The Holos Group

Varina Paisley

Varina Paisley

PhD Candidate

UNSW Business School

Bamini KPD Balakrishnan

Bamini KPD Balakrishnan

PhD Candidate, College of Business

RMIT University

Sylvia Roux

Sylvia Roux

PhD Candidate, School of Management

QUT Business School

Great Minds Don’t Think Alike (#GMDTA)

Great Minds Don’t Think Alike (#GMDTA)

20 Top Students

University of Melbourne

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