Narelle is a former editor of the Financial Review’s award-winning leadership magazine BOSS and founding Co-Chair of the Australian Financial Review – Westpac’s 100 Women of Influence Awards from 2012-2014.
In late 2015, after leaving the media, she co-authored the agenda-setting book New Women, New Men, New Economy (Federation Press). It showed the powerful connection between having more women in leadership and greater organisational performance and innovation.
A highly regarded interviewer and facilitator and long time advocate for greater diversity and sustainability in Australian business, Narelle has had a distinguished career in senior roles with leading media groups, including the ABC, Fairfax Media, SBS TV and BRW Magazine. Her public interview subjects have ranged from the Prime Minister and heads of the Reserve Bank and Treasury to Australia’s top CEOs and global business thinkers.
Narelle grew up in rural NSW, studied journalism at Canberra University and has a Masters of Management (Financial Management) from Macquarie Graduate School of Management. Based in Sydney, she is also a director of The Ethics Centre, Documentary Australia Foundation and the Tasmanian Development Board.
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