At Morgan McKinley, we understand that diversity is a key area of focus for many of our clients and we are committed to helping them achieve their goals. As part of our commitment to helping organisations attract and develop talent, we commission an annual panel discussion with leading experts to consistently provide value to both candidates and clients.
This year we will focus on Inclusive Leadership and how building a diverse and inclusive team can help you achieve better business results, build employee engagement and improve retention.
We are delighted to invite you and your colleagues to this years' annual panel discussion and lunch on Friday, 3rd November at the Ivy Sunroom, a must attend event of the year for all business leaders.
The event will include a structured panel discussion with an outstanding selection of business leaders, who bring a wealth of experience and a diverse range of perspectives. They will be sharing their own ideas and experiences on how organisations and we as individuals can benefit from embracing inclusive leadership.
Our panel consists of:
Journalist and Author
Journalist and author Catherine Fox is one of Australia’s leading commentators on women and the workforce. During a long career with the Australian Financial Review she edited several sections of the newspaper, wrote the weekly Corporate Woman column, helped establish Boss magazine and was founding co-chair of the Westpac/AFR Women of Influence awards. Since leaving she has set up her own advisory business and contributes to a range of media. She has written three books, her latest “Seven Myths about Women and Work” (New South) was released in August 2012.
Managing Director Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices, ANZ
Gavin has an extensive background as a senior commercial and executive manager in Asia Pacific. Currently Chair of the Medical Devices industry body, he is helping to shape industry dialogue with the Government and ensure stable and beneficial policy settings for the industry, customers and patients into the future. He has a strong record of leading organisational growth, change and transformation; and is well known for his track record of developing and exporting outstanding leaders, and ensuring a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. Gavin is a Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Male Champions of Change (MCC) in STEM and an ambassador for Bowel Cancer Australia and Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children (ROMAC).
Chief Transformation Officer Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA)
Kate is a senior executive with broad leadership experience gained during a career predominantly in finance, in Australia and internationally. She began her career as a graduate with Arthur Andersen in Sydney and moved offshore for a number of years working in Singapore, London, New York and Zurich. Kate holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is the President of International Women’s Forum in Australia, Chairman of the NSW Advisory Board for the Starlight Childrens Foundation and a Board Member of the Coca-Cola Australia Foundation.
Ken has been with PwC for 28 years and a tax partner since 1999. He is a corporate tax specialist in financial services and is also the National Cultural Diversity & Inclusion Leader for PwC Australia. Ken is a member of the NSW Police Commissioner's Multicultural Advisory Council (PMAC), and a Director of Human Rights advocacy organisation Diplomacy Training Program (UNSW Law School). Ken was also recently appointed a Director of the Leadership Council on Cultural Diversity Ltd.
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