Women on Boards and KPMG invite you to a special boardroom event with Non-Executive Director and South Australian Commissioner for Equal Opportunity, Dr Nkki Vincent. Moderated by WOB SA Representative, Wendy Teasdale-Smith, the discussion will cover a wide range of topics including:
- The attributes and skills that makes a director effective.
- What creates a good board dynamic - and the do's and don'ts for prospective directors.
- Current and emerging issues for boards.
- Risks of serving on boards in the current economic and political climate.
- Sector specific advice for new and current board members.
There will be plenty of time for discussion and questions from the audience. Come with all your curly questions about boards and the boardroom environment.
Dr Nikki Vincent
Dr Niki Vincent is the South Australian Commissioner for Equal Opportunity. She has statutory powers to assess and conciliate complaints of discrimination and to inform the community about their rights and responsibilities under equal opportunity laws.
Prior to this appointment, Niki held the position of CEO of the Leaders Institute of SA as well as concurrent appointments as an Adjunct Professor in the University of South Australia's Business School and as a member of the SA Remuneration Tribunal. She currently Chairs the Australian Council of Human Rights Authorities, serves on the national management committee of Play By The Rules and is a member of the Advisory Council for the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA). In addition, she is an active ambassador for Time for Kids – a respite foster care organisation.
Niki holds two University Medals (for her PhD and Honours in Psychology). She has also received an Australian Leadership Award and was an SA Finalist in the Telstra Business Woman of the Year Award. She has authored numerous academic publications.
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