You are invited to attend our Clayton Utz partnered lunch. This lunch is an excellent opportunity to hear from a current director about challenges and learning from their board journey, their tips for aspiring directors and opportunities as well as other current topical issues in their sector.
Come along with questions - we look forward to seeing you face-to-face again.
Limited places available to WOB full members and their guests only.
NB: Registrations close Monday 7 August for catering purposes.
Guest Speaker: Leeanne Bond
Non-Executive Director, Entyr Limited
Non-Executive Director, One Basin CRC
Non-Executive Director, Aurecon
Independent Non-Execuitive Chair, Mining3
Non-Executive Director, Synertex Corporation Limited (ASX:SOP)
Non-Executive Director, Snowy Hydro Limited
Leeanne Bond is a widely known and respected Engineering Executive, Independent Non-Executive Company Director and Board Chair with a passion for business and the profession of engineering.
Leeanne’s expertise in business strategy, energy and resources, technology and innovation, risk management, infrastructure and governance of major capital projects has helped shape many organisations based on her 30-year career in engineering projects and professional services. Her executive career covers general management, engineering projects and professional services across a broad range of industrial sectors including leadership roles at board/senior management level in infrastructure, water, energy, power, oil and gas, minerals and postgraduate education.
Leeanne is the owner of Breakthrough Energy and currently the independent non-executive chair of ASX listed engineering and technology group Synertec Corporation Limited (SOP) and Mining3, an industry directed research and technology organisation formerly known as CRCMining in partnership with CSIRO. She is also a non-executive director of Australian government owned Snowy Hydro Limited and Clean Energy Finance Corporation as well as an investor in new technology start-ups.
Leeanne is committed to improving diversity and inclusion and encouraging women in STEM and personally sponsors a scholarship for a female engineering undergraduate student at the University of Queensland. She served as the first female President of Engineers Australia in Queensland in 2002 and is a past Deputy Chair of the Board of Professional Engineers. Leeanne was named Australian Professional Engineer of the Year in 2007 by Engineers Australia and has served on the national board of Engineers Australia.
Hosted by: Claire Braund and Anna Hebron
Non-Executive Director, WOB Pty Ltd (appointed April 2006)
Executive Director, Women on Boards Australia (appointed Feb 2018)
Chair, Central Coast Conservatorium of Music
Non-Executive Director & Governance Committee Chair, Coast Shelter Emergency Accommodation Ltd
As the co-founder of Women on Boards, both in Australia (2006) and the UK (2012) it goes without saying that Claire has a wealth of experience in working with women who are seeking board roles. She is an informed, entertaining and engaging presenter who brings the world of boards across a wide range of sectors alive to participants and is able to quickly connect the dots and match people to areas aligned to their skills and interests. Claire is an experienced Non-Executive Director on small businesses and large Not-For-Profit organisations and has a deep understanding of the board environment across a wide range of sectors.
Qld Representative, Women on Boards Australia
Strategic Advisor & Coach, Anna Hebron & Associates
Anna is an executive leader, NED, strategic advisor and mentor with a passion for good governance, inspiring people and teams to be their best and delivering purposeful outcomes with simple process. She is the founder of Your Governance Guide, was appointed Member Appeals Tribunal, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand and a Fellow of Governance Institute of Australia. LinkedIn Profile
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