We are happy to announce the return of our Clayton Utz partnered lunches. This lunch will be an excellent opportunity to hear from Alsion Gaines who will discuss her learnings as a Board Advisor and Non Executive Director and to meet Claire Braund, Co-founder and Executive Director, Women on Boards.
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.
Guest Speaker: Alison Gaines
Managing Director, Gaines Advisory
Non Executive Director, West Australian Opera
Independent Chair, Hiremii Recruitment (ASX: HMI)
Independent Non Executive Director, Blackstone Minerals Limited (ASX:BSX)
Governor, Director on the Board, Chair of the Remuneration Committee, Member of Nominations Advisory Committee, Chair of CoL WA Chapter Board, College of Law Ltd
Member of the Nominations Committee of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (WA).
Independent Chair of the Nominations Committee, Hockey Australia
Alison founded Gaines Advisory in 2020 to provide a unique board search and board advisory service, while also specialising in the provision of strategic support to leaders to develop and implement their corporate strategy.
Alison responds to the particular needs of clients to realise the power of good governance and board and executive leadership. Alison provides chairs and boards with advice about board composition and succession, nomination of chairs and non-executive directors, board performance and CEO performance and executive talent, and board remuneration design.
Alison was Global CEO and Head of the Board Practice for international boutique search firm, Gerard Daniels, for nearly 15 years, following a career as a CEO of a law society and senior executive in government responsible for government boards and committees and the Senior Executive Service. LinkedIn
Facilitated by Claire Braund
Non-Executive Director, WOB Pty Ltd (appointed April 2006)
Executive Director, Women on Boards Australia (appointed February 2018)
Deputy President & Building Committee Chair, Central Coast Conservatorium of Music
Non-Executive Director, Coast Shelter Emergency Accommodation Ltd
Claire is a former journalist and public relations manager who used her high level advocacy skills to co-found Women on Boards in Australia. She is a highly respected speaker on gender balance and related business issues, Claire an informed and entertaining presenter, a renowned networker and skilled at building relationships for common benefit. She became a Churchill Fellow in 2011 for her research into the effect of gender quotas on public listed company boards in Norway, the UK and France which led to the establishment of Women on Boards in the UK in 2012. Claire is a director of the Central Coast Conservatorium (of Music), a past director of the Foundation for Australian Agricultural Women and The Women's Club and a graduate of the Benevolent Society’s Sydney Social Leadership Program.
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