Succeed in the boardroom: Breakfast with Sandy Verschoor - Adelaide
Date Thursday, 12 October 2023
Time 12 Oct 7:30 - 12 Oct 9:00 ACST
Venue Queen Adelaide Club 6 Stephens Place Adelaide SA 5000 Australia
Pricing Full Member
$ 60 Full Member
Corporate Member
$ 60 Corporate Member
Premium Member
$ 60 Premium Member
Champion Member
$ 60 Champion Member
$ 85 Member
Guests Allowed
Register by Thursday, 05 October 2023

You are invited to attend our Andreyev Lawyers partnered breakfast. This 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.

Guest Speaker: Sandy Verschoor

Chair, Art Gallery of South Australia
Chair, SA Heriage Council
Director, Sandy Verschoor & Associates

Sandy Verschoor is the first female to hold the positions of Lord Mayor, Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillor, and General Manager with the City of Adelaide.

Elected as Lord Mayor of Adelaide from 2018-2022, she was the City’s third female Lord Mayor and the first in almost 20 years. Sandy was elected City of Adelaide Area Councillor in 2015 and served as Deputy Lord Mayor 2017-2018.

Her career spans public and private enterprise, not-for-profits, and local and state government, including three years as General Manager City Culture and Community Services for the City of Adelaide (2012-2015). Sandy has developed and delivered some of the most significant cultural events for the State during her time as CEO for the Adelaide Fringe and the Adelaide Festival, and in 2018 produced the Adelaide Festival of Ideas.

Hosted by: Wendy Teasdale-Smith

SA Representative, WOB Australia Pty Ltd
Non-Executive Director, Road Safety Education 

Wendy has been a member of WOB for the last 15 years. Over the last 5 years, she has taken on the role of the SA representative of WOB. She is a staunch advocate of women their contribution to industry and the community.

In addition to her WOB leadership, Wendy works as a consultant in the area of public speaking and executive presence, in her company “What’s the Stuff? She also works as an academic lecturing international students at master’s level in the areas of leadership, emotional and cultural intelligence, strategy, and operations.

Wendy is currently a Non-Executive Director on the Road Safety Education Board. Her previous board-related appoints include being chair of the Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre the Education Standard Board SA and the Australian National Council and the Uniting care Wesley Board Inc. Wendy is also a winner of the SA Telstra Business Woman of the Year, Community Section, Award.

With thanks to our generous event host: