Succeed in the boardroom: WOBMeet Central Coast/Hunter Region
Date Thursday, 02 March 2023
Time 02 Mar 17:00 - 02 Mar 19:00 AEDT
Venue South End Social Shop 1/32 Mann Street Gosford NSW Australia
Pricing Full Member
$ 35 Full Member
Corporate Member
$ 35 Corporate Member
Premium Member
$ 35 Premium Member
Champion Member
$ 35 Champion Member
Basic Member
$ 55 Basic Member
Guests Allowed
Register by Thursday, 02 March 2023

We think that it is time to deepen your connections.... so join the WOB team for a special networking event.  

This is a great opportunity to bring a  friend / colleague and for those who are new to WOB to be introduced to our terrific network. 

To bring a guest, please register your guest when checking out in the shopping cart. Friends will be charged at the member rate. If you have already registered and would like to bring a guest, please email WOB at wob-aus@womenonboards.net

Tickets include one drink on arrival + light finger food. Drinks can then be purchased at bar prices.

Cyber... are you aware of your obligations?

In this session, Anne will talk about how boards can ask the right questions around cyber and get the level of oversight they needed about the risk their organisation is facing. 

Event Schedule
5:00pm - Arrival and registrations (welcome drinks and canapés)
5:45 pm - 'Cyber - are you aware of your obligations?' with audience participation
7.00 pm - 7.30 pm - Keep the conversation going with post-event drinks

Guest speaker: Anne Garlick

Member Board Audit and Risk Committee, Macquarie University
Former Director of the Central Coast Grammar School,  Deputy Board Chair and chair of the ICT subcommittee.

Anne is a recognised leader in Technology and Cyber Risk management has led and delivered transformational technology and business change during her career. She has a passion and track record for driving business outcomes through leading people and transforming process and technology whilst having a strong risk mindset. Anne helps others understand the increasing complexity of the digital, cyber and regulatory risk landscapes.

Change and business outcomes are driven using a collaborative and consultative style that motivates and inspires teams to embed deep and lasting cultural change whilst delivering exceptional business outcomes. All of this is done with a keen focus on mentoring and coaching individual team members to be their best. A particular passion is promoting the development of an inclusive work environment with a strong focus on gender and cultural diversity.

A highly motivated C suite executive Anne has successfully transitioned from Chief Information Officer roles to a Chief Risk Officer with a focus on technology, cyber and operational risk. Anne has experience working with Boards both within Financial Services and as an independent director of education organisations.
Anne has a Masters of Management from Macquarie Graduate School of Management and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Hosted by: Claire Braund

Non-Executive Director, WOB Pty Ltd (appointed April 2006)
Executive Director, Women on Boards Australia (appointed February 2018)
Chair, Central Coast Conservatorium of Music
Non-Executive Director & Governance Committee Chair, Coast Shelter Emergency Accommodation Ltd

Claire is a social entrepreneur and businesswoman based on the NSW Central Coast. She co-founded Women on Boards in Australia in 2006 and in the UK in 2012 following a career in journalism and public relations. She is an experienced Non-Executive Director on small businesses and large Not-For-Profit organisations and has significant expertise on board governance in many other sectors. 

Claire is a highly respected facilitator and speaker on a range of topics in the area of board governance, equity and diversity. She is an informed and entertaining MC and presenter and well known for her courage, conviction, compassion and confidence; and as someone who looks for new ideas and opportunities. 

In 2011 Claire became a Churchill Fellow for her research into gender balance on boards in Norway, France and the UK. She is also a graduate of the Benevolent Society’s Sydney Social Leadership Program which has led to a lifelong interest in affordable housing and related social issues, particularly those impacting women and children.