Mentor Biographies

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Below is a sample of some of the highly experienced and professional mentors available under the WOB My Mentor program.

Non-Executive Director, Executive Director and CEO, Perth WA

This mentor is is a well connected leader and strategic thinker, known for her ability to realise potential in both people and organisations. She has been recognized for her business development skills and commercial acumen with awards for enterprise and market development. Additionally she assists boards and directors find their way through the maze of governance, performance, people and strategy issues. She is an established NED in both public sector and private sector. She has a Doctor of Business Administration 2003 from University of Western Australia, a Graduate Diploma in Business from Curtin University of Technology, a Bachelor of Education  and is a Fellow of the AICD and of the Australian Institute of Mangement AIM

Non-Executive Director and Senior Executive, Hunter Region NSW

This mentor is an experienced trustee of a large Industry Superannuation Fund where she is the Chair of the Remuneration and Insurance Committees, and a long-term member of the Audit and Risk Committee. She is a Board Director of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees, and sits on the Examination Committee of the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia.  She consults into the Higher Education and Government sectors. As an executive she was a NED on a number of boards in both in Australia and Singapore.  This mentor holds a BSc in biological sciences and a PhD in plant physiology. She is a GAICD, a FAICD, and a graduate of the Mastering the Boardroom program.

Non-Executive Director and Business Strategist, Brisbane Qld

This mentor is a strategy specialist who understands that to achieve above average returns, companies must distinguish themselves from their competitors. As a director, this mentor brings to the noard a holistic approach, which balances the competing imperatives of risk management and strategic innovation.  She consults into the Higher Education and Government sectors as well as mining and resources, infrastructure and other asset intensive industries. This mentor holds a Graduate Diploma, Creative Industries (Creative Writing), a PhD in Corporate Strategy and a Bachelor Pharmacy (1st Class Honours).

Chair, consultant, coach and mentor, Sydney NSW

This Mentor is an experienced NFP Director and has recently been elected Chair of one of her boards. She has had senior executive experience in an ASX 100 company. She is an Executive coach and consults and delivers in Leadership development across a wide variety of industries including Financial, Pharmaceutical; PR; Education and Telecommunications. She has mentored a diverse group of executives and enjoys seeing women reach their potential.   She has worked in Executive and Senior Human Resource and Organisation Development roles across Australia and some Asia Pacific activity in large organizations. She has a Masters in Organisation Coaching from Sydney University and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Director program. (GAICD)

Experienced director and chair, Tasmania

This Mentor has a long career history as Chair and Director on multiple Boards coupled with global experience leading programs for high potential women within global multi-national companies.  Sought by many women for her advice and guidance that will help them to unlock their potential and maximise their performance, her focus is on helping others to learn through raising awareness and driving actions that will make a difference in others.  As an experience Coach and Mentor, who educates others in building their own coaching competence she brings deep experience and knowledge to the WOB mentoring community.

Experienced director and executive coach, Sydney NSW

This mentor is a highly experienced independent board director with NED experience of federal and state statutory authorities, industry companies, universities and the NFP sector.  Currently a Director of a for-profit business with an infrastructure asset base of over $40 billion.Strong public-private sector collaborative leadership achievements, futures strategy, and, working with communities mark this mentor. She speaks on how women can advance their careers to suit their own aspirations. An AICD Fellow, she encourages women to leadership roles and sees firm evidence of women NEDs enhancing business outcomes, external relationships and communities.


The mentoring program is open to Women on Boards Full Members. Click here to join. 
The cost of the program is $2,530 (inc GST).  To sign up click the Register button below.

Following the completion of the program, mentees have the option of purchasing additional mentoring sessions in packages of three one hour sessions for $1,452 (inc GST) or six one hour sessions for $2,772 (inc GST).


Registration Support: email Angela Bowen 02 4321 0100 
Program Information: email Ruth Jones

Find out more

Mentoring (main page)
The benefits of mentoring - with program Director Ruth Jones
Mentoring stories and case studies 
Meet the Mentors
9 tips of mentoring
Mentoring podcast

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