Speakers

 

Kathryn Fagg

President of Chief Executive Women
Reserve Bank of Australia Board Member

Kathryn is an experienced chairman and board member having worked in senior executive roles across a range of industries, from resources, to manufacturing and logistics, as well as banking and professional services, in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

Kathryn has been a member of the board of the Reserve Bank of Australia since 2013.  She is also on the boards of ASX-listed companies Boral, Djerriwarrh Investments and Incitec Pivot, as well as Chairman of the Melbourne Recital Centre and Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA).  

Her professional career spans the engineering, consulting, financial, resources and logistics industries, and saw her working in senior positions in Exxon Mobil, McKinsey & Co, ANZ, BlueScope Steel and Linfox.

 


 

Claire Rogers (MBA 1995)

CEO World Vision

Claire is a social innovator with a proven track record of strategising and delivering major change initiatives, helping organisations adapt to the tech-disrupted economy, and aligning physical and digital execution to maximise opportunities.
 
In her previous role as head of ANZ Australia’s digital banking, Claire spearheaded the bank's digital channels transformation, and is recognised for her capacity to grow customer facing business across both physical and digital channels.
 
Chair of Ridley Theological College for the past eight years, Claire has long had a passion for equal opportunity for all, and understands the challenges facing not-for-profits as they adapt to the new economy.
 
Claire is passionate about creative and agile engagement with World Vision supporters. She sees the digital revolution as an exciting opportunity to reach new generations who want to fight global poverty as well as lifting the experience for existing donors.
 
Claire is a member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) Board. She has also volunteered as a mentor for Springboard Enterprises, supporting women entrepreneurs as they take concepts to market in the technology and digital sectors.


 

Peggy O'Neal

President Richmond Football Club

Peggy was appointed president of the Richmond Football Club in October 2013, having served on the board since November 2005.
 
Peggy is a consultant to Lander & Rogers and has specialised in superannuation and financial services law for more than 20 years. She was a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills for many years.
 
In August 2014 she was appointed to chair the Victorian Minister for Sport's year-long Inquiry into 'Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation' and is now convenor of the Minister’s Change Our Game Champions program.  In the not for profit sector, she is on the board of Women's Housing, on the investment advisory panel of Home for Homes (an initiative of the Big Issue) and is an ambassador for micro-finance organisation, Opportunity International.
 
In September 2014 Peggy was named as one of the Financial Review/Westpac 100 Women of Influence and as one of the Women's Weekly 50 Most Powerful Women in Australia. Peggy is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Carbine Club.


 

Professor Jill Klein

A highly sought-after presenter, Jill teaches Managerial Judgement, Decision Making and Resilient Leadership on the MBA, Executive, Senior Executive MBA and Executive Education programs. Drawing on her family’s experiences during the Holocaust, Jill’s insights and teachings on resilience have inspired business leaders from around the world.
 
She has worked with large international organisations, including Ericsson, AstraZeneca, Toshiba, Syngenta and Adidas. Her research interests are gift-giving and sharing in impoverished contexts, consumer boycotts, and corporate social responsibility.


 

Professorial Fellow Amanda Sinclair

Amanda is a widely published author, recognised in academic and corporate circles as a pioneer in diversity and women in leadership and explorer of the application of mindfulness in leadership. Her research has been published in leading journals, including the Journal of Spirituality, Leadership and Management, Leadership, Organization, Gender, Work and Organisation and more.
 
Together with her good friend, Catherine Walter AM, Amanda co-founded the Women and Management Dinner, nurturing it to the signature event that the MBS community loves today.


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