Introducing our 2019 Board ReadinessTM Graduates (Current as at June 2019)

Alice Peterson

LinkedIn Profile

Board CV


Professional Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Economics, University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Journalism & Mass Communication),University of Queensland
  • Agile Professional (Certified Scrum Master), ICAgile
  • Prince2 Foundation Project management
  • Design Thinking Certified Practitioner, LUMA Institute

Board & Committee Experience:

  • 2018 to Current- Pets in the Park Queensland - Queensland State Advisory Director

Professional Experience:

Alice is passionate about delivering projects which enable organisations to not only be resilient to economic forces, but to be in front of it. She thrives on motivating complex personalities, and forming unlikely teams to achieve a united vision. She utilises this strength to resolve difficult issues and create faster decisions.

She is an experienced project manager for technology projects, utilising a number of methodologies including agile, design thinking, and traditional forms of project management (including prince2). She has also had experience in change management, workforce transformation, workshop facilitation and design, business analysis, and business organisational development.

Alice’s industry experience includes both state and federal government, health sector, not for profit organisations, and aged care.

In parallel, Alice has always been passionate about charity, volunteering, and giving back to the community. Her 2 -5year goal is to be granted a board position for a non for profit. Giving her the ability to combine her skills with this passion.

Alice is a young female aspiring to be part of transpiring change. She is passionate about supporting her minority cohort in the Information Technology industry.

Awards:

  • Nominated for the 2019 Women in Technology ICT Rising Star award 2019

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Victoria Jolley


Board & Committee Experience:

  • 2015 - Present Aus Results, Director
  • 2015-2017 Ironside State School, Swim Club Treasurer

Professional Qualifications & Experience:

  • 2019 Board Readiness Program, Women in Technology
  • 2018 Cyber Security Practitioner, ALC Training
  • 2015 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC)
  • 2010 MBA (Executive), Australian Graduate School of Management, UNSW
  • 1998 BBus (International Business and Marketing), First Class Distinction, Queensland University of Technology
  • 1995 BA (Political Science), University of Queensland
  • Professional Expertise: Agile, Prince2, Program Management Professional (PMP), Managing Successful Programs (MSP)

Affiliations: Women in Technology (WiT), Project Management Institute (PMI), QUT Mentor.

Professional Experience:

Victoria is a strategic thinker, with strong interpersonal and communication skills. She knows that achieving long-term, pragmatic outcomes to tough situations requires team-work and the ability to consider all points of view before acting. Collaboration & respect underpin her leadership style.

Victoria has over 20 years’ experience in delivering complex, global programs with significant experience in program turnaround and recovery, focusing on strategy, operational design and change management.

She has led many multi-year, multi-million dollar, multi-disciplinary transformation programs and considers change, although challenging, a necessary part of future-proofing any organisation.

Career Profile:

  • April 2019 – Present MaterProgram Manager: Corporate Services Transformation

  • May 2017- April 2019 Super Retail Group (SRG)

    Program Manager: Cyber Security, Digital Workplace, Finance Transformation

  • December 2015 – June 2017 LafargeHolcim (LH)

    Program Manager: Regional Integration



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    Angela Jones


    Board CV
     




    Board & Committee Experience:

    • Currently looking for opportunities to join a Board or volunteer on a Board Advisory Committee.
    • Chair/ Sponsor of a number of Technology programs and transformation initiatives including Lotteries Digital Transformation, Biosecurity Queensland Emergency Response Systems modernisation, Queensland Dam Safety System Transformation, Department of Agricultures Digital Strategy and Mobile Workforce development and implementation
    • Active Steering Committee member for a number of Technology and Business Portfolio and Program Governance committees: Portfolio Investment Committees, Regulator Working Groups, Capital Steering Groups and Tabcorp Technology Integration Program
    • Secretariat Tabcorp Technology Investment Committee with a $100M+ budget
    • Chair, Enterprise PPM Working Group, spanning eight portfolios
    • Secretariat, Biosecurity Queensland IT Investment Committee
    • Secretariat of the Department of Environment Information Systems Governance Committee and Information Security Reference Group

    Professional Qualifications and Memberships:

      • Bachelor of Business - Information Management Technology (Computer Science Major) – Queensland University of Technology
      • Member of Women in Technology
      • Women in Technology Board Readiness Program graduate 2019
      • Justice of the Peace (Qualified)
      • Prince2 Practitioner Certification
      • Agile PM Foundation, Charles Sturt University
      • Proteus Leadership by Design Program
      • Community Coaching course, Sports Australia

      Professional Experience:

      Angela is a technology executive and enthusiast with almost 20 years’ experience spanning both public and private sectors. Her career began as a technical specialist and developer before moving into strategic business advisory roles in enterprise architecture, consulting, and portfolio management.

      She empowers high performance by weaving business and technology teams together to bring strategy to life. Angela is passionate about unlocking the potential of her people, technology and business to showcase how disruptive technology can drive transformation that exceeds expectations.

      Angela’s diverse technical background, combined with broader business acumen, enables her to build and deliver technology strategies that are understood by the business and deliver tangible results. She takes great pride in being a technologist and relishes any opportunity to demonstrate the business value technology delivers.

      Her strengths include strategy development and execution, corporate governance, change management, scaled technology delivery, portfolio investment, merger & acquisitions, risk & audit management, financial management and stakeholder engagement.

      Her proudest contributions include the programs of work that have delivered significant community benefits or are adopting leading edge technologies and practices, especially in the fields of environmental science, dam safety, biosecurity, charitable lotteries and complex regulated, scaled infrastructure and systems.

      As a qualified Justice of the Peace, Angela is an active member of her community and often volunteers her time on school committees. She is also a strong supporter of not-for-profit organisations, especially those that support youth requiring health care support.


      Awards:
        • Australia Day Award for leading a program of work to implement the first state-wide mobile solution to capture Wildlife Sightings of rare and threatened species
        • CIO Excellence Award for contribution to Tourism, Small Business & Commonwealth Games CRM Project
        • Volunteer Award from Brisbane Lord Mayor for contributions to the 2011 Flood Recovery efforts




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        Lynn Fink

         
         



        Board & Committee Experience:

        • Australian Animal Cancer Foundation, Brisbane

        Education & Professional Development:  

        Tertiary Qualifications:   

        • 2002 PhD University of California, San Diego 
        • 1995 BS University of Arizona
        Professional Development:
        • 2019 Board Readiness Program Women In Technology
        • 2019 Not-for-profit Law Justice Connect, Board Induction Webinar Series 2019 Certificate: Introduction to Governance QCOSS Community Door 2015 Queensland Talking Scientists Program Queensland Government, DSITIA

        Memberships:

        • Member Women on Boards 
        • Member Women in Technology 
        • Member Human Genetics Society of Australasia 
        • Member International Society for Computational Biology



           

        Profile:

        An internationally recognised life scientist with 25 years of experience, I currently act as the Technical Director for Xing Technologies - a company combining cutting-edge nanotechnology with genomics to develop point-of-care medical devices and revolutionize cancer care for people as well as our companion animals. Building on my strengths in stakeholder engagement and project design I have established numerous academic/industry collaborations resulting in over $16M in funding so far, in addition increasing in commercial revenue. I am also committed to training the next-generation of biotech pioneers through my activities as a mentor and university lecturer.

        Professional Experience:

        • 2019-present -Technical Director – Xing Technologies, Brisbane
        • 2017-2019  - Director of Research - BGI Australia, Brisbane
        • 2014-2017 - Senior Research Fellow - The University of Queensland Brisbane   
        • 2010-2014 - Deputy Bioinformatics Manager - Queensland Centre for Medical Genomics, Brisbane
        • Scientific Developer - SciVee, Inc., San Diego, CA, 2007-2010 

        Extra Professional Experience & Interests:

        Administrative Service:

        • 219 Queensland Biodiscovery Act Reform Workshop
        • 2018 Go8 Genomics and Precision Medicine Collaboration and Commercialisation Summit
        • 2010-2013 International Cancer Genome Consortium - Bioinformatics Analyses Working Group

        Activities:

        • 2018- Mentor University of Queensland Higher Degree Research Career Development Mentoring Program 
        • 2017 Panel Member Australia China Business Council Qld, Australia China Education Dialogue 
        • 2016- Panel Member Career Development Panels for: Calamvale Community College, CSIRO Postdoctoral Workshop, COMBINE16 Symposium 
        • 2002-2015 Committee Member; Organizer Scientific conferences including: Brisbane Cell and Developmental Biology Meeting, Intelligent Systems in Molecular Biology, UQ Winter School in Mathematical and Computational Biology, RECOMB

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               Rachael Barabas



        Board CV



        Current Directorships:

            • Office of the Health Ombudsman -  Risk and Audit Committee Member   - 1 July 2017 to 31 July 2018 and Acting Chair 27 April 2018 to 31 July 2018
            • State Library of Queensland - Audit and Risk Management Committee 
            • Building Queensland - Risk and audit committee - Guest attendee since 2017
            • Corporate Administration Agency -  Risk Management Committee - Member since 2015
            • Western Suburbs Special School P&C - Member since 2017
            • Western Suburbs Special School Student Council - Parent representative
            • Inala Community Kindergarten - Treasurer 201

            Executive & Advisory Experience:

              • Corporate Administration Agency - Director, Financial Services October 2015 – Current
              • Executive Director (Acting) July 2018 - August 2018 (Short term relieving) - July 2017 - August 2017 (Short term relieving)
              • Arts Queensland - Director Arts Business Services (Acting)
              •  February 2019 – March 2019 (Short term secondment)
              • Director Finance (Acting) October 2018 – December 2018 (Short term secondment)
              • Queensland Shared Services - Director, Accounting Services October 2010 – October 2015 

              Qualifications:

                • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) - Griffith University – Nathan Campus 2003
                • Certificate in Office Skills (Traineeship) - Lorraine Martin College 1995-1996

                Professional Experience:

                  I am an accomplished leader with over 20 years Finance experience in both the public and private sector including representation on multiple Audit and Risk committees. I have proven success in delivering high quality financial services, enterprise wide innovation and business improvements to a multitude of small and large business improvement programs. I enjoy being innovative, creating efficiencies through technology and automation and maximising resources where possible. Whilst technology and automation is the way of the future, I strongly believe of equal importance is our human resources and pride myself on building high performance work teams and productive work cultures.

                  For the past 15 years, I have held many senior management roles in the Queensland Public Service predominantly focused on Shared Service delivery. Through these roles I have been actively involved in various Management Committees particularly Audit and Risk Committees across a breadth of organisations and industries including the Office of the Health Ombudsman, State Library of Queensland, Building Queensland, Corporate Administration Agency. In my personal life, I have been Treasurer for my daughter’s Kindergarten and currently a member of my son’s Special School P&C and Student Council.

                  I am results orientated and able to work effectively with every level within organisations to address challenges and help shape organisations to where they would like to be. Whilst I predominantly have a finance background, I have a global business accruement and strong customer focused abilities to enable me to offer knowledgeable guidance and strategic advice to a number of organisations across the public sector.

                  Qualifications:

                    • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) - Griffith University – Nathan Campus 2003
                    • Certificate in Office Skills (Traineeship) - Lorraine Martin College 1995-1996


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                        Amanda Miotto


                        LinkedIn Profile



                        Executive & Advisory Experience:

                          • Research Bazaar Brisbane - Committee Founding Member 2015-Present
                          • Research Software Engineers Australia – Interim Committee Interim Committee Member 2017
                          • Software Carpentry – Mentor Committee Member 
                           

                            Professional Qualifications:

                            • 2003-2007 University of Southern Queensland Bachelor of Science (Major Bioinformatics)
                            • 2018 - DDSL Foundations of Business Analyst in Agile Methodology
                            • 2019- Melbourne School of Business Leading in the Digital Age

                            Professional Experience:

                            Amanda Miotto would like to apply for a board position, focusing on boards around open data and open education. As an analyst in research, she brings a wealth of knowledge around data, tech and research, with a strong focus on academia and educating researchers. She has a history in biological science and bioinformatics, as well as software development in high performance computing, scientific workflows and data portals.

                            Core Competencies:

                            Strong understanding of Software Development and hardware needed for technical systems, as well as potential risk points associated with Software Development and Implementation of new technical solution. Along with her work in the field of data science,

                            Amanda is heavily involved in communities around open data, data science and promoting diversity in STEM. This is reflected in her many initiatives at Griffith University and was awarded the WIT IT Professional award in 2018 for her work.

                            Strong background in project life cycle, from proposals to approvals and implementation. Experience as a Business Analyst across a diverse environment of projects. With a start in Stem Cell Research,

                            Amanda is familiar with the biological sciences and research in academia. She has a focus on accelerating research and results for her clients.

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                            Leesa Partridge


                            Board CV



                            Board & Committee Experience:

                            • Aspiring to a Board role 
                            • Member of the Parent Focus Group - The Glennie School ( 2007-2009) 
                            • Member of the French Immersion Supporters Group - The Glennie School (2006-2009)  

                            Professional Qualifications and

                            Memberships:

                            • Board Readiness Program – Women in Technology (2019) 
                            • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) – University of the Sunshine Coast (2016) 
                            • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) – University of Southern Queensland (2011) 
                            • Diploma of Project Management – Australian College of Project Management (2008) 
                            • Advanced Diploma of Engineering – TAFE Tasmania (2000) 
                            • Member Women in Technology

                            Professional Experience:

                            Leesa is a versatile and motivated professional with experience in local government, state government and the non-profit sector. She has a team oriented approach to integrating continuous improvement, enjoys maximising resources for productivity and seeing people work together to achieve successful outcomes. Leesa has worked across multidisciplinary teams to deliver infrastructure projects for stakeholders from the public sector, commercial entities and Tier 1 construction companies.

                            Leesa has a keen interest in emerging technology and how engineering solutions can contribute to the betterment of society as a whole.

                            As part of the Executive Leadership Team and in her roles to date, Leesa has been responsible for;

                            • Financial management including finding efficiencies to meet budgetary constraints. 
                            • Strategic planning such as and workforce planning.
                            •  Governance through regulatory compliance and working to industry standards. 
                            • Risk management through risk assessment, risk and safety in design register development and implementation.

                            Leesa is looking to apply her strengths in strategic thinking, analytical reasoning and operational knowledge to add value to a Board position

                            Awards:

                            • 2013 Queensland Skills Women’s Scholarship recipient


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                            Claudia Giurgiuman


                            LinkedIn Profile 


                            Board CV


                            Current Directorship & Advisory Committees: 

                            • April 2019 - Current Co-Chair and Co-President - Women in Technology Board
                            • Jan 2019 – Current Chair - Research Advisory Committee, Sunshine Coast Health Foundation (Wishlist)
                            • March 2019 – Current Member - Research Strategy Network Steering Committee, Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes 
                            • April 2019 - Current Member - Awards Committee and Judging Panel, Women in Technology
                            • Jan 2019 – June 2019 Member - Research Executive and Education Group, Mater Research
                            • Jan 2017 – Dec 2018 Member - Executive Management Team, Children’s Hospital Foundation
                            • Jan 2017 – Dec 2018 Member - Gender Equity Advisory Group, Children’s Hospital Foundation
                            • April 2016 – Dec 2018 Member – Children’s Hospital Foundation and Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service Collaborative Group
                            • April 2016 – Dec 2018 Member - Children’s Health Queensland Research Symposium Organising Committee 

                            Qualifications:

                            • 2019 – ongoing  Master of Business Administration, The University of Queensland 
                            • 2019 - Board Readiness Course, Women in Technology
                            • 2015 - Portfolio Program and Project Management Foundation and Practitioner Axleos Global Licensed
                            • 2008 - Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management, The University of Queensland
                            • 1999 – 2002 - PhD field of Medicine, The University of Queensland
                            • 1998 -  Honours Class 1A, The University of Queensland 
                            • 1995 – 1997 -  Bachelor of Science, The University of Queensland

                            Professional Experience:

                            I care about people! I am interested in open and transparent processes than enable equitable access to care and resources. I am particularly passionate about improving health outcomes and have gained extensive health research, research management and leadership experience.
                            • I am a visionary leader, with a reputation for contributing to strategy development at national, state and local level and the ability to operationalise strategy to deliver creative, novel and consumer-focused outcomes in the not-for-profit sector
                            • I have demonstrated executive and senior leadership experience in achieving dynamic cross-unit collaboration to build and grow philanthropic investment
                            • I am a respected team leader with ability to recognise and mobilise talent and create high-performing cultures that consistently achieve in challenging environments
                            • I have Non-Executive Director experience as Co-Chair and Co-President of a not-for-profit and;
                            • I am a highly effective networker, coordinating activities with internal and external stakeholders to achieve high impact outcomes in terms of investment opportunities, marketing opportunities, philanthropic opportunities and high visibility events

                            Awards:

                            • 2013 Won Best Clinical Trial Site in Australia and New Zealand for exceptional ethics and governance processes at Haematology and Oncology Clinics of Australia Research Centre
                            • 2007 Young Investigator Award, Gastroenterology Society of Australia
                            • 2007 Gastroenterology Society of Australia Travel Grant
                            • 2004 UniQuest Trailblazer Award
                            • 2003 UQ Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
                            • 1999 Australian Postgraduate Award - PhD Scholarship with Stipend
                            • 1998 Honours Scholarship Centre for Immunology and Cancer Research
                            • 1997 Dean’s Commendation for High Achievement 

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                              Sabina Janstrom


                              LinkedIn Profile

                              Current Directorships:

                                • Jubilee Community Care - 2018 to Present - Management Committee Member 
                                • Geogstrom Heavy Industries - Family Trust - 2015 to Present - Director


                                Executive and Advisory Experience:

                                  • Fujitsu Australia - 2016 to Present - Portfolio Director
                                  • Residential Tenancies Authority  - 2012-2015 - Business Systems Manager
                                  • Infor - 2006 to 2012 - Director of IT, Asia Pacific

                                  alifications:

                                  • 2016 - University of Queensland Business School
                                  • Master of Business (Graduated in Top 5% of Class, Dean’s Honour Roll 2015)
                                  • 2016 - University of Pennsylvania Wharton Business School
                                  • Global Consulting Program
                                  • 1997 - University of Queensland
                                  • Bachelor of Arts, Honours (Psychology)


                                  Professional Experience:

                                  Sabina has been on the management committee of a not for profit in the Aged Care sector since March 2018, acting as an ICT expert and participating in the full range of board duties. The Aged Care sector is an area where technology has a great opportunity to improve the lives of older Australians and Sabina is making a strategic contribution to the direction of Jubilee Community Care.

                                  Sabina is also an experienced ICT executive specialising in the interface between companies, their employees and technology. Sabina has worked in the technology industry, as well as State Government and Consulting Services in a mixture of vendor and internal roles.

                                  Over 20 years Sabina has been responsible for technology platforms across Europe and Asia Pacific, as well as reporting to Boards on the progress of transformation programs

                                  Qualifications:

                                  • 2016 - University of Queensland Business School - Master of Business (Graduated in Top 5% of Class, Dean’s Honour Roll 2015)
                                  • 2016 - University of Pennsylvania Wharton Business School - Global Consulting Program
                                  • 1997 - University of Queensland - Bachelor of Arts, Honours (Psychology) 

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                                  Tamara Pratt



                                  Board CV



                                  Board & Committee Experience:

                                  • Member of Business Connexion’s Regional Executive Committee (2011)

                                  Professional Qualifications:

                                  • 2010 -Master of Information Technology USQ 
                                  • 2010 - Member, Golden Key International Honour Society
                                  • 2005 - Diploma of IT Project Management (PMBOK) Moreton Institute of TAFE
                                  • 1999 - Bachelor of Business (Management) QUT, Gardens’ Point Campus
                                  • 2018 - CUA Quarterly Value Awards (Care – Finalist) CUA
                                  • 2018 - Women in Technology (Member)
                                  • 2017 - AIPM (Member)
                                  • 2019- Women in Technology (Board Readiness Program) WIT

                                  Professional Experience:

                                  I am a manager and leader specialising in business transformation. I have experience and skills in translating an organisation’s corporate vision and strategy into portfolios and programs that fulfill operational planning cycles.

                                  As a result, I effect change at not only an operational level, but enable organisations to invest in process efficiency, positive people impact, and leverage solution capabilities at the same time.

                                  I am able to lead operational divisions through the execution and delivery phases, formulating high-performing teams within the organisation, engaging and influencing all levels of stakeholders, and ultimately delivering positive business change.

                                  As a former business founder, I have operated a propriety limited company in consulting within small to medium businesses, and have an evolving knowledge of industries. These include private, corporate, financial services, mining, superannuation, state and federal government and education sectors.

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                                  Sarah Vizer


                                  LinkedIn Profile


                                  Board CV 



                                  Executive & Advisory  Experience:

                                  • Currently on sabbatical
                                  • July 2016 – July 2017 PwC - Senior Manager
                                  • March 2015 - July 2016 Hewlett Packard Enterprise - People, Change and Communication Manager 
                                  • October 2014 - March 2015 Rio Tinto - Change Enablement Consultant
                                  • April 2012 - April 2014 BHP Billiton - Manager, Organisational Change (Roles in Townsville and Singapore)
                                  • June 2010 – April 2012 Queensland University of Technology - Project and Change Manager
                                  • January 2008 – November 2009 Success Factors (formerly Infohrm) - Project Manager (Roles in Brisbane and Washington DC)


                                  Professional Experience:

                                  A senior leader and consultant, I am ready to diversify within a board role. During my 20-year international career I’ve working with a range of leading global organisations, including BHP Billiton, PwC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. International experience includes roles in Australia, Japan, USA, UK and Singapore.

                                  I am an exceptional change strategist and would be a valuable asset for boards experiencing or approaching major change. I understand that change management is a difficult process and often not handled well. I can assist with developing change strategies that positively impact the delivery of business objectives and the human’s affected by the change.

                                  As a leader and consultant, I bring a strong theoretical background and industry best practice paired with experience on the front line. My outlook is highly strategic paired with a strong human focus. I am passionate about fostering high performance, without the pain of stress and burnout. Personally I’ve shown resilience in the face of adversity and bring a fresh, positive approach.

                                  Qualifications

                                  • 2019 – Women in Technology (WiT) – Board Readiness Course, Board Membership
                                  • 2007 - Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
                                  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Majors in Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship.
                                  • 1999 – Griffith University - Bachelor of Business – Double major in Marketing and Management.
                                  • 1999 – Griffith University -Bachelor of Arts in Japanese.

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                                  Shelley Smith




                                  Current Directorships:

                                  • August 2018- present Women in Technology - Government representative, ICT Committee.  
                                  • 2003- present Body Corporate – Clarence Gardens   

                                    Executive & Advisory Experience:

                                    • Jan 2019 – present Ministerial ICT Advisory Council – ICT Workforce Sub Committee - 
                                    • January – July 2014 UQ Business School Social Economic Engagement Program (SEEP) 

                                      Certifications:

                                      • PRINCE2 Practioner 2019
                                      • APMG Change Foundation Certification 2016
                                      • Practical People Management Matters 2014
                                      • ITIL Foundation Certification

                                      Professional Experience:

                                      I bring a progressive attitude to embracing digital transformation and proactively building a resilient and diverse workforce. I have a passion for people and technology, demonstrated by building capability in organisations to enable contemporary service delivery.

                                      My experience spans roles in change management, culture and diversity and further enhanced through strategic advisory and policy at a whole of Government level. I have IT experience that spans across a range of operational IT roles including database administration, service management and a project support role establishing a large IT service desk.

                                      Through my experience in a whole of Government IT policy unit I have further developed thought leadership, specifically across program and project governance, cyber resilience and digital careers.

                                      Qualifications:

                                      • Master of Business Administration (MBA) University of Queensland, Brisbane, 2014
                                      • Graduate Diploma of Business Administration QUT, Brisbane, 1997
                                      • Bachelor of Arts (Humanities) Griffith University, Brisbane, 1991


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                                      Gunjan Allen


                                      Linkedin Profile


                                      Current Directorships:

                                        • Jan 2019- Till Date _ Queensland Health (Department of Health) Women’s Steering Committee Member
                                        •  Jan 2018 – Till Date -Holland Park High School P&C Member and Fundraising Committee Member
                                        •  Jan 2017 – Jan 2019 - Wellers Hill Primary School Fundraising Committee Member

                                         Executive and Advisory Experience:

                                        • Dec 2017 to Present - Customer Value & Pricing Manager (AO8)- Queensland Health, eHQ Division 
                                        • Apr 2017 to Dec 2017 - Principal Advisor Customer Insights (AO7 - Contract) – TMR, Translink Division 
                                        • Aug 2014 to Apr 2017 - Marketing & Partnerships Manager- Airtrain 
                                        • Sep 2013 to Jan 2015 - Consultant Local Area Marketing- Mr Rental 
                                        • Jan 2013 to Aug 2013 - Local Area Marketing, Digital and PR Specialist (Contract)- Mr Rental 
                                        • Feb 2007 to Aug 2012 - National and Export Marketing Manager- Horticulture Australia (now called HIA) 

                                        Professional Experience:

                                        I am an intuitive leader who uses data, insights and relationships to inform strategies and guide teams to achieve results. I can quickly identify and engage with stakeholders to build strong relationships.

                                        I help organisations become customer and people focussed, creating product and service experiences that meet their needs and expectations. This in turn results in greater organisation wide efficiencies, collaboration and commercial outcomes. I have led cross-functional teams to create organisation wide change and start powerful and behaviour changing conversations.

                                        I’ve spent more than 15 years in diverse industries such as government (transport & health), travel, tourism, fresh produce, FMCG and franchising. Throughout this time I have collaborated with executive teams as well as boards to drive business and people-centred processes through organisations.

                                        I’ve designed and led customer transformation initiatives which cultivated an understanding of customer experience with organisation leaders – encouraging them to continually adopt UX, CX and Design Thinking practices.

                                        Qualifications: 

                                          • 2003-2004 University of Westminster - Masters Marketing Communications
                                          • 1998 - 2002 University of Lincolnshire and Humberside - Bachelors International Business

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                                          Della Churchill


                                          Executive Experience:

                                          • 2015 – 2019 Held senior leadership positions in three national consulting firms while consulting to C-suite and Boards on digital transformation and innovation. 
                                          • 2013 – 2015 Consulted to the Executive and Board of Metro North Hospital and Health Service for a contestability review and subsequent digital transformation program. 
                                          • 2008 – 2014 WrappingUp.com, CEO and Founder 
                                          • 2007 – 2009 Consulted to the Institute of Modern Art Board and Director to establish a business partnership program that brought in over $1m and was selected as the 2009 ABAF QLD winner for business partnerships. 
                                          • 2001 – 2007 Director of Chilling Pictures. Developed, financed, produced and marketed film and television projects

                                          Directorship & Advisory Experience:

                                          • Nov 2015 – present. Design Thinking and CX MeetUp: Thought leader, ringmaster and sponsor 
                                          • Aug 2012 – Dec 2017 Milton Outside School Hours Care: Treasurer 
                                          • Aug 2013 – Sep 2016 Brisbane Fringe Festival Advisory Board: Board Member
                                          •  Feb 2015 – Nov 2015 Brisbane City Football Club: Parent Representative, U12 to U18.
                                          • Mar 2010 – Feb 2012 Toowong Football Club: Grants Co-Ordinator  

                                                    Professional Experience:

                                                    An effective technology translator and strategic storyteller. 

                                                    As a leader of cross-functional consulting teams, I combine creative, yet practical thinking with a demonstrated capacity to advise on transformative innovation and deliver through agile delivery and authentic stakeholder engagement.

                                                    While consulting on digital transformation and customer engagement to C-suite executives and boards across a wide range of industries for two decades, I have developed a pragmatic and inclusive approach to problem-solving and understand the importance of using compelling evidence-based research.

                                                    As a former CEO and digital business founder, I also bring an entrepreneurial perspective to my advisory roles. My previous successful careers in finance (corporate banking and foreign exchange dealing) and film and television production ensure that I bring a breadth of experience to my advisory roles.

                                                    Qualifications:

                                                    • 1983 – 1985 University of Queensland Bachelor of Economics, Majors: Behavioural Economics and Industrial Relations.
                                                    • 1987 – 1990 Securities Institute of Australia, Post Graduate Diploma: Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
                                                    • 1996 – 1998 Australian Film Tv and Radio School, BA Film - Producing
                                                    • 2019 Acumen Plus, Systems Practice – Certificate Course
                                                    • 2019 Women In Technology – Board Readiness Program 

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                                                    Indi Tansey




                                                    Current Directorships:

                                                    • May 2019 – Present:  East Cottage Industries Pty Ltd - Chair for East Cottage Industries - (Codebots Pty Ltd, WorkingMouse Pty Ltd, RogueTwo Pty Ltd) 

                                                        Volunteering & Mentoring:

                                                          • Mentor > UQ ilab - Startup Space and Accelerator: 2017-2018
                                                          • Judge > Random Hacks of Kindness, Brisbane: 2016
                                                          • Mentor > AWARD School, Brisbane: 2015
                                                          • Mentor > The Founder Institute, Melbourne: 2014-2015

                                                            Professional Experience:

                                                            A creative connector who builds tribes of people around trailblazing ideas.

                                                            Indi Tansey is a company director with strong strategy, marketing and people skills. Channeling more than 10 years experience as a creative strategist in global advertising agencies in Europe, Latin America and Australia, she has co-founded and launched two technology businesses. A proven Community Leader in high growth technology companies and a champion of people, culture and values, Indi uses brand storytelling and data-centric insights to connect business strategy to early adopter communities. Indi’s passion topics are values-led organisations, community as a lever for growth and the future of work. She would add value to a board in technology, the arts or an organisation with a strong focus on community.

                                                            Qualifications:

                                                            • 2019 - WiT, Queensland: Board Readiness Program
                                                            • 2013 - Angelcube, Melbourne: A mentor-driven start-up accelerator
                                                            • 2001 - Massey University, New Zealand: Bachelor of Visual Communication Design
                                                            • 2004 - AWARD School. Queensland state winner 

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                                                            Shushan Jude




                                                            Executive and Advisory Experience

                                                            • November 2002 - February 2003 - Young Women’s Christian Association General Secretary 
                                                            • June 1996 – September 1997 - Young Women’s Christian         Association General Secretary 
                                                            • March 1996 - February 1997 – Methodist Youth Fellowship             Social Concerns Board Member 

                                                            Current Directorships:

                                                            Available for opportunities to join a board where my skills & experience can be harnessed to add greater value.


                                                            Qualifications :

                                                            • Master’s in Business Administration (Project Management) 
                                                            •  Agile Project Management (AgilePM®) Foundation  
                                                            • Agile Project Management (AgilePM®) Practioner  
                                                            • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application  
                                                            • Bachelor of Arts Degree  
                                                            • Certified Project Management Professional  
                                                            • ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management  
                                                            • Principled Certified Lotus Professional  
                                                            • Certified Lotus Professional and Certified Lotus Specialist           (System Administration)

                                                            Mentoring:

                                                            • Mentor : Women in Technology 2018-2019 

                                                            Professional Experience:

                                                            Shushan Jude is an Innovation specialist, entrusted to lead in the design and implementation of Smart City initiatives in Logan City. As the Innovation specialist, she brings over two decades of experience in IT in multiple roles ranging from a Solution Architect to a Project Leader and from a Systems Analyst to a Systems Administrator with organisations throughout Asia and the Middle East to her present endeavour now in Brisbane, Australia.

                                                            With extensive consulting experience in both corporate and government organisations, her expertise lies in analysing and developing bespoke IT solutions that transform business processes and operations on both a global and local scale. She uniquely blends together the operational model and strategic transformation to execute a dual transformation.

                                                            Her uniqueness lies in the ability to reinvent the core operating model and strategize to align it with systems and processes to create tomorrow’s core business.

                                                            As a board member Shushan would bring with her a treasure trove of experience along with her innovative leadership skills which have been honed by working in 7 different countries amidst various cultures.

                                                            Career Profile:

                                                            • Digital Innovation Specialist (Solution Design) - Logan City Council Feb 2018 – Till Date

                                                            • Jr.SAP Analyst - Parmalat, Brisbane Jan 2016 – Jan 2018

                                                            • Service Desk Analyst - Anglicare Co-operate Office, Brisbane Mar 2015-Dec 2015

                                                            • Solutions Architect & Consultant - Ministry of National Economy - Oman Aug 2008 - Sept 2014

                                                            • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance & Ministry of Supreme Council- Oman Aug 2008-Sep 2014

                                                            • Systems Analyst and Software Programmer - Gulf Business Machines (Represents IBM), Oman May 2005-Jul 2008

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                                                            Julie Kilner



                                                             

                                                            Executive & Advisory Experience:

                                                            • June 2019 - present PwC Australia - Senior Manager
                                                            • November 2018 to June 2019 GWI Pty Ltd - Associate Director
                                                            • May 2017 to November 2018 GWI Pty Ltd - Consulting Manager & Practice Lead
                                                            • October 2015 to May 2017 Glentworth (now GWI) - Senior Consultant
                                                            • August 2013 to October 2015 Glentworth (now GWI) - Consultant
                                                            • January 2012 to August 2014 Department of Education & Training - Principal  Information Architect


                                                            Current Directorships:

                                                            • March 2009 - May 2013 clubMini - Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President and President

                                                            • April 2008 - October 2012 Technology Takes You Anywhere - Organising Commitee   


                                                                Professional Experience:

                                                                A pragmatist who connects business with digital to support strategic outcomes.

                                                                With 15 years in digital and information management focused roles, I enjoy dynamic, agile and progressive team environments. I use my expertise across both the business and technical domains to help educate and achieve fit-for-purpose outcomes.

                                                                I am passionate about mentoring and teaching the next generation of information workers. I have dedicated time and focus to developing my skillset and I enjoy sharing that knowledge to position myself as a thought leader and key person of influence.

                                                                Areas of expertise include Information Architecture (web and enterprise), Enterprise Content Management, Data Management, Privacy Management, Business (Digital) Transformation, System and Data Integration, Cloud Transition, Learning Content Management and Enterprise Systems Administration.


                                                                Qualifications: 

                                                                • 2019 - Women in Technology Board Readiness Program
                                                                • 2017 - YellowHouse - Prince2 Practitioner
                                                                • 2016 – The Open Group - TOGAF 9.1 Foundation
                                                                • 2004 - Griffith University - Bachelor of Multimedia with Honours First Class (Awarded Dean’s Academic Excellence Award)
                                                                • 2001 - 2003 - Griffith University - Bachelor of Multimedia (Awarded Dean’s Academic Excellence Award)

                                                                Awards:

                                                                • 2004 - Winner Women in Technology Undergraduate Scholarship



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                                                                Belinda Challis


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                                                                Executive & Advisory experience:

                                                                • Apr 2018 - Current Royal Flying Doctor Service (Qld Section)    Position Held - ICT Governance Manager
                                                                • Nov 2016 – Jul 2017 Queensland Health – Prevention Division Position Held - Portfolio Support Office Manager
                                                                • Sep 2011 – Apr 2015 Australian Signals Directorate – Capability Division (Department of Defence)                                                Position Held - Assistant Director Industry Engagement & Strategic Sourcing
                                                                • Dec 2007 – Dec 2008 Department of Veterans Affairs – Information Management Unit                                                                          Position Held - Quality Management Administrator – Governance & Audit
                                                                 

                                                                  Professional Experience:

                                                                  Belinda is a passionate Governance Professional with over 15 years experience in Information and Communications Technology across Private Industry, Federal and State Governments, and most recently the Not for Profit sector.

                                                                  Specialising in all aspects of Business Resilience and Digital Transformation in a broad range of industries from Heath Care to National Security, Belinda is committed to robust decision making that places community interests at the forefront of complex issues.

                                                                  Commercial acumen combined with significant experience in Privacy and Cyber Security, Belinda brings unique and valued insights to contemporary challenges being faced by organisations in today’s technology driven environment.

                                                                  Qualifications:

                                                                  • 2019 Board Readiness – Women in Technology
                                                                  • 2018 Cyber Security Practitioner
                                                                  • 2017 Prince 2 Practitioner – Project Management
                                                                  • 2013 COBIT 5 Certification – ICT Enterprise Governance
                                                                  • 2013 Diploma in Government Management
                                                                  • 2011 Consolidated Complex Procurement (Defence)
                                                                  • 2008 ITIL V3 Certification – IT Service Management
                                                                  • 2008 Risk Management Fundamentals
                                                                  • 2008 Business Continuity Management Fundamentals
                                                                  • 2008 ISO 9001 – Quality Management
                                                                  • 2008 Lead Auditor

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                                                                  Marissa Takahashi


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                                                                  Executive & Advisory experience:

                                                                  • 2018- Present: Manager of Digital Observatory and Member of the Advisory Group for Digital Observatory at the Institute for Future Environments, Queensland University of Technology. 
                                                                  • 2014-2016: Acting Secretary for two Industry Advisory Boards (one for Information Technology and Computer Science; another for Electrical and Power Engineering) and Senior External Engagement Officer at the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, The University of Queensland. As acting secretary for the Industry Advisory Boards,
                                                                  • 2014-2017: National Business Development Manager, Digital Careers, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). 
                                                                  • 2012-2014: Senior Business Development Manager & Operations Manager, SAP Strategic Customer Engagement (SCE), SAP Product & Innovation, Australia
                                                                  • 2010-2012: Business Development and Operations Manager. SAP Research, SAP Technology and Innovation Platform, Australia. 

                                                                  Current Directorships:

                                                                  Currently looking for opportunities to join a Board or volunteer on a Board Advisory Committee

                                                                    Professional Experience:

                                                                    I like to get involved in innovation projects and facilitate impact, preferably for the social good. I am a research infrastructure manager and product manager of a team of data engineers and data scientists currently building an innovative data platform that enables research efficiency and impact. The platform helps researchers solve their big social data-related problems, from data acquisition, data cleaning and pre-processing to data enhancement. This means that researchers can spend more of their time on analysing the data and deriving useful insights. Alongside platform building, our team designed relevant governance protocols that address the challenges of digital data governance, data ethics, information security and risk management issues to enable ethical and privacy-compliant data sharing and storage. To deliver high quality product/service, we invest in intensive user research and forge strategic alliances with key stakeholders.

                                                                    I have worked in managerial positions at public, private, and multinational organisations in Australia and overseas. I gravitate towards roles that drive the development of new innovations and enabling those innovations to reach and make positive impact on users. My passion lies at the intersection of business and technology, in particular, I like viewing these fields from a network perspective, i.e. the dynamic interaction between business networks and technology networks as well as social networks.

                                                                    With my experience, I bring technology product/service development and management expertise with recently honed practical knowledge on data governance, data ethics, and risk management.

                                                                    Qualifications:

                                                                    Tertiary Qualifications:

                                                                    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Business Information Systems, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
                                                                    • Master in Business Administration (MBA), University of Queensland Business School, Brisbane, Australia
                                                                    • Master in Information Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu, Japan
                                                                    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, The University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
                                                                    Professional Development:
                                                                    • Board Readiness Program, Women in Technology
                                                                    • Google Cloud Platform Essentials
                                                                    • Agile Project Management
                                                                    • Advanced SAP Business Objects
                                                                    • Advances Social Network Analysis

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                                                                    Alison Rodriquez


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                                                                    Executive Experience:

                                                                    • 2017-2020 Vice President, International Federation of Translators
                                                                    • 2014- 2017 Secretary General 2017 Events 

                                                                    • 2014 -2016 International Federation of Translators

                                                                    • 2014 - 2016 Vice President, Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators 

                                                                    Qualifications & Memberships:

                                                                    • BA Linguistics & Hispanics - University of London
                                                                    • Dip Trans. & DPSI [Law] Spanish English - University of Westminster
                                                                    • Member, Chartered Institute of Linguists UK
                                                                    • New Zealand Society of Interpreters and Translators Member (NZSTI)



                                                                    Professional Experience:

                                                                    With experience managing multi-lingual projects across industry sectors and time zones, Alison has strong intercultural communication, and understands other cultures, markets and the value of localization. She is deeply interested in technological and generational change and its impact on ethics, global industries and the future workforce.

                                                                    As the creator of the strategic vision for the International Federation (FIT), she chairs the committee tasked with its development. In building consensus around strategy, she embodies the process of synthesising big-picture information into fine detail execution and implementation. Procedural and planning work has reinforced the need for strong policy and implementation to be supported by effective communication.

                                                                    Alison has coordinated the planning of events, including budgets, scope, marketing and sponsorship. However, events are about people. Being able to successfully engage with a wide range of stakeholders is as important as a sound budget. She has broad experience managing multilingual projects in all industry sectors, giving her the benefit of a fine understanding of intercultural communication and customs.

                                                                    Working on internal and external communications for the International Federation, writing reports, articles, media releases, consultation papers, website content and policy documents, she is currently the lead on UNESCO/UN International Year of Indigenous Languages. She speaks regularly about technological disruption and AI/Machine Translation issues at international industry events.


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