The 2018 AIM WA Annual Leadership Summit delivers another inspiring list of speakers. Each has a unique perspective on leadership; based on their successes in a wide range of industries and circumstances.

From politics to finance, football, advertising and start-ups, the Keynote speakers will provide lessons, insights and energy which attendees can apply to their own leadership journeys.

The Panel speakers offer additional value through their stories and industry expertise.

The Annual Leadership Summit has become a feature of the leadership development landscape for hundreds of WA leaders.


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


Paul Roos

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Paul Roos

Paul Roos, former 356-match AFL superstar and Australian Hall of Fame member has earned a much-acclaimed reputation as an AFL player and Senior Coach. In 2005 Roos was named Australian Sports Coach of the Year.

Following an outstanding career as a player, Roos answered a call to fill the vacant senior coaching position at the Swans midway through the 2002 season. In 2005 Roos led a nail-biting final quarter in the grand final that saw the Swans come from behind to snatch an historic 58-54 victory over the West Coast Eagles. In recent times he has also made his mark as a television host, columnist and author.
Alan Kohler

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Alan Kohler

Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most respected financial commentators and journalists. Bringing sharp insights to key financial issues, he’s the ‘go-to’ for all things finance. Marry up the topics of technology and economics and see sparks fly!

Inspired by entrepreneurship and those keen to take the leap when it comes to start-ups, he challenges old organisations to ‘act young again’. Currently publisher and editor of his new 100%-owned publication, The Constant Investor; Alan is the business editor at large of The Australian; a finance presenter on ABC news; presenter of the Talking Business channel on Qantas inflight radio; and adjunct professor in the business faculty of Victoria University.
Natasha Despoja

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Natasha Stott Despoja AM

Natasha is the founding Chair of Our Watch (the Foundation to Prevent Violence Against Women and their Children).

From 2013-2016 she was Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls, responsible for the Government’s international work on gender equality. Recently, Natasha has served as a member of the World Bank Gender Advisory Council and a 2017 UN High Level Working Group on the Health and Human Rights of Women, Children and Adolescents. She was appointed Senator at age 26 for South Australia (1995-2008) and former Leader of the Australian Democrats.

Natasha was made a Member of the Order of Australia for her service to the Australian Parliament, education and as a role model for women.
Russel Howcroft

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Russel Howcroft

Russel has over 25 years experience in marketing and media. He has held leadership roles across industry and agencies, and brings his vast experience to his role as PwC's Chief Creative officer.

He's worked with many of Australia's iconic brands and is the champion of big and brave ideas that transform business and brands. He's well known for his outspoken opinion in the media and ABC1’s “Gruen” and has published a book on the subject When It's Right To Be Wrong.
Mark Bouris

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Mark Bouris AM

Mark's current positions include Executive Chairman of Yellow Brick Road Group, Non- Executive Director of TZ Limited and Non-Executive Director of Sydney Roosters Football Club and Eastern Suburbs Leagues Club.

He is also an Adjunct Professor for Banking & Finance and Business Law & Tax at UNSW Business School and works with the University to mentor tomorrow’s business leaders. In 2015, Mark was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to the finance industry and tertiary education.

Mark is the author of Wealth Wizard, The Yellow Brick Road to Your Financial Security, and What it Takes, and has recently created and produced a new TV show along with Channel 7 called The Mentor.
Tina

SUMMIT MODERATOR:

Tina Altieri

Tina has worked as a journalist, TV news presenter, TV documentary associate producer and a radio broadcaster for media networks around Australia and the Southeast Asia region for the past 25 years, including Sky News Australia.

PANEL SESSIONS


Panel Session 1

Topic: The WA Economy

Nicky Cusworth

Nicky Cusworth

Chair, Economic Regulation Authority

Nicky Cusworth was appointed Chair of the Economic Regulation Authority in July 2016. The Authority regulates monopoly infrastructure, licences utility providers, and monitors compliance with gas and electricity rules and consumer protection codes and it also undertakes inquiries into economic and social policy issues.

Nicky has held senior positions in the Western Australian public service, as Deputy Director General at the Department of State Development and Director of Macro-Economic Policy at the Department of Treasury and Finance. Before that, she spent 15 years as Chief Economist at the CCIWA.

Michelle Tremain

Michelle Tremain

Managing Partner, PwC

Michelle Tremain is PwC's Perth Managing Partner and also leads the firm's national Indirect Tax team.

Michelle has over 24 years’ experience and is widely recognized for her innovative thinking and insight in providing specialist indirect tax consultancy services to a wide range of clients throughout Western Australia.

Heather Zampatti

Heather Zampatti

Head of Wealth Management, Bell Potter Securities

Heather has over 30 years’ experience in investment advising and providing investors with professional portfolio management. Her expertise covers the full range of investment options including advice on cash, fixed interest, stockbroking and financial investment policy and strategy.

Heather is a graduate of the University of Western Australia (UWA) with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Diploma of Education (Dip Ed). She is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), and is a Master of Stockbroking (MSAA).

Alan Kohler

Alan Kohler Moderator

Financial Commentator and Journalist

Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most respected financial commentators and journalists. Bringing sharp insights to key financial issues, he’s the ‘go-to’ for all things finance. Marry up the topics of technology and economics and see sparks fly!

Inspired by entrepreneurship and those keen to take the leap when it comes to start-ups, he challenges old organisations to ‘act young again’.

Panel Session 2

Topic: Mining - Managing the Boom and Bust Cycles

Alex Bates

Alex Bates

Regional Senior Vice President, Newmont Australia

Prior to joining Newmont, Alex was General Manager of Rio Tinto Iron Ore’s Brockman Region.

He started in iron ore as General Manager Yandicoogina Operations in February 2011 after many years of experience in leadership roles across the resources industry all over the world including Phalaborwa, Cape Town, London, Montreal and Brisbane.

Erica Smyth

Erica Smyth AC, MSC, FTSE, FAICD

Non-Executive Director and Chairman

Erica has 45 years experience in the mineral and petroleum industries, initially as a minerals exploration geologist and later in project management, government approvals, corporate affairs, community interactions and later as a professional company director. In 2018 she was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday honours.

Erica is now a full-time company director and is the Chair of the Ministerial Advisory Boards for the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environment Management Authority (NOPSEMA).

Michael Parker

Michael Parker

Chairman and Managing Director- Alcoa of Australia Limited, Vice President - Alcoa Corporation, President - Alcoa Alumina and Australia Region

Based in Perth, Western Australia, Michael Parker is responsible for Alcoa’s global alumina refinery portfolio which includes eight refineries in five countries (Australia, Brazil, Spain, Saudi Arabia and the US).

Prior to the separation of Alcoa Inc. into two publicly-traded companies in late 2016, Michael led Alcoa of Australia and the alumina refining business through a period of transformation and tough market conditions.

SUMMIT OUTLINE



Time
Session
Keynote Speakers
8.30am - 8.40am
Introduction and Welcome
Moderator Tina Altieri
Emeritus Professor Gary Martin FAIM, CEO AIM WA
8.40am - 9.40am
Keynote Presentation 1
Paul Roos
Former AFL Player and Coach
9.40am - 10.25am
Keynote Presentation 2

Alan Kohler
Financial Commentator
10.25am - 10.55am
Morning Tea/Coffee Break
10.55am - 11.55am
Panel Session 1
The WA Economy
Nicky Cusworth, Chair of the Economic Regulation Authority
Michelle Tremain, Managing Partner, PwC
Heather Zampatti, Head of Wealth Management Australia
Moderated by: Alan Kohler
11.55am - 12.55pm
Keynote Presentation 3
Natasha Stott Despoja AM
Chair of Our Watch, Australia's Ambassador for Women and Girls and Former Senator
12.55pm - 2.55pm
Lunch
1.55pm - 2.55pm
Keynote Presentation 4
Russel Howcroft
Chief Creative Officer PwC and panellist of ‘The Gruen’ Show
2.55pm - 3.25pm
Afternoon Tea/Coffee
3.25pm - 4.25pm
Panel Session 2

Mining - Managing the Boom and Bust Cycles

Alex Bates,
Regional Senior Vice President, Newmont Australia
Erica Smyth AC, MSC, FTSE, FAICD, Non-Executive Director and Chairman
Michael Parker,
Chairman and Managing Director, Alcoa of Australia Limited, Vice President, Alcoa Corporation, President, Alcoa Alumina and Australia Region
4.25pm - 5.25pm
Keynote Presentation 5
Mark Bouris AM
Entrepreneur, Innovator, Academic & Author
5.25pm - 6.00pm
Summations
Formal Close
Moderator Tina Altieri
Emeritus Professor Gary Martin FAIM, CEO AIM WA
6.00pm - 6.30pm
Cocktails & Networking

PRICING & EVENT DETAILS


For Group bookings call Client Services on +61 8 9383 8000
AIM WA
Corporate Gold
$935
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Corporate Silver
$970
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Corporate Bronze
$980
Corporate Member
Group Rate for 8 people
$6500
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Professional Member
$836
Affiliate Member /
Non Member
$1210
Non Member
Group Rate for 8 people
$8000
Early Bird rate is active through August 31, 2018.
Bookings after this date will incur the full price.
When:
Wednesday 24 October 2018
8.30am to 6.30pm
Registrations from 8.00am
Where:
Hyatt Regency Perth
99 Adelaide Terrace
Perth 6000

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