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


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.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Michael Pascoe

Michael Pascoe is one of Australia's most respected and experienced finance and economics commentators with four decades in newspaper, broadcast and on-line journalism covering the full gamut of economic, business and finance issues.

He's most recognised through his many years spent reporting on business and finance on Channel 9 and 7, in addition to his past role as Contributing Editor for the Sydney Morning Herald and Age. He’s now contributing editor for The New Daily and regularly seen as a commentator on the ABC’s The Drum and 7’s Sunrise and other programs.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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).

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Michael Pascoe Moderator

Financial Commentator and Journalist

Michael Pascoe is one of Australia's most respected and experienced finance and economics commentators with four decades in newspaper, broadcast and on-line journalism covering the full gamut of economic, business and finance issues.

He's most recognised through his many years spent reporting on business and finance on Channel 9 and 7, in addition to his past role as Contributing Editor for the Sydney Morning Herald and Age. He’s now contributing editor for The New Daily and regularly seen as a commentator on the ABC’s The Drum and 7’s Sunrise and other programs.

Panel Session 2

Topic: Mining - Managing the Boom and Bust Cycles

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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.

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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).

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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

Michael Pascoe
Financial Commentator and Journalist

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: Michael Pascoe

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 - 1:55pm

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

$970

AIM WA
Corporate Silver

$990

AIM WA
Corporate Bronze

$1010

Corporate Member
Group Rate for 8 people

$7000

AIM WA
Professional Member

$880

Affiliate Member /
Non Member

$1250

Non Member
Group Rate for 8 people

$9000
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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