Ethical Leadership in an Accelerating World is a one-day program designed for AGSM alumni and guests. It is designed to enhance their capacity to lead in the Age of Purpose. Participants will increase their understanding of the dynamic forces impacting ethical leadership today to make strategic business decisions, uncover new market opportunies, and more effectively engage with the cynical and savvy consumer. An emphasis will be placed on how leadership behaviour impacts on industires, markets, and workforces, and the implications of inaction.
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Professor Nick Wailes is Director AGSM and Deputy Dean at the UNSW Business School. He is an experienced higher education professional with a strong track record in research and the development and delivery of highly innovative management education programs. Prior to taking on this role Nick was Associate Dean (Digital and Innovation) at UNSW Business School. Nick designed and developed MBAX, AGSM’s specialised, online MBA program which is ranked #4 in the world in the most recent Financial Times Global rankings of Online MBAs. Nick’s research focusses on the impact of technology on organisations and he is a regular commentator on emerging digital business models.
Stephen Scheeler is the former Managing Director of Facebook in Australia and New Zealand, where he led Facebook’s unprecedented rise from quirky Silicon Valley start-up to media and technology titan. Working with Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg and Facebook’s Silicon Valley leaders, Stephen guided Facebook ANZ’s overall business through one of the most dynamic periods of growth and disruption in recent business history to become one of the most successful Facebook markets in the world. Stephen is a seasoned business leader of digital transformation in a mobile age. His career spans over 25 years across multiple sectors including fast moving consumer goods, retail, ecommerce, automotive, financial services, media and technology.
Dr Michele Roberts is the Academic Director at AGSM @ UNSW Business School.
Michele holds a Masters’ Degree in Marketing and a PhD in Marketing & Public Policy. She has published widely in international journals, and carries out research in advertising, consumer behaviour and health promotion. She is currently working on a research project on the automation of health care. Michele is supervising doctoral students in advertising and sport, consumer behaviour and online marketing. She is also an Honorary Research Fellow at The University of Western Australia Business School.
Jane Huxley is the Managing Director for Spotify Australia and New Zealand and leads a team of forty in defending and growing Spotify’s market-leading position, implementing the commercial model, partnerships and overall market approach. For more than 25 years Jane has built a career based on innovation, technology and disruption. Working across blue chip organisations – Microsoft, Vodafone, Fairfax, and Pandora in Australia and internationally, Jane has had roles spanning systems engineering, through to sales, marketing, channel management, CEO and MD.
A previous non-executive board director, Jane also works as a mentor, focusing on female led startups through the accelerator programs SheStarts (Blue Chilli) and Slingshot. Jane is also an ambassador for the Big Day Off – a charity supporting Australians affected by spinal cord injury. Jane is a graduate of the Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and holds a degree in Change Management from AGSM.
Deepak Murthy is an incisive, commercial and customer driven Technology leader with broad industry experience across Airlines, Customer Loyalty, Management Consulting and Financial Services, specialising in digital and technology strategy, organisational design, architecture and delivery.
Deepak operates at a conceptual level and is highly effective in engaging senior stakeholders, optimising delivery and scaling operational models, commercial analysis and synthesizing data, with a proven track record of converting strategic opportunities into technology solutions that realise quantifiable business value.
Kate Cooper joined Westpac as the Director of Innovation in November 2016 and in April 2018 was appointed as Head of Innovation & Group Methodology. She heads up a 25+ strong team of strategists, designers, technologists change agents and entrepreneurs within the Westpac NEXT team with a central remit to accelerate and realise strategically important outcomes for Westpac. A core focus of Kate’s experience is her strength to empower and enable individuals and teams across an enterprise to connect and collaborate expertise to solve real world customer problems. At Westpac she has designed and implemented a framework to successfully shape and map the journey through the often confronting and complex landscape that is innovation, change and transformation.
Patrick Sharry is an expert facilitator with extensive experience working with senior executives across a diverse range of industries including financial services, internet technology and international trade. He is regularly engaged to assist with complex workplace and leadership issues for organisations in Australia, Asia, the USA, the UK and Europe, as well as being involved with development programs in places such as PNG and East Timor. He works with a high calibre portfolio of clients, delivering executive education and consulting solutions, including HSBC, BNP, NAB/MLC, Westpac Corporation AMP, ANZ, CBA, ING, Austrade, ICANN, AGL, Lend Lease, Queensland Health, and Cardno.
Ben Pronk is a strong leader whose first career spanned 24 years in the Australian Army. In this capacity, Ben served on multiple operational deployments and was decorated for leadership in action. Ben is currently the Managing Partner at Mettle Global Holdings, a premium corporate advisory firm specialising in establishing and developing organisational resilience and preparing companies for the volatility and uncertainty of the contemporary world. Ben holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Master in Defence Studies (with Distinction) from Kings College, London and a Master of Business Administration (with Distinction) from the University of Western Australia, where he graduated as dux of his class.
Professor Kristy Muir is the CEO of the Centre for Social Impact (CSI), a Professor of Social Policy at UNSW Sydney and an elected member of UNSW Sydney’s Council. She has worked for more than two decades with for-purpose organisations to help understand, measure, and find innovative solutions to complex social problems. Kristy has undertaken dozens of projects with many government, not-for-profit, corporate, and philanthropic organisations to help improve social impact. Her research, which has attracted more than $11 million in funding, has focused on children, young people, families and communities across many social domains. She has published widely in policy, sociology, social work, history and public health journals and in publicly accessible and popular media, such as TEDx, The Mandarin, The Guardian and The Conversation. Kristy has strong leadership and management expertise, is an excellent communicator and public speaker, and can diagnose problems, identify key issues and work collaboratively to make progress.