Rebecca Huntley - The case for economic optimism

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CAANZ

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33 Erskine Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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The case for economic optimism

In this insightful session, Rebecca will share her thoughts on:

  • Optimism and anxiety post the Federal Election
  • Trust in government and other institutions
  • The ‘wicked problem’ of climate change


About Rebecca Huntley

Rebecca Huntley is one of Australia’s foremost researchers on social trends with an extensive career spanning many years.

She has a background in publishing, academia and politics and holds degrees in both law and film studies and a PhD in Gender Studies.

For nearly 9 years, Rebecca was the Director of The Mind & Mood Report, Australia's longest running social trends report; and currently heads up Vox Populi Research, as part of the CIRCA research group.

Rebecca is a published author, with books including Still Lucky: why you should feel optimistic about Australia and its people (Penguin 2017) and Australia Fair: Listen to the Nation, the first Quarterly Essay for 2019.

She is also a broadcaster with the ABC, writes occasionally for The Guardian and co-presented the Guardian’s podcast Common Ground with Lenore Taylor in 2017. In addition to books, Rebecca has written extensively for essay collections, magazines, newspapers and online publications. She was a feature writer for Australian Vogue and a columnist for BRW and writes a column twice a month for ABC Life.

She is on the board of The Bell Shakespeare Company and The Whitlam Institute; along with working as an adjunct senior lecturer at the School of Social Sciences at The University of New South Wales.

Rebecca calls Sydney home and is married with three girls.


Hosted by Doug Spahn, Senior Associate, Executive Search, Moir Group

Doug has enjoyed a 25-year career operating at a Senior Executive level.

He has built effective teams, strong cultures and a profit focus for companies across numerous sectors, providing him with insight into the challenges facing the clients he now serves.

Doug’s Executive Search expertise spans the leadership spectrum. He has executed assignments across the Asia Pacific region for over 16 years. He is passionately candidate-focused and advises senior professionals on how to identify what makes them excellent and the leadership and organisational culture that allows them to thrive.

A curious thinker and problem solver, Doug can articulate complex and ambiguous concepts into simple, easy to understand messages for his relevant audience. His passion for quality service ensures both candidates and clients are engaged in the recruitment process.

Connect with Doug on LinkedIn.


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What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

CAANZ office is located at Level 9, 33 Erskine Street Sydney, a short walk from Wynyard Station, multiple bus stops and Barangaroo. Secure paid parking is available nearby in Kent and Sussex Streets if required.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

For more information contact Chloe Thomas, Moir Group

Phone: 02 9262 4836
E: chloethomas@moirgroup.com.au

Do you cater for special dietary requirements?

A light lunch is provided. Please advise us at the time of booking, or at least 72-hours in advance, if you have any special dietary requirements. E: moirevents@moirgroup.com.au

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33 Erskine Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

Australia

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