THE FUTURE OF WORK: IMPLICATIONS FOR DIRECTORS & WORKERS

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Our CPA Directors Discussion Group (CPADDG) is back! Our CPADDG has been supporting our members and directors of businesses and organisations in our community to learn, communicate and grow successfully for many years.

As the convener of the CPADDG, I am writing to warmly invite you to attend our next meeting scheduled for Wednesday 30th of October 12.30 pm – 2.00 pm at the Governance Institute of Australia, Level 10/ 5 Hunter St, Sydney NSW 2000.

PANEL DISCUSSION

THE FUTURE OF WORK: IMPLICATIONS FOR DIRECTORS AND WORKERS

THE PANELLISTS

Nicola Alcorn

Niki is the Managing Partner for Deloitte in Sydney (www.deloitte.com.au). In this capacity, she leads Deloitte’s Non-Executive Director Program in NSW. This incorporates the provision of support and development programs for emerging Non-Executive Directors as well as connectivity, provision of thought leadership and engagement with the broader NED community.

Niki is a Partner in Deloitte’s Monitor strategy consulting practice. Her expertise is in corporate strategy development and strategic business transformation projects, mostly within the Telco, Media and Entertainment industries. Niki has over 15 years’ experience providing growth strategy and operational advice to Australian organisations.

Mark Nielsen

Mark Nielsen is Chief Executive Officer of Talent Asia Pacific (https://www.talentinternational.com.au/).

Over a career spanning more than 30 years, Mark has held C-level roles across start-ups, turnarounds and multinational corporations. This experience included organisations in Australia, South Africa, China, the United Kingdom, and the USA, and across the recruitment, technology, resources, retail and medical device sectors. Throughout his career he has held executive and non-executive director positions on listed and unlisted company boards.

Mark's current role is managing Talent's $600m+ APAC business, driving both Talent's global expansion and its cultural and digital transformations. He is also the co-founder and board member of Talent's foundation Talent RISE, which addresses youth unemployment through the mentoring and placement of young people into technology-related roles.

In 2018, Mark was named Australian CEO of the Year (CEO Magazine), Professional Services Executive of the Year (CEO Magazine) and Recruitment Leader of the Year – Australia (SEEK SARA Awards).

Amber Sharp

Amber Sharp is Partner at Bartier Perry Lawyers (https://www.bartier.com.au/).

A self-confessed workplace relations nerd, Amber has over 15 years' experience as a workplace relations lawyer. Amber's practice covers the litigious and advisory workplace spectrum, and she has particular expertise in workplace litigation including discrimination, bullying and termination disputes.

Amber holds Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees from The University of NSW and a Master of Laws degree (Labour Law & Relations ) from The University of Sydney. Amber is listed in Doyle's Guide as a Leading Employment Lawyer in NSW for both 2018 and 2019. She was also selected for inclusion in the 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers Australia for her work in Labour and Employment Law.

FACILITATOR

Quyen Ngo CPA, CEO and Founder of Q Financial Horizons (https://qfhorizons.com.au/) & Convener of CPA Directors Discussion Group

LEARNING HIGHLIGHTS

  • Latest trends and predictions for the future of work and its implications for individuals, organisations and policy makers.
  • Range of governance and legal issues on the future of work.
  • The importance of creating a flexible, agile and meaningful culture that supports its people in their transition to new working environments.
  • Strategic planning for future working environments.
  • The nature of partnerships between people and machines.
  • The skills that the future of work will require from directors of big businesses to freelancers.
  • How to attract the right kinds of people and train them for roles that we are yet to invent.

I look forward to welcoming you to this highly anticipated event where we can all share a lively and stimulating interlude to our working day!

Quyen Ngo, CPA

Convener CPADDG

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