Tanya Singh is a Senior Executive with 15 years of experience in leading Remuneration & Benefits functions, HR systems and talent management.
She has a significant technical depth and breadth in reward strategy including executive compensation, incentive designs, benefits offering, recognition and global mobility.
Tanya is an advisor to a board and senior executives with a passion for leading HR transformation through the application of contemporary HR strategies and large-scale projects. She has a mix of consulting and corporate experience in large ASX listed organisations with significant international presence.
As the Global Human Resources Director of Afterpay Limited, Shanyn Payne is responsible for leading a team of talented HR professionals to create and implement all people related strategies across Australia, China, the U.S, Canada, and the UK.
Prior to working at Afterpay, Shanyn was a member of the start-up Executive team at Online Education Services, where she created and scaled all HR strategies throughout fast growth (BRW’s fastest growing business 2014) to achieve and maintain Aon Hewitt Best Employer accreditation in 2014, 2015 and 2016. In 2017 OES was not only accredited for a fourth time, but were also named “Best of the Best”.
Shanyn holds a Bachelor of Behavioral Science degree from LaTrobe University, a Graduate Diploma of Human Resources from Deakin University, and a Masters of Business Administration from Deakin University.
Anna Leibel is UniSuper’s Chief Delivery and IT Officer responsible for delivering strategic projects, member administration operations, developing and implementing the IT strategy, and information security management.
Since 2017 Anna has been leading the fund through transformational change to deliver better value and experience to members through digitisation of the business. As a highly accomplished senior executive and corporate adviser, Anna is renowned for her ability to blend customer-focused strategy development and transformational change across technology, business practices and growth culture. Anna’s cross-industry career spans more than two decades in transformation programs, IT advisory and technology start-ups with organisations including PwC, Telstra, seek and NAB.
She is a board member with Ambulance Victoria and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Anna has participated in two senior executive programs at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): Succeeding in a Digital Economy, and Driving Strategic Innovation. Anna is co-author of The Secure Board which will be published in early 2021.
Ana Marinkovic is a senior executive whose career spans more than 15 years in financial services.
Her current role is Executive General Manager, Business Direct and Small Business at National Australia Bank, where her team looks after the financial needs of over five hundred thousand businesses across Australia, through a suite of products and services to support every stage of a business’ journey.
Throughout Ana’s career in financial services, she has held senior roles across consumer and commercial banking, portfolio management, stratgey, digitisation and technology.
These roles have seen her lead the delivery of enterprise wide transformations, complex technology programs and large-scale end to end businesses.
Ana is a passionate advocate for diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity and believes in hard work, broad engagement and integrity as foundations to authentic leadership. She is an advisory Board Member for the Brilliant Women Global organisation, advocating for diversity and inclusion in Australia and internationally.
Claudine Ogilvie is a board director and senior executive skilled in strategy, technology leadership, fast paced customer centric environments. Claudine has a demonstrated ability to build high performance teams and cultures, also leveraging her experience in the Australian Olympic Sailing Development Team.
Claudine has led innovation and transformations through technology leadership roles for the Jetstar Group of Airlines, Ridley Corporation. Strategy, consulting at KPMG, and strong career foundations in Sales, Marketing and Product Management.
Claudine was awarded Top CIO50 in Australia in 2016. She is a 2015 graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), and boasts a wealth of international experience through Jetstar’s Branded Airlines (Singapore, Japan, Vietnam), Ridley’s Thai operations, work with KPMG in China and other international leadership roles.
She has a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Sydney, Australia (B.Bus) and a Diploma of Business Management from the Ecole Supérieur de Commerce Reims, France (Dip.Mgnt).
Coach and mentor to talented young aspiring leaders from a variety of industries and a former Australian Sailing Development team member, experienced in high performance environments, leadership effectiveness.
Sarah Adam-Gedge is an experienced digital and technology industry leader, as well as being a Non-executive Director.
Sarah is currently the Managing Director of Publicis Sapient Australia. Publicis.Sapient is the digital business transformation hub of Publicis Groupe, and helps clients drive growth and efficiency and evolve the ways they work, in a world where consumer behavior and technology are catalyzing social and commercial change at an unprecedented pace. With 19,000 people and over 100 offices around the globe, our expertise spanning technology, data sciences, consulting and creative enables us to deliver on complex transformation initiatives that accelerate our clients’ businesses through creating the products and services their customers expect.
Sarah is also a Non-executive Director of Austal Ltd. Austal is ‘The Australian Shipbuilder’, defence prime contractor and maritime technology partner of choice; designing, constructing and supporting revolutionary defence and commercial vessels for the world’s leading operators. Sarah is also Chair of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, and member of the Audit and Risk Committee. Previously Sarah was a non-executive Director of Ovarian Cancer Australia, and continues to support this important charity as a member of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee.
Prior to Publicis.Sapient Sarah was Managing Director of Avanade, and has held executive roles at IBM, PwC, and Andersen across Australia/NZ, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa. She is a graduate of the AICD, Chartered Accountant, member of ACS and on the ACS Diversity Council.
Div Pillay is the CEO & Co-Founder of MindTribes and social enterprise, Culturally Diverse Workforces (CDW). Both businesses focus on cultural inclusion delivering a business impact. MindTribes and CDW work with ANZ and global executive leaders, offshore staff, multicultural employees and customers to ensure that big brands extract the economic and business benefit of cultural diversity. They are concerned with the current & future customer, the future of work and how this is optimised. Under Div’s leadership MindTribes has won several industry awards, the latest being recognised by Westpac as one of the 200 Businesses of Tomorrow, 2018. In addition, Div was named by the Australian Financial Review and Qantas as one of the 100 Women of Influence in the Diversity and Inclusion category, 2018.
High socially minded, she is on the Board of STREAT focussing on youth homelessness and a Plan International Ambassador giving 10% of MindTribes revenue to empowering girls globally. Div is also National Chair of the American Chamber of Commerce’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
MindTribes offers 3 core pillars of service to both private and public sectors:
- Diverse Customer Inclusion: Unlocking multicultural markets for big brands using behavioural economics and psychology to attract, retain and engage diverse customers uniquely.
- Diverse Employee Inclusion: Identifying under-representation of diverse employees across talent pipelines, especially at senior leadership levels and addressing equity and inclusion from a change management perspective.
- Cultural competence for Leaders: Tailored for ANZ shared services and contact centre leaders, who need to include a culturally diverse and remote workforce to drive efficiency, utilisation and service delivery to realise the ROI of offshoring.
Rasha Abbas is a business transformation senior executive with strong track record of delivering outcomes.
Rasha has delivered enterprise wide transformations, led complex technology programs and managed large scale operations and budgets (~$1.4B strategic project portfolio over 4 years).
She is recognised for delivering outstanding results, transforming business operations, translating strategy into actions, executing complex projects and building high performing agile teams.
Innovative, values driven and high paced change leader. A connector that builds strong relationships based on trust. Lifelong learner that enjoys the pursuit of knowledge.
Experienced across Financial Services, Technology, Contact Centre, Operations, Distribution, Frontline Leadership and Complex Regulatory Business.
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Michelle Redfern is a woman who likes to #GetS*tDone for equality and inclusion.
Michelle is also an Australian Financial Review’s ‘Women of Influence’, a Melbourne B3000 Female Entrepreneur of the Year, workplace gender equality consultant, advisor, researcher into #WomenInSport, Womens Leadership expert and Non-Executive Director.
She loves what she does and is committed to helping businesses around the world create better workplaces for people of all genders, from all walks of life.