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Conference Speakers 2021

We are thrilled to welcome speakers from across Australia and New Zealand to share their culture and leadership journeys. These speakers bring a diverse range of backgrounds and challenges, with key insights to help you or your clients shape your own journeys.

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Organisations taking part for 2021

Trans Tasman Leaders across all levels will present their leadership micro shares. This year we welcome leaders from the following organisations.



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Katrina Troughton

Managing Director of IBM Australia and New Zealand

Katrina is the Managing Director of IBM Australia and New Zealand, a role she was appointed to in July 2019. Prior to this, she held regional and global leadership roles in IBM across IBM’s cloud, software and infrastructure businesses and was based in Shanghai and New York. It was her time leading IBM’s Smarter Workforce solutions portfolio globally that cemented Katrina’s passion for skills development and transforming organisational culture, purpose-driven leadership, lifelong learning, talent development and diversity and inclusion. Katrina has experience in shaping organisational culture to spur innovation and in aligning the skills of employees with the evolving needs of clients.

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Kirstan Wilding

Leader Corporate Social Responsibility for TasNetworks

Kirstan leads the Corporate Social Responsibility team at TasNetworks, the Tasmanian electricity network service provider. We are a purpose-led team; shaping the brand, social impact, stakeholder engagement, environment and sustainability strategies and actions. Kirstan has traversed a diverse career within the electricity industry for close to 20 years, with expertise in energy policy and regulation. A career shift in November 2018 to corporate social responsibility has fuelled Kirstan’s passion for building trusted relationships, and delivering creative and inclusive projects that make a positive difference with communities.

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Chaoli Jones

Production Manager - Security and Transformers at Gallagher

Chaoli is very much part of the Gallagher family having worked in various roles within Gallagher for the last 13 years. She will share her transformational leadership journey and the hands-on approach she took to grow her skills and confidence as a new manager but also the changes she made to improve her health and personal life. Becoming a production manager while exciting and interesting was also fast paced and stressful at times. As part of her manager training Chaoli went through the LSI and coaching process with Human Synergistics which was a catalyst of positive change for her in her life. How she saw her world at work and at home changed dramatically and she has worked hard to make positive changes.

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Contact the team at Human Synergistics to learn how!

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