Karyn Walsh

Karyn is CEO of Micah Projects, a not-for-profit providing services across the Brisbane Metropolitan Area to over 6, 000 people experiencing poverty, domestic and family violence, social isolation and many experiences of adversity and trauma impacting on their health,...

Nathan Dal Bon

Nathan has been Chief Executive Officer of the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC) since its inception in 2018. Nathan has more than 25 years’ experience in economic policy development and advising across government. In his previous role...

Governance Training

Governance Training Inclusions Full introduction Basics Governance fundamentals 1. What is it and why is it important? This session will introduce the idea of governance and talk about electing and running a Board. Issues covered include:   a. Governance: What is...

Andrew Elvin

Andrew has 25 years experience as a chief executive, executive, manager and development consultant in the not for profit, government, human services, health, community housing, mental health, aged care and disability sectors in the UK and Australia.He has extensive...

Wendy Hayhurst

Wendy Hayhurst Wendy was appointed in March 2019 as CEO at the Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA) the peak body representing not for profit community housing organisations across Australia. Previously she led CHIA NSW – the state peak – for four...

Kirsty Chessher-Brown

Kirsty Chessher-BrownServing as the Chief Executive Officer of the Urban Development Institute of Australia Queensland (the Institute) since February 2018, Kirsty Chessher-Brown is uniquely positioned to lead the organisation due to her wealth of sector...

Dr Tim Williams

Dr Tim WilliamsDr Tim Williams is a Principal at the global advisory firm Arup and is head of cities for its Australasian region. Before joining Arup in 2018 Tim was the CEO of the Committee for Sydney from 2011 when it became an influential policy forum and think...

Lexy Hamilton-Smith

Lexy Hamilton-Smith is one of Queensland’s most respected and experienced news presenters and journalists with a career in television spanning over 25 years. An award-winning journalist, Lexy is currently at the ABC in Brisbane working in news for television,...

Saul Eslake

Saul EslakeSaul Eslake worked as an economist in the Australian financial markets for more than 25 years, including as Chief Economist at the ANZ Bank from 1995 to 2009, and as Chief Economist (Australia & New Zealand) for Bank of America Merrill Lynch from 2011...