Head of Design & Strategy, Axiom Workplaces
With over 20 years globally as a design leader and consultant, Cass specialises in strategic, evidence-based design.
She has extensive experience on a wide range of global workplace, commercial, industrial, retail and government projects.
A strategic thinker, customer centric designer and inclusive collaborator, Cass deliberately thinks out of the box to consider all possibilities for her clients, so they can achieve a thriving workplace inherently impacting the productivity, engagement and culture of the team..
Hamish Hay, MAICD
Chief People Officer, Austrade
Hamish Hay is a strategic CPO, HR Business Partner and people leader with extensive experience in major facets of Human Resource management. He is also President of disability not-for-profit My Choice My Support.
He possesses qualifications in HR Management and a Post-Masters in Organisation Development & Strategy.
Hamish's expertise extends across multiple functional areas of specialisation including talent management, strategic and succession planning, operational and organisational consulting to increase business and commercial productivity and enable delivery on strategic goals and outcomes. His experience covers global and multinational companies, and has included coaching, influencing and advising senior management through to HR strategy and implementation. He has held senior roles at companies such as Leidos, Avaya, Siemens, The World Bank and the Australian Government.
Hamish is a results-oriented advocate of making things happen; he believes, "a crisis does not build character, but rather reveals it" (Paolo Gallo).
Culture, Business Performance & People Change Specialist, Culture Incorporated
Julie Alexander is the creator of the annual #CULTUREConnectivesTM, the monthly #CULTUREBitesTM and Culture IncorporatedTM.
She is passionate about stopping people from having one of “those days” in the office by supercharging teams, unleashing the power of people, and shifting company culture.
An international executive with over 25 years’ experience working with blue-chip companies like Avis, Lloyds Bank, CommBank, and the British Government, Julie also works with start ups, scale ups and SMEs, unlocking the full potential of passionate people doing their life’s work through making 2mm ShiftsTM. She helps companies doing good in the world do even better.
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Senior Partner, Stephenson Mansell Group
Mehul Joshi is a Senior Partner and Head of the Leadership Practice at the Stephenson Mansell Group.
He is a sought-after consultant and executive coach in leadership development and employee engagement, with a career spanning three decades and four continents. He has implemented successful interventions for a wide range of clients including ANZ Bank, CBA, JP Morgan, Telstra, and
As a former award-winning BBC News journalist, he continues to write on the subject of leadership for a broad range of publications globally, including for the Australian Financial review.