Women in Leadership: influence and action

Women in Leadership: influence and action

Jul 14
CEDA's Women in Leadership series provides leading thinking, new insights and a forum for debate on an issue critical to Australia's economic development. In 2014 the series focuses on leadership, influence and action.


The Hon. Fiona Simpson, Speaker of the House in Queensland
Tracey Fellows, Executive General Manager of Communication Management Services, Australia Post
Rosemary Vilgan, Chief Executive Officer, QSuper

Event overview

Leading change is difficult; transforming business for the future requires strategy, clarity, determination and insight. CEDA brings together two remarkable senior executives - responsible for building the future of their organisations - to share their achievements and insights about leadership and action.

Rosemary Vilgan and Tracey Fellows have undertaken programs of massive change, repositioned and grown their businesses, made tough decisions and had success. They will discuss what they have seen, what they have learnt, and what they know now about leadership, influence and action.

Join CEDA and a senior audience of leaders from across sectors for this third part in the 2014 Women in Leadership series - a robust discussion on women in leadership and the experience of women in senior executive roles.

The CEDA 2014 Women in Leadership Series in Queensland is supported by CEDA members series sponsors Conoco Phillips, Griffith University Business School and Thiess.

Meet the speakers

Tracey Fellows
Executive General Manager of Communication Management Services, Australia Post

Tracey has led change programs across complex and diverse organisations and is now central to the transformation of Australia Post. She was previously CEO Microsoft Australia, COO Microsoft Australia, and Microsoft Vice-President for Asia-Pacific - where she had responsibilities across 14 countries.

Rosemary Vilgan
Chief Executive Officer, QSuper

As CEO for over 15 years Rosemary has led QSuper to be now one of the world's largest superannuation funds. Managing $45 billion for over half a million QSuper members, Rosemary is also a member of the Federal Treasurer's Financial Services Advisory Council and Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year.

Meet the moderator

The Hon. Fiona Simpson
Speaker of the House in Queensland

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