Women and Leadership Series: Carolyn Hewson AO

Women and Leadership Series: Carolyn Hewson AO

Oct 30
CEDA welcomes Carolyn Hewson AO, one of Australia's most influential company directors and Raymond Spencer, Chair of the Economic Development Board to the sucessful Women and Leadership series.


Carolyn Hewson AO, Company Director
Raymond Spencer, Chair, Economic Development Board

Event overview

At this event speakers will share their thoughts on what drives success and how diversity within the senior leadership level is critical to ensuring long term sustainability of organisations, large or small. As Australia continues to have low female representation on company boards and senior management positions join CEDA for this important discussion.

Meet the speakers

Carolyn Hewson AO
Company Director

Ms. Carolyn Hewson, AO, BEc (Hons.), MA (Econ.), FAICD is a former investment banker and has over thirty years’ experience in the financial sector. Ms Hewson is a non-executive Director of two listed Australian companies - BHP Billiton and Stockland Group. She has also served as a Director on the Boards of the Australian Gas Light Company, AGL Energy, AMP, BT Investment Management CSR, South Australia Water, the Economic Development Board of South Australia and Westpac Banking Corporation.

Raymond Spencer
Chair, Economic Development Board

In 2009, Raymond Spencer returned to Australia following 35 years of living and working in the USA, India and Europe. Raymond was appointed Chairman of the Economic Development Board on 1 January 2011. Raymond is Chairman of the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). Raymond is also Chairman or a board member of a number of private and public companies in Australia and the USA. He brings more than thirty-five years of leadership in international business management, organizational culture and mergers and acquisitions.

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