International Consultants Day: Women in Consulting Panel Discussion
Thursday, 3rd June 2021 | 12:00 PM AEST
Facilitated by: Christine Cox, IMC Executive Officer and CMC Assessor
Roundtable panel discussion with female members who have had successful careers as a management consultant. Hear the career journeys of successful women management consultants; how they came into the profession and why; tips for success; pluses of the career for women; why we would like more women to join us; who is IMC.
There will be time for Q&A from the audience via chat or send your questions in before the session.
Deborah Archbold, Deborah Wilson Consulting Services Pty Ltd
Deb Archbold is the Managing Director of Deborah Wilson Consulting Services, a research and consulting business she established in 1982.
Deb works in diverse fields including major supply chain engagement and supplier capability building in the mining, oil and gas and major projects sector, economic development strategies for cities and regions, and in-depth and technical research projects covering manufacturing, resources, rail and professional services. She also undertakes community and stakeholder research.
Deb is a Certified Management Consultant and a Qualified Professional Researcher.
Dianne Semmens - Acacia Consulting Pty Ltd
As a small business owner I am driven to help my fellow business owners develop the most efficient, successful and rewarding businesses that they can. I have a deep curiosity into how businesses work, and how they can be improved. I feel privileged every time that a business owner takes me into their confidence to explain their challenges and their aspirations. Frequently the solution to these problems is the implementation of IT systems, and I have a range from which I can draw. Acacia has supported over 500 businesses in the last 30+ years, in the manufacturing, services, import and distribution and education sectors. It is a testament to our ethos that we recently won a National Customer Service Excellence award.
Dr Monique Beedles - Teak Yew Pty Ltd
Dr Monique Beedles is an internationally recognised thought leader and author of several books in the areas of Strategy, Innovation and Asset Management.
With a PhD in Strategy, a Masters in Finance and more than 20 years of board experience, Monique has been in independent practice since 2004.
Monique's work focuses on Strategic Asset Management, working with boards and senior executives in industries such as Rail, Utilities, Ports, Mining and Defence.
With a passion for empowering leaders in asset management, Monique is a sought after speaker at industry events and provides coaching for established and emerging leaders, including those in their own consulting practices.
Catherine Lee - Lethbridge Piper & Associates
Catherine did not follow a traditional path into Management Consulting. She is a Registered Nurse who specialised in Occupational Health Nursing. She is a Certified Professional Member of the Australian Institute of Health and Safety, Member of the Institute of Company Directors and a Member of the International Coach Federation. After many years working at senior levels and internal consulting across of range of sectors, Catherine ventured into full time Management Consulting in 2018, after operating her business, Lethbridge Piper and Associates in a part time capacity since 2014. Catherine works mainly with Executive Leadership teams, CEOs and Boards to provide strategic advice, leadership and coaching in managing their OHS obligations. With qualifications and experience in OHS management systems auditing, incident and claims investigation, complex workers’ compensation case management, conflict resolution and mediation, and health promotion, Catherine's objective is to support organisations in developing and implementing health, safety and risk management systems that are as unique as they are.
Brisbane/Melbourne/Sydney | 12.00pm - 1.00pm
Adelaide | 11.30am - 12.30pm
Perth | 10.00am - 11.00am
NZ | 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Free to attend
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