Leadership in ACTion with Dr Kirstin Ferguson
Dr Kirstin Ferguson to speak inaugural Leadership in ACTion event
UNSW Canberra will host its inaugural Leadership in ACTion event at the National Press Club on Wednesday 27 November 2019. Dr Ferguson, a UNSW Canberra alumna, is a non-executive director, keynote speaker and MC, author and creator of the social media campaign, #CelebratingWomen.
Dr Ferguson will speak about leadership, with a focus on what she has learnt about how to lead throughout her career.
Wednesday 27 November
5:30 to 8:30pm
National Press Club, 16 National Circuit, Barton, ACT
Free to attend
Kirstin is currently the Deputy Chair of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and is a non-executive director and Remuneration Committee Chair of SCA Property Group Ltd (ASX:SCP), EML Payments Ltd (ASX:EML) and Hyne Pty Ltd. She has been a non-executive director for more than a decade with experience on a range of ASX listed, government, private company and not-for-profit boards.
After joining the military at the age of 17, Kirstin graduated as Dux of her Air Force graduating class at the Australian Defence Force Academy. She was then posted to an F-111 Squadron, went on to study law and work as an executive in an international law firm, before becoming CEO of a global consulting business.
As well as Honours degrees in Law and also History, Kirstin has a PhD in corporate culture, leadership and governance for which she has received a number of industry and academic awards. Kirstin is also an Adjunct Professor at the QUT School of Business.