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Leadership WA Spotlight Series

Spotlight on Jodi Cant

Jodi Cant is the Director General of the Department of Finance. Previously, she was the Chief Executive of Landgate, WA’s land information authority. Her work in creating and driving Landgate’s innovation program has received national and international recognition. In 2016 Landgate became the only State Government agency to ever be named in the Australian Financial […]

Spotlight on Gary McGrath

Gary McGrath is the General Manager of Business and Corporate Banking WA at Commonwealth Bank. He has also worked as a manager at Westpac, and as the Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at American Express. He has worked in Perth, Singapore, India, Indonesia and Hong Kong, and is on the Board of the […]

Spotlight on David Lantzke

David Lantzke is the CEO of Ardross Group, one of Western Australia’s leading property developers. He is also the Deputy Chair of the Wheatbelt Development Commission, the Honorary Secretary of the Jurien Bay Chamber of Commerce, and the Chair of Access Housing Australia. David is a graduate of the Leadership WA’s Signature Leadership Program. Even though […]

Spotlight on Lisa Cunningham

Lisa Cunningham is the CEO of the Wirrpanda Foundation, which aims to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. The Foundation places priority on employing local Aboriginal role models who are empowered to build capacity in their own communities. Prior to being CEO of the Wirrpanda Foundation, Lisa was State […]

Spotlight on Jess Machin

Jessica Machin has worked in the arts sector across Australia in a wide variety of senior leadership positions including as a CEO, Artistic Director, General Manager as well as an Actor, Producer and Lecturer. She is currently the Executive Director of West Australian Ballet, and is the former CEO of Country Arts WA. Jessica completed […]

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A collection of quotes and take-away inspirations from the 2016 Social Impact Festival, hosted in Perth, Western Australia:

  • Using a collection of two letter words “If it is to be, it is up to me”  – Noel Nannup
  • “Let’s bring together likely and unlikely allies. Let’s listen differently” – Katie Stubley
  • “As humans we have a responsibility to care. We cannot deny the existence of inequality. It’s about shared humanity” – Irina Cattalini
  • “Building businesses that create more value than they extract” – Silvia Zuur
  • “It’s always about the truth, don’t let advocacy get in the way of your work, but promote social change” – Paul Flatau
  • “We need to work together and understand how we can meet on the bridge” – Genevieve Timmons