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Leadership WA Spotlight Series

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 […]

Spotlight on Guy Chalkley

Guy Chalkley is CEO of Western Power. He has worked across a diverse range of sectors in various continents including Asia, Africa, Europe, North and South America, and Australia. In 2013 he completed Leadership WA’s Signature Leadership Program, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), Fellow of the Association of Chartered […]

Spotlight on Ashley Reid

Ashley Reid is the CEO of Cancer Council WA, which celebrates its 60th year of operation in 2018. Prior to his appointment at Cancer Council WA, Ashley was CEO of Ngala for five years. With over 20 years’ experience in the community and public sectors, Ashley has demonstrated a strong commitment to social justice and […]

Spotlight on John Berger

John Berger is CEO of St Bartholomew’s House, a not-for-profit that assists the homeless of today to rebuild their lives, and acts to prevent the homelessness of tomorrow. He is an Alumnus of Leadership WA’s Signature Leadership Program. Helming St Bartholomew’s House for almost five years, John describes the journey in tackling homelessness as an […]

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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