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Leadership WA Spotlight Series

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 […]

Spotlight on Nick Wood

Nick Wood is COO and CFO of the Telethon Kids Institute. He is Chair of Gowrie Western Australia and an Alumni of Leadership WA’s Signature Leadership Program. As COO and CFO of the Telethon Kids Institute, Nick Wood gets to go to work every day knowing he’s helping with what he sees as one of […]

Spotlight on Cate Rocchi

Cate Rocchi is a former finance journalist and current owner of Perth Media, a strategic global public relations company. She is also Chair of Linkwest, the peak body representing Neighbourhood and Family Centres and Community Resource Centres in Western Australia, and she is an Alumni of Leadership WA’s Signature Leadership 2017 Program. Cate began her […]

Spotlight on Nicky Howe

Dr Nicky Howe is the CEO of Southcare, an aged care and community services based not-for-profit. She is also a leadership and management coach and is involved in numerous other non-profits as a board member. She is an Alumnus of Leadership WA’s 2016 Signature Program. Dr Nicky Howe’s leadership style is like the organisation she […]

Spotlight on Mal Cooke

For 22 years, Mal Cooke was a lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills. He was made a partner in 2006 and focused his career on commercial dispute resolution until his resignation earlier this year. He is married with 2 teenage daughters and is Chair of the Boards of Shenton College and Riverview Church. Mal is a […]

Spotlight on Joel Levin

Joel Levin is the Managing Director of Aha Consulting, a firm that specialises in community and stakeholder engagement, facilitation and organisational development. He has also worked for the Department of Community Development, WACOSS, Youth Focus Inc., and is a regular supporter of Leadership WA’s Skillsbank program. Joel is a Leadership WA Alumni, and graduated from […]

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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