Game Changers: In conversation with Kirstin Ferguson
27 Nov
 

Facilitated by Ray Weekes, Chairman of The CEO Institute, the Game Changers series brings innovation leaders from business, technology, and creative industries to share their insights with aspiring Queensland entrepreneurs. This is your chance to ask how local entrepreneurs and business leaders build companies, reinvent themselves generation after generation, inspire teams, and envision success.

Our November Game Changers conversation showcases one of Australia’s leading company directors Kirstin Ferguson. Dr Kirstin Ferguson is a professional company director and sits on a range of ASX listed, private and government boards, including the board of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Kirstin began her career as an Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force before working in the legal profession, and then going on to become CEO of a successful global consulting business.

With Honours degrees in both History and also Law, Kirstin also has a PhD in leadership and governance for which she has received a number of academic and industry awards.

Kirstin has been named by the Australian Financial Review as one of Australia’s 100 Women of Influence, is a Sir Winston Churchill Fellow and was recognised by Women & Leadership Australia with an award for her Excellence in Women’s Leadership.

Kirstin was the creator of the widely acclaimed #CelebratingWomen campaign and is the author of Women Kind with Catherine Fox. Kirstin is a sought-after keynote speaker and MC, and an Adjunct Professor at Queensland University of Technology School of Business.

Following the event, we invite you to network with Kirstin and other business leaders on the stunning Queensland Terrace.

Can’t make it in person? The talk will be live streamed and join the conversation online using #qblhof, @slqld and @qutbusiness

Game Changers is a Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame initiative presented by SLQ, QUT Business School and the Queensland Library Foundation. The Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame celebrates, records and retells the stories of outstanding Queensland business leaders and their contributions to our state.

SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2, State Library of Queensland
6.00pm – 7.00pm