Essential Director Update: 17 Illawarra

Tue 28 Nov 2017
8.30am to 11.00am

(Arrival time: 8.15am)
10 This event will earn you 10 DPD units


Innovation Campus
IC Central Building 230, Level 2
Squires Way, Fairy Meadow
Wollongong NSW


Single Free (members)

David Shortland FAICD

Governance and Communication Specialist

David is a governance and communication specialist; an authoritative adviser on strategy and risk. His Sydney based consultancy supports directors and executives from varied industry sectors to achieve critical outcomes.

David is a facilitator in Strategy & Risk and Governance for the AICD and a guest lecturer at the University of Sydney Business School. He is also a non-executive director at the Heart Foundation (NSW) and ChildFund Australia. David was a contributor to AICD's Good Governance Principles and Guidance for Not-For-Profit Organisations.

Prior to his current role, David held senior executive, director and advisory roles in law, financial markets, strategy and communication. He began his career working with a Supreme Court Justice in SA before moving to a law firm in London, then joining Allens in Sydney. David was at ASX for a number of years, where his responsibilities included variously, legal and regulatory counsel, strategy and head of corporate affairs.

Lucas Ryan GAICD

Lucas Ryan GAICD

Senior Policy Adviser, Australian Institute of Company Directors

Lucas leads the AICD’s policy work on not-for-profit governance. His current areas of focus are strategic challenges for not-for-profits, regulatory reform, and public accountability and integrity frameworks.

Previously, Lucas was a foundation staff member of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission with responsibility for governance policy and education, and stakeholder engagement. He is a Graduate of the AICD and has held director roles on NFP and government boards.

Keep your finger on the pulse and learn about the latest governance, business and regulatory changes that directly impact your duties and responsibilities.

Now in its 11th year, the Essential Director Update is a chance for us to bring the experts to you. More than 5,000 directors and business leaders joined us for this complimentary member-only event last year, and in 2017 we are pleased to bring the Essential Director Update to more locations than ever before.

Learn about the latest legislative reforms set to impact the governance community, as well as expert insights on corporate culture and conduct, cybersecurity, director liability, the domestic and global economies and the impact of digital disruption.

Be informed. Stay ahead. Make connections.

For more information about Essential Director Update: 2017 and what topics will be covered this year, click here.

Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be served.