Essential Director Update: 17 Albury Wodonga

Thu 23 Nov 2017
9.45am to 12.30pm

(Arrival time: 9.30am)
10 This event will earn you 10 DPD units


Best Western Plus Hovell Tree Inn
596-614 Hovell Street (Cnr Wodonga Place)
Albury VIC


Single Free (members)

Sarah-Jane Christensen FAICD

Ombudsman, Financial Ombudsman Service

Sarah-Jane Christensen is a professional director and lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in the financial services and resources sectors. Currently, she is a sessional ombudsman with the Financial Ombudsman Service.

Sarah-Jane is an accomplished non-executive board director having held directorships on the Boards of Coulson Tiles Pty Ltd, Cougar Energy Limited (now Moreton Resources Limited), Australian Business Volunteers Limited and Carey Baptist Grammar School (Vice Chair 2004 – 2010). She has also been a senior fellow at Monash University, lecturing on directors’ duties and corporate governance for postgraduate law students.

As an excellent communicator and skilled commercial negotiator, Sarah-Jane brings significant commercial experience to her roles at the Australian Institute of Company Directors: as accredited facilitator since 2011 and as recently appointed faculty adviser. She currently facilitates the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Company Directors Course and in-house, registered organisation, public sector and not-for-profit governance programs.

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.