Leaders’ Edge Lunch with Leigh Clifford AO FAICD

Tue 14 Nov 2017
12.30pm to 2.00pm

(Arrival time: 12.00pm)
5 This event will earn you 5 DPD units


Zinc @ Federation Square
Corners of Swanston and Flinders Streets
Melbourne VIC


Single Members: A$130.00 Non-members: A$150.00 Table Members, Table of 10: A$1,300.00 Non-members, Table of 10: A$1,300.00

Leigh Clifford AO FAICD

Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director, Qantas

Leigh Clifford was appointed Chairman of the Qantas in 2007. He is also a Director of Bechtel Group Inc in the USA and Chairman of Bechtel Australia Pty Ltd, a Senior Adviser to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co, a Director of Crestone Wealth Management, a member of the Council of Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria and Chairman of the National Gallery of Victoria Foundation and Chair of the University of Melbourne’s philanthropic campaign.

Leigh retired as Chief Executive and Director of Rio Tinto in 2007, after 37 years with the company. He is a qualified mining engineer, having graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) and a Master of Engineering Science.

Alan Kohler

Financial Journalist

Alan Kohler has been a financial journalist for 46 years, starting as a cadet on The Australian. He was editor of the Australian Financial Review between 1985 and 1988 and editor of The Age between 1992 and 1995. He was the Chanticleer columnist for the Financial Review twice, and in 1995 joined the ABC, first as a reporter on the 7.30 Report and then as host of Inside Business and finance presenter on ABC news, which he still does.

Currently Alan is publisher and editor of his new 100%-owned publication, The Constant Investor; business editor at large of The Australian; finance presenter on ABC news; presenter of the Talking Business channel on Qantas inflight radio; and adjunct professor in the business faculty of Victoria University.

“45 years in resources”

Join us for our next Leaders’ Edge Lunch where Alan Kohler will be interviewing Qantas Chairman Leigh Clifford AO about his “45 years in resources”.

Leigh will reflect on resources generally from his time with Rio Tinto and more lately his experience with Qantas – both industries with significant differences but also many similarities.

Don’t miss what will be a fascinating discussion facilitated by Alan and the opportunity to have your questions answered directly by Leigh.

Contact details

Veronica Mansueto
Members and Directors Coordinator
E. Vicevents@aicd.com.au
T. 03 9245 4200