Essential Director Update 17: Perth

Wed 15 Nov 2017
8.30am to 10.45am





Graham Bradley AM FAICD

Graham Bradley AM FAICD

Non-Executive Chairman, HSBC Bank Australia

Graham Bradley is a professional company director and is currently Non-Executive Chairman of HSBC Bank Australia, Stockland Corporation, EnergyAustralia Holdings and Virgin Australia International Holdings. He is a director of Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, GI Dynamics and Chairman of the Anglo American Australia Advisory Board. In July 2013 he was appointed Chairman of Infrastructure NSW.

Graham was Managing Director of Perpetual Limited from 1995—2003. Under his leadership, Perpetual grew to become one of Australia's leading listed funds management and financial services groups.

Prior to joining Perpetual, Graham was National Managing Partner of national law firm, Blake Dawson (now Ashurst). Before this, Graham was a partner of McKinsey & Company, a leading international firm of management consultants.

Graham was President of the Business Council of Australia from 2009–2011. He was formerly Deputy President of the Takeovers Panel. He is a member of the Advisory Council of the Australian School of Business at UNSW. Graham also devotes time to a range of non-profit organisations, including the State Library of NSW as a Foundation board member. Graham was made a member of the Order of Australia in 2009 in recognition of his contribution to business, medical research and the arts. He was acknowledged by the Australian Institute of Company Directors NSW as the Distinguished Fellow for 2012 in recognition of his contribution to good corporate governance in Australia.

Stephen Walters GAICD

Stephen Walters GAICD

Chief Economist, Australian Institute of Company Directors

Stephen Walters is chief economist for the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), based in Sydney. He joined the AICD in April 2016.

Stephen previously was chief economist with investment bank JPMorgan, from October 2001 until February 2016. Before joining JPMorgan, Stephen was Senior Economist with Access Economics in Melbourne and International Economist with Norwich Union in the UK. Stephen also spent 7 years as an Economist with the Treasury in Perth.

Stephen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Western Australia and a Master’s Degree in Applied Finance from the University of Melbourne. He also has qualifications in journalism, and has published two books.

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.