Director Briefing: Are you looking for a board role?

Mon 16 Mar 2020
5.30pm to 7.00pm

(Arrival time: 5.00pm)
5 This event will earn you 5 DPD units


Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston
29 Cameron Street
Launceston TAS


Single Members: A$30.00 Non-members: A$40.00

Malcolm McAully GAICD

Executive Chairman, Searson Buck

Malcolm is a highly respected Senior Executive currently holding 5 board roles including Executive Chairman of Searson Buck. He has extensive experience gained over diverse industry background, predominantly in key leadership positions.

Malcolm’s directorships have included Chairman of two AXS listed companies and represented investment funds on several boards across the eastern seaboard of Australia.

Malcolm has extensive experience with start-up organisations and accredited TMA - Turn around Management Association. Being a graduate member of AICD – Australian Institute of Company Directors, Malcolm is active in the Tasmanian and interstate business community. Malcolm has a background in finance and insurance and holds qualifications in finance, mediation and a post graduate MBA.

Richard Durand


Richard is responsible for Executive Search and Senior Recruitment for Searson Buck and is an experienced Human Resources and Operational Executive. As a Director for 5 years within KPMG’s Tasmania’s externally facing Human Resources division he facilitated over 20 panel appointments as part of the State Government’s Board Selection process across a number of Departments and Agencies. During this time he also appointed approximately 50 C-Suite Executives, General Managers and Industry Specialists across the Commercial, Not For Profit and Government sectors here in Tasmania.

He has spent the last two and half years in Sydney working with clients such as the NSW State Government, Zurich, Foxtel, Bayer, APRA, Uber and Korn Ferry. During this time he also worked on secondment in Papua New Guinea where he contributed to the Board review of the country’s Sovereign Wealth Fund and their two leading Superannuation Funds.

Tips and tricks to finding a board role

Join guest speakers Malcolm McAully GAICD and Richard Durand MAICD as they provide insight into finding the perfect board role. Both speakers have a vast knowledge of both being board members as well as recruiting for board appointments. This insight will offer you a wealth of knowledge to assist you with the recruitment process when applying for a director position.

This is a must event for anyone wanting to take the next step into executive roles.

Join Malcolm and Richard as they explore:

  • Being prepared, developing a director career path and actively mapping out your plan to find board appointments which are essential for success.
  • Obtain guidance on the director recruitment process:
  • Tips and tricks on the interview process for Directors
  • The process of transitioning from the executive world into non-executive directorships
  • The search process – how to approach search consultants and articulate your value proposition
  • Developing the right networks and cultivating them for the future
  • Being realistic with your director expectations


Searson Buck

Contact details

Courtney Templeton
M&D Coordinator (Programs)
T. 03 6242 2200