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North Ryde Event Schedule 2017

North Ryde Event #4: Taking a Leader Led Approach to Culture Change

Speaker: Tanja van Heerden
Position: GM Culture, Leadership and Talent
Company: NRMA

Tanja van Heerden is a commercially focused, resilient, proactive and accomplished human resources professional. She has extensive people, culture and project/transformational change experience, acquired through working in the Financial Services sector and Customer Centric organisations.

Tanja has a positive, energetic and engaging style that results in strong internal partnerships at all levels. She has built and grown high performing Human Resources teams that deliver quality HR advice and services. She is focused on shifting HR thinking and practices away from a transactional focus to a more strategic business partnering approach that delivers people priorities to support the strategy.

She is experienced in designing and delivering cutting edge people change programs to support organisational change and strategy. This includes major transformation programs that include: organisational redesign and embedding company vision, mission and strategy. It is supported by leadership and capability development and culture programs, such as values and behaviours and employment branding.

From: Thu 9th Nov 2017 7:30 am
To: Thu 9th Nov 2017 9:00 am
Price: $99.00

North Ryde Event #3: Inclusion and Diversity: Strategies and Tactics for Leading an Inclusive and Diverse Workplace

Speaker: Claire de Carteret
Position: Regional Director, Asia Pacific
Company: Gallup

The world of work is going through significant changes and organisations are getting left behind. They need to find new, creative and aggressive ways to compete for and retain talent. In particular organisations need to further understand the value a gender-diverse workforce can bring to an organisation.

Claire de Carteret, Regional Director at Gallup Asia-Pacific, will lead this session focused on analytics and advice from Gallup’s global data sets (including employee engagement and well-being in over 160 countries) and advising Fortune 1000 companies. Claire will reveal how organisations can respond to the changing expectations of the workplace and lead diverse and inclusive organisations.

Drawing on research into women in the workplace and millennial studies of over 1.4 million respondents, the discussion will outline strategies for HR and business leaders to consider and adopt to continue to build inclusive and empowering high performance cultures.

From: Tue 19th Sep 2017 7:30 am
To: Tue 19th Sep 2017 9:00 am
Price: $99.00

North Ryde Event #2: Disruption and HR – How to Drive Positive Initiatives Through Periods of Dramatic Change

Speaker: Ros Tregurtha
Position: Human Resources Director
Company: Fairfax Media

Ros Tregurtha is a highly experienced human resources professional and industrial relations expert from Fairfax Media. As HR Director for the company’s Australian Publishing Media division she is involved in supporting key metropolitan mastheads and publishing operations including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review.

Within her role she performs a key role in the transformational change program at Fairfax Media supporting a three-year restructuring and organisation improvement program, Fairfax of the Future. Ros's pragmatic and commercial approach to human resources has been developed by working in a fast-paced, dynamic and changing media company. Ros has a strong ability to build strong stakeholder relationships and has highly developed communication skills.

From: Tue 23rd May 2017 7:30 am
To: Tue 23rd May 2017 9:00 am
Price: $99.00

North Ryde Event #1: Building Engagement in a Changing Workplace

Speaker: Rafic Bechara
Position: Head of HR - ANZ
Company: Shire Pharmaceuticals

Rafic Bechara is an experienced HR Professional with over 14 years experience working within generalist HR in large and complex businesses. He is highly qualified with a Bachelor of Commerce in Employee Relations, a Bachelor of Commerce in HR Management and Industrial Relations, an Executive Graduate Certificate of Business Administration and a Cert IV in Training & Assessment.

Rafic has led and supported major projects, including planning and leading a 3-year project of the Sales Operating Model re-structure for Sensis, resulting in better alignment of the National Salesforce and leadership. He has also been involved in supporting various re-structures and has extensive experience in client groups made up of sales staff.

In his current role as HR Business Partner ANZ he has been responsible for driving the people strategy through many aspects of significant change including mergers and acquisitions, relocation, moving to activity based working and more.

From: Tue 21st Feb 2017 7:30 am
To: Tue 21st Feb 2017 9:00 am
Price: $99.00

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