Boardroom Conversations Podcast

Monday, 03 July 2023


    Listen to the latest AICD podcast series, Boardroom Conversations. Hosted by Bennett Mason, the series features candid conversations with leading company directors who share their journey to the boardroom, lessons they've learned and strategies for success. Whether you're a seasoned director or starting your governance career, this podcast will give you valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities of the modern boardroom.

    Introducing: Boardroom Conversations

    Practical advice and fascinating insights from the boardroom! Listen to this exciting new podcast from the AICD.

    Boardroom Conversations is a new podcast from the Australian Institute of Company Directors. In each episode, we’ll have a candid conversation with a company director, delving into their background, journey to the boardroom, and the challenges they’ve faced. We’ll discuss their leadership style, approach to decision-making, and some of the lessons they’ve learned.

    Listeners will hear from experienced directors, as well as board members who are just beginning their governance career. We'll cover a wide range of topics, including: strategy, stakeholders, risk management, innovation, and more.

    Marina Go MAICD is the Chair of Adore Beauty, and a director with Energy Australia, 7-Eleven and Transurban. She tells us how her media career prepared her for the boardroom. Plus: advice on being an effective chair, tips for findi...Read more

    Andrew Fraser is the former Deputy Premier of Queensland and the chair of super fund Australian Retirement Trust. He’s also the chair of NFP Orange Sky, the President of Motorsport Australia, and a director with the Brisbane Broncos. We talk about...Read More

    Graeme Innes AM GAICD is the Chancellor of Central Queensland University and a board member with the National Disability Insurance Agency. He’s also a former Disability Discrimination Commissioner and former Human Rights Commissioner. Graeme talks about: why NFP organisations should...Read More

    John M. Green is a director at Challenger and board member with the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre. He’s also a former Deputy Chair at insurance giant QBE. John talks about the risks around the increasing use of artificial intelligence, questions for...Read More

    Judy Slatyer MAICD is the Chair of the NSW Net Zero Emissions and Clean Economy Board, plus Natural Carbon. She’s also a leader of the National AI Centre’s Responsible AI think tank, a Director with WWF Australia and...Read More

    Professor Alan Duffy GAICD is an astronomer and scientist. He’s also the Pro Vice-Chancellor of Flagship Initiatives at Swinburne University, plus the co-founder and CEO of mDetect, a muon technology company....Read More

    Jacqueline Chow GAICD is a director with Boral, Charter Hall, Coles, and nib. She’s also one of the speakers for this year’s AICD Essential Director Update (EDU). We discuss....Read More

    Bruce Cowley FAICD is the Chair of the Queensland Trust for Nature and a board member with the Australian Retirement Trust. He’s also one of the speakers for this year’s AICD Essential Director Update (EDU). We talk about... Read More

    Jenn Morris MAICD is a director with Argonaut, Liontown Resources and Sandfire. She also won gold medals for Australia in hockey at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics. We discuss ... Read More

    Shelley Reys AO MAICD is the CEO of Arrilla Indigenous Consulting, plus a Board Member and Partner and KPMG Australia. She’s also a board member with the organising committee of the Brisbane Olympics and the Chair of the Council for the Order of Australia. We talk about ... Read More

    Arlene Tansey FAICD and Heith Mackay-Cruise FAICD are company directors and board members at the AICD. We discuss their first board roles, the shift from an executive career to being a director, and ....Read More

    Sally-Ann Williams GAICD is the CEO of tech incubator Cicada Innovations and the Chair of the Federal Government’s “Diversity in STEM” Review. She’s also a director at Qudos Bank and a member of the CSIRO Data61 Advisory Board. We discuss....Read More

    Stay tuned for more episodes in the coming weeks!

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