SHBC Leadership Lunch - Influential Business Leadership
How are your positioning yourself to influence culture in your business and marketplace?
In times of crisis great leaders are needed in all areas of our lives. Influential business leaders are a critical ingredient to the success of their business and its impact on the markets they play in.
What kind of leader are you? What makes a positive and influential business leader?
Our panel of influential business leaders including; Lee Hatton (Executive Vice-President of AfterPay), John Thorn (Chairman of Queensland Venue Company) and XX will be sharing their knowledge and thoughts on what makes a positive and influential business leader, both in their own business and within the great business community
The Theme of SHBC 2021 Leadership Lunch Event is Influential Business Leadership.
• This event aims to inspire business owners and leaders across Northwest Sydney to becoming influential business leaders in every area of their business. Business leaders will share their knowledge and thoughts on what makes a positive and influential business leader, both in their own business and within the great business community.
• The format of the event will include a panel discussion with senior business leaders from Australia largest corporations.
• Our audience will be able to submit questions via our live event survey tool as we explore the challenges and opportunities of being a business leader.
• This will be an In Person event held at Castle Hill RSL’s Lyceum Room, with an expected 200+ guests and will comply with COVID restrictions in place at the time of the event.
About our Panel of Speakers:
John Thorn has extensive public company director experience. He is a chartered accountant. His expertise includes executive management, accounting, financial services, mergers & acquisitions, business advisory, risk management, general management and governance.
He is Chairman of Queensland Venue Company .
He was formally on the boards of National Australia Bank 2003-2014, Amcor Ltd 2004-2017, Caltex Australia ltd 2004-2013 , Salmat Ltd 2003-2017 and the ASIC Advisory Panel 2009-2011. His board committee experience includes Audit (Chairman), Human Resources, IT, Nomination and Risk.
He was a partner for 21 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), advising major international and Australian companies.
He was the National Managing Partner of PwC until 2003. He served on the firm’s Board, was the Managing Partner of PwC’s Assurance and Business Advisory practice. He has experience in Asia having worked in Singapore and Indonesia. He was a member of PwC`s Global Assurance Group, The Global Council of Partners and the Managing Partner of the Asia Pacific Assurance Practice.
Lee Hatton is the Executive Vice-President of AfterPay and has more than 20 years’ experience internationally in the Financial Services industry and has held senior executive roles in marketing, strategy and risk in large scale customer-facing businesses.
In 2020 Lee joined the Global Executive team at Afterpay and is responsible for driving the business’s strategy for new products and services. Previously she was the Chief Executive Officer of UBank from 2015 to 2020. Lee has been recognised by IBM as one of 40 Women Leaders in Artificial Intelligence across the globe for her work in delivering world-first innovations.
Lee holds a Bachelor of Business from Auckland University of Technology (NZ), and is an alumni of Berkeley Haas School of Business. She is also a member of Chief Executive Women (CEW) which represents Australia’s most senior and distinguished female leaders.
Lee is a non-executive director of Xero, and was previously an executive director of NAB Ventures and TEC (The Executive Connection).
A proud product of Stott’s College, David has always had a knack for understanding systems, analysing, finding and bridging gaps within them.
When he first looked at the home and office relocation business, he quickly saw that the industry was not delivering on a basic need. Safety - from a physical, emotional and spiritual perspective.
David believes these are the most important things a business that wishes to succeed can provide. In 2005, he founded AAA City Removalist with the intention to not just provide local, country and interstate home and office relocations, but also the ‘assurance’ – the physical, emotional and spiritual ‘safety’ nets - his customers, employees, contractors and partners had been demanding their industry provide for years.
Business partners, staff and consumers have responded well to his leadership stance. Today, AAA City Removalist has relocated over 140,000 customers – both home and office. The company has a large fleet of trucks and has been growing steadily.
David’s interests extend beyond his own business. David is a personal mentor, counsellor and adviser, to new business incubators and people who reach out for his help.
David is a past Board Member of the Parramatta Chamber of Commerce (2017) and is a dedicated sponsor of the Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence (WSABE) sponsoring the Business Leader of the Year Award for the last four years and is a judge on the WSABE panel.
David promotes ‘humility’ coupled with ‘ability’ which he believes invites blessings and lies at the cornerstone of all successful leaders.
Event Restrictions and Personal Responsibilities
NOTE: Please respect our venue and fellow businesses. Non-compliance with any of these restrictions and personal responsibilities will lead to you being asked to leave the event and no refund will be forthcoming.
If for any reason on the lead up to the Event you:
- feel unwell and are going to be tested for COVID-19
- Are awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test
- have been requested to, or are self-isolating for any reason by NSW Health Department Public Health Directive
Please inform us prior to event and we will transfer your booking to the following month or months depending on your situation.
1) Please arrive 15-30 minutes prior to event commencing so we can get all attendees into the event on time
2) Please follow the current NSW Health Guidelines on Social Distancing and wearing of face masks.
3) Please have your smartphone available with the camera function on and use the Venue QR code to check-in to the venue
4) Once you have checked-in you will be directed to our Event Check-in where your name will be marked off or attendee list.
5) Our SHBC COVID Marshalls will be at the venue registration area in addition to the venue staff to assist all attendees.
6) Mingling and networking is permitted (under the current NSW Health guidelines for this event).
With these restrictions & Personal Responsibilities we have everyone's safety in mind and if everybody plays their part, then we can provide the safest possible environment we can and we thank you for your adherence.
You can find more information about the most current rules at https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/what-you-can-and-cant-do-under-rules