The Mentor List Melbourne CEO Mastermind is the ultimate CEO peer group in Australia, leveraging the lived experience, wisdom and advice of individuals who have successfully navigated through CEO roles in a trusted and confidential CEO support network.
 
 

MELBOURNE CEO MASTERMIND

Speakers

 

05 Dec ‘19 | 30 Jan ‘20 | 11 Mar ‘20 | 04 Jun ‘20

 

05th December 2019

Mike Smith - Chairman

Ex CEO ANZ BANK

Michael Smith was the CEO of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. (ANZ) from 2007 to 2015 and following his retirement he remained an Adviser to the Board until July 2017.

Prior to this Michael held several other high-ranking business positions. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Chairman of Hang Seng Bank Limited, Global Head of Commercial Banking for the HSBC Group, and Chairman of HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad.

 
Mike Smith - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Chairman

Mike Smith - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Chairman

Cameron Schwab - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Expert Facilitator

Cameron Schwab - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Expert Facilitator

 

Cameron Schwab

ex CEO Melbourne, Richmond and Fremantle Football Club’s

Cameron Schwab’s leadership career commenced at just 20 years of age, overseeing talent identification and player recruitment at the Melbourne Football Club. He was appointed CEO of the Richmond Football Club at age 24, the youngest in the history of the AFL. For the next 25 years, he was CEO of three AFL clubs, Richmond, and the Melbourne and Fremantle clubs, ranking him in the eighth longest serving CEO in the 150 years of the sport. He was also CEO of the AFL’s Official Website, www.afl.com.au.


30th January 2019

Paula Dwyer

Chairman Tabcorp, director anz bank, lion & alliance

Paula Dwyer is the Chairman and Non Executive Director of Tabcorp since June 2011. Paula is also Director of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, Lion Pty Ltd and Allianz Australia Limited. As well as a Member of the Kirin Holdings International Advisory Board and a Member of the Takeovers Panel.
Ms Dwyer was the former Chairman of Healthscope Limited and a Director of Leighton Holdings Limited, Suncorp Group Limited and Foster’s Group Limited. She is a former member of the ASIC External Advisory Panel and the Victorian Casino and Gaming Authority and of the Victorian Gaming Commission.

 
Paula Dwyer - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Speaker (Photo The Australian)

Paula Dwyer - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Speaker (Photo The Australian)

Malcolm Jackman - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Speaker (Photo AdelaideNow)

Malcolm Jackman - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Speaker (Photo AdelaideNow)

 

Malcolm Jackman

Chairman force fire, ex CEO sa Fire & emergency, Defence SA, elders, coates hire, manpower

Malcolm Jackman joined publicly listed Coates Hire in 2003 as CEO. In September 2008 he was appointed as the CEO of Futuris Corporation which changed its name to Elders Limited in April 2009.

In late August 2014 Malcolm returned to Adelaide to become Chief Executive of Defence SA. Defence SA is South Australia’s lead government agency for all defence matters and the nation’s only stand-alone state defence organisation. In July 2015 he moved within the SA Government to become CE of SAFECOM.


11th March 2020

Gail Kelly

EX CEO WESTPAC BANK and St George Bank

Gail’s banking career spans 35 years, split equally between South Africa and Australia. While in South Africa, Gail held a number of senior executive positions in the Nedbank Group.

Gail served as the Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of two banks in Australia – St.George Bank from 2002 to 2007 and Westpac from 2008 to 2015. In 2008, these two banks came together under Gail’s leadership in what was the largest in-market merger in Australian financial services. At the time of her retirement in February 2015, The Westpac Group was the country’s 2nd largest bank and the 12th largest bank in the world, in terms of market capitalisation.

 
Gail Kelly - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Speaker (Photo the Australian)

Gail Kelly - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Speaker (Photo the Australian)

Richard Goyder - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Speaker  (photo PerthNow)

Richard Goyder - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Speaker (photo PerthNow)

 

Richard Goyder

Chairman QANTAS Airways, AFL & Woodside Petroleum

Richard Goyder is Chairman of Qantas Airways Ltd., Chairman at West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Chairman at Australian Football League, Chairman for JDRF Australia, Chairman for The Council of Scotch College and Chairman of Woodside Petroleum Ltd.
He is also on the board of Business Council of Australia, Gresham Partners Holdings Ltd., Fremantle Football Club Ltd. and Channel 7 Telethon Trust and Council Member at Australia Business Arts Foundation and Council Member at Australian Business & Community Network. Mr. Goyder previously held the position of CEO, Executive Director & Group Managing Director at Wesfarmers Ltd. and Managing Director at Landmark Operations Ltd. (a subsidiary of Wesfarmers Ltd.), Chairman at Australian B20 Leadership Group and Board & Investment Committee Member at Gresham Private Equity Ltd.


04th June 2020

David Thodey

Chairman CSIRO, Company Director and former CEO of Telstra and IBM ANZ.

David Thodey is Chair of the Commonwealth Science, Industry & Research Organisation (the national research organisation for Australia) and a Director of Ramsay Health Care, Tyro Payments, Vodafone Group UK 9/19) and XERO.
Previously David was Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Telstra, appointed in May 2009. He formally retired from the CEO position on 30 April 2015. Telstra is Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, with an international presence spanning Asia, Europe and North America with revenues of $16B and market cap of $70-80B.
Before joining Telstra, David was Chief Executive Officer, Australia and New Zealand at IBM. During his 22 years at IBM, David held several senior executive positions across Asia Pacific.

 
David Thodey - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Speaker (Photo Canberra times)

David Thodey - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Speaker (Photo Canberra times)

John Borghetti - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Speaker  (photo ABC)

John Borghetti - Melbourne CEO Mastermind Speaker (photo ABC)

 

John Borghetti

ex CEO Virgin australia holdings

John Borghetti recently stepped down as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director & MD for Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd. Mr. Borghetti is also on the board of Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd. and Australian Chamber Orchestra.

In the past Mr. Borghetti held the position of Executive General Manager at Qantas Airways Ltd.

 

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