Event Details

Wednesday, 17 August 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cinema 2
UQ Location:
Schonell Theatre (St Lucia)
Event category(s):

Event Contact

Ms Jacqui Niblett
334 66272
Org. Unit:
Business, Economics and Law

Event Description

Full Description:
BEL Student Employability Team (SET) are excited to bring to the Edge Leadership Series Ms Andrea Staines as guest our first speaker for Semester 2, 2016.

The Edge Student Leadership Series connects BEL students with inspirational leaders including CEOs, managing directors, partners, general managers and entrepreneurs from a range of industries.

Our guest speakers share their personal and career journeys, giving you invaluable first-hand insight into how business leaders get to the top of their game and how they overcome challenges.

Andrea Staines, has been a full-time Non-Executive Director for over a decade, on a range of entities headquartered around Australia, in infrastructure, transport & logistics and retail service arenas. She has been a Director on entities in the listed, unlisted, government and social enterprise spaces. Andrea is often recruited to boards of companies planning significant transformation, bringing together her strategy, commercial, organisational and people management skills, and her international orientation.

Some of the organisation in which Andrea sits on their Board are, though not limited to the following:

QIC (Queensland Investment Corporation):
One of the largest Australian wholesale fund managers, with alternative investments including infrastructure, real estate, private equity and fixed income.
Clients include governments, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and insurers, from Australia, Europe, Middle East, Asia and US.
Offices in UK, US and Australia
$74b FUM,
500 employees

Sealink Travel Group:
ASX 300.
Growing Australian transport and tourism company
Multiple brands, including SeaLink and Captain Cook Cruises
$400m market cap , $160m rev, fleet of 62 ferries operating from 9 ports across Australia,
900 employees

Goodstart Early Learning:
Largest Australian early learning & childcare provider, with national footprint
Largest social enterprise in Australia; one of the largest in the world
One of the 50 largest Australian private companies
$850m revenue, 650 centres, 73,000 children,
15,000 employees

By attending you will:
Learn key success principles outside of the classroom
Learn how others navigate the corporate world
Hear from an industry leader about their career path
Be motivated and inspired.

Date: Wednesday 17th August 2016
Time: 12pm 1pm
Venue: Cinema 2, Schonell Theatre (#22)

Register Here:

Directions to UQ

Google Map:
To St Lucia Campus, UQ Ipswich, and UQ Gatton.

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