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AFR Boss Leadership Summit

The Australian Financial Review is proud to announce the inaugural edition of the BOSS Leadership Summit 2017. Registrations now open.

15-16 November 2017 | Intercontinental Sydney

Register Your Interest


The Australian Financial Review is pleased to present the inaugural Boss Leadership Summit, to be held on 15-16 November at the Intercontinental, Sydney.

Taking inspiration from the excellent content found in Boss Magazine, this event is set to bring together the nation’s most influential leaders and innovators from across all industries.


  • The future of the workplace
  • The art of leadership
  • Emerging leaders
  • Organisational transformation
  • Collaboration
  • Ethical and environmental leadership

With opportunities throughout the program to push your organisation to the forefront of leadership innovation and workplace progression, the Summit is a must-attend for all executive leaders and business owners.



Alan Joyce

CEO, Qantas

The Hon. Anna Bligh AC


Andrew Thorburn


Pip Marlow

CEO, Strategic Innovation, Suncorp

Cindy Hook

CEO, Deloitte Australia

Peggy O’Neal

President, Richmond Football Club

Will Easton

Managing Director, Facebook ANZ

Kath Bray

Managing Director - Products, ANZ

Andy Vesey


Larry Marshall


Jo Gray

Editor - BOSS Magazine, Australian Financial Review

Gerry McCusker

Founder, Engage ORM

Laura Berry

CEO, Supply Nation

Stephanie Fahey

CEO, Austrade

Amanda Farrugia

Captain, Greater Western Sydney Giants

Stuart Irvine

CEO, Lion

Adrian Turner


Simon Longstaff

Executive Director, The Ethics Centre

Dominic Price

Head of Research and Development and Work Futurist, Atlassian

Martin Riordan

Director, MDR Education

Susan Just

Principal, Lauriston Girls' School

Craig Robertson

CEO, TAFE Directors Australia

Dr Louise Mahler

Director, The Art of Business

Helen Steel

Executive Director, Shared Value Project

Sue Kench

Chief Executive Partner, King & Wood Mallesons

Sue Cato

Founder, Cato Counsel

Lisa Annese

CEO, Diversity Council Australia

Kip Williams

Artistic Director, Sydney Theatre Company

Damien Mu

CEO, AIA Australia and New Zealand, AIA Australia

Prof Shirley Alexander

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Education & Students), UTS

Christophe Gantzer

Senior Finance Leader & Director, Nestlé

Prof Michelle Y. Simmons

Centre Director & Work-Package Leader, Centre for Quantum Computation & Communication Technology and Scientia Professor of Physics, UNSW and Laureate Fellow, Australian Research Council

John Meacock

Chief Strategy Officer - Australia & Asia Pacific, Deloitte

Sherif Mansour

Principal Product Manager, Atlassian

Nicola Alcorn

Managing Partner, Sydney, Deloitte

Peter Wilson

Chairman, Australian Human Resources Institute

Paul Ritchie

Head of Communications, Property Council

when & where

15 - 16 Nov 2017

Intercontinental Sydney
117 Macquarie Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
+61(02) 9253 9000

Book Accommodation with Lido Group
For your convenience Lido Group will manage your accommodation needs. Click here or call 02 8585 0808.


Still have a question?

Conference Producer
Christopher Platt
02 9080 4037

Sponsorship Manager
Alex Cook
02 9080 4425

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