Strength in Diversity - API National Leadership Series (Q190906)

7:30am Friday, 6 September 2019
9:30am Friday, 6 September 2019
Breakfast
The Brisbane Club
241 Adelaide Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Australia

In 2019 the National Leadership Series will focus on the theme Strength in Diversity. The API aims to support and encourage diversity, growth and leadership within the property industry by exploring the fascinating journeys of professionals in a range of industries and across business models and sectors. Presented as a breakfast panel discussion at The Brisbane Club, speakers will share the stories of their career paths and what diversity means to them. 

Queensland Presenters

  • Peta Gwen Stilgoe OAM - Member of the Land Court of Queensland
  • Rowan Arndt - Global Diversity & Inclusion Leader, Boeing Australia
  • Karuna Dimelow - Chief Operating Officer, Coronis
 
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Peta Gwen Stilgoe OAM
Member of the Land Court of Queensland

Member Stilgoe OAM was admitted as a barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia in 1984, however, her Honour transferred to the Solicitors’ branch of the profession in 1986. Her Honour had a career in private practice, specialising in commercial litigation from 1986 to 2007.

Her Honour was the first ADR Registrar in the Planning and Environment Court from 2007 to 2009, where her Honour introduced Court facilitated mediation within that jurisdiction. 

Her Honour was a Member of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) from its inception in 2009 until 2012. Her Honour was appointed as a Senior Member to that Tribunal in 2012.

Her Honour became a judicial Member of the Land Court of Queensland in 2017. 

Her Honour has developed and presented ADR and other training programs for Members of the Land Court, QCAT and other Tribunals. 

Her Honour received an OAM for her contributions to ADR in 2013.

Karuna Dimelow

Karuna Dimelow  
Chief Operating Officer
Coronis

From a young age, Karuna was determined to succeed at whatever she put her mind to… but it wasn’t until she joined the Coronis team in 2003 and made the jump into property sales, that she really hit her straps.

She quickly earnt the reputation of being a clever negotiator and consistent performer which is credit to her attitude of ‘if you’re not happy, I’m not happy.’ After eight years in a sales role and assisting with Coronis’ expansion, Karuna stepped up into an Area Leader position with Coronis, managing seven offices and a team of more than 90 sales specialists, property managers, administrators and support staff.

It was in this role that her passion for growing her team and helping them achieve their goals was most evident, as she transformed several of her offices into the most profitable in the company. Her hands-on approach, attention to detail and profound understanding of customer service earnt her the promotion to Chief Operating Officer (COO) in November 2017.

As COO, her overarching goal is to streamline the business and create more efficiencies between all departments, especially at Coronis’ Headquarters where she oversees events, administration, contracts, recruitment, marketing, operations, Concierge and IT.

Rowan Arndt

Rowan Arndt  
Global Diversity & Inclusion Leader
Boeing Australia

Rowan Arndt is the Global Workforce Inclusion Specialist for Boeing Australia: Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific and part of Boeing’s Global Diversity and Inclusion team. Rowan’s expertise lies in both the design and delivery of strategy and implementation plans across the multiple dimensions of diversity. Prior to joining Boeing, Rowan was an Inclusion consultant and the founder of 2include P/L. He has held roles as the Group Head for Diversity and Inclusion for the National Australia Bank. Prior to his time in HR he held General Manager roles in Banking and Finance where his journey in Inclusive leadership began.

Charity Partner: Project Independence

As part of our National Leadership Series and our ongoing commitment to supporting our local community, we will once again be supporting a charity partner for this event. Our 2019 charity partner is Project Independence, and $5 per ticket sold will be donated towards this important cause.

Project Independence (PI) is an innovative social housing development for people with an Intellectual Disability (ID). It represents a new and unique model of homeownership, not only in Australia but also internationally. PI was developed and rolled out in Canberra and provides people with an ID the opportunity to acquire equity in a property, using just their government Disability Support Pension (DSP), whilst learning the life skills and Supported Decision-Making abilities to live as independently as possible. It empowers them to use PI as a stepping stone to move to truly independent living in the broader community and grow beyond social housing as they move up the homeownership ladder.

Program

7:00amRegistration opens 
7:30amBreakfast commences
9:30amExpected finish
  

Registration Fees

API Members$79
API Student Members$79
Non-members$104
Table of 10 - please click here$750 (5% discount)
  

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Full attendance at this event accrues 1.5 CPD points.

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