The 6th Public Sector Director and Executive Level Leadership Forum 2017


18-21 September 2017

The 6th Public Sector Director and Executive Level Leadership Forum 2017 brings together a variety of leaders to share their inspirational journeys, practical advice and insights into the essential skills to lead in the APS. We are proud to present a speaker line-up showcasing the diversity of thought, experience, gender and culture in the APS today. You will learn how to lead and manage your team through major transformation, manage public expectations and understand the additional responsibilities of an SES officer. Discover strategies and skill-sets to navigate complex challenges, drive successful change, and achieve career excellence in the public service.


  • Lead effectively in complex and sensitive situations
  • Learn the art of innovation and implementation
  • Develop skills for communication and stakeholder management
  • Foster a culture of change and continuous improvement

Featured speakers include:

  • Brigadier Michael Mahy DSC Director-General, Military Strategy Department of Defence
  • Emma Greenwood Chief People Officer, People Branch Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Grant Tidswell Chief Operating Officer National Disability Insurance Agency
  • Michael De’Ath Director-General Community Services Directorate, ACT Government
  • Lisa Rauter First Assistant Secretary, innovationxchange Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Eamonn Rooney Chief Information Officer The Treasury AU