Invited speaker on Friday 30 September, 9.00am – 10.00am
“Leadership in public service is tough, but it’s even more difficult if you are the first women to run a major organisation like Victoria Police. It gets a bit more difficult if you know that the organisation needs significant reform, if it has corruption issue, rising crime, underworld murders, has become distanced from the community and staff are leaving in increasing numbers. Add to this a major challenge with counter terrorism strategy after 9/11 and a poor response to Family Violence.
Christine Nixon will share her lessons from these challenges and many more .”
Christine Nixon was the first and only woman to be appointed to the position of Chief Commissioner of Police in any Australian jurisdiction. She was the Victorian Chief Commissioner from 2001 – 2009. She is currently the Deputy Chancellor of Monash University, Chair of Monash College Pty. Ltd and the Chair of Good Shepherd Microfinance. She was also the Chair of the Victorian Bushfire Authority from February 2009 to September 2010. She has a Master’s Degree from Harvard University and four honorary doctorates bestowed on her by prominent Australian universities in recognition of her work towards building a better Australian society.”
Christine Nixon appears by arrangement with Searlight Group.