Event Invitation | Yangon | Women in Leadership - presentation by Gail Kelly
About Gail Kelly
Gail Kelly holds a number of international roles: Senior Global Adviser to UBS; Director of Woolworths Holdings in South Africa; Member of each of the Group of Thirty, Bretton Woods Committee, McKinsey Advisory Council, PLuS Alliance Advisory Board and Optus Advisory Committee. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of New South Wales, Director of Australian Philanthropic Services, and Ambassador for Women's Empowerment for CARE Australia. In addition, she is the author of Live Lead Learn: My Stories of Life and Leadership and in 2017 established ‘The Gail Kelly Global Leaders Scholarship’ between the University of New South Wales and the University of Cape Town.
Gail previously served as the first female Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of two banks – St.George Bank from 2002 to 2007 and Westpac from 2008 to 2015. In 2008, these two banks came together under Gail’s leadership in what was the largest in-market merger in Australian financial services. At the time of her retirement in February 2015, the Westpac Group was the country’s second largest bank and the 12th largest bank in the world in terms of market capitalisation.
AustCham Myanmar is proud to join together with the Japanese Chamber of Commerce Myanmar to co-host a Myanmar Market Update followed by networking drinks.
We are very pleased to announce that both the Japanese Ambassador to Myanmar, H.E. Mr. Ichiro Maruyama and the Australian Ambassador to Myanmar, H.E. Mr. Nicholas Coppel will attend and provide an Myanmar update to the audience.
U Aung Naing Oo, Director General - DICA will also be in attendance.
AMCHAM, AustCham, GMBC (German Chamber) and NZMCC (New Zealand Chamber) are teaming up to furnish you a premium networking night in Yangon. The event will provide you an opportunity to network and interact with professionals from various sectors. Use this one of a kind networking event as an opportunity to keep in touch with your circle of connections. This will be a cash bar with a small registration fee.
When: Wednesday 17 October, 6.00pm – 8:30pm
Where: Sule Shangri-La Hotel Cost: Members USD15 / Non Members USD25 (including 3 drinks and canapes)
The Hon Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, announced the opening of the second round of the Global Innovation Linkages (GIL) program on 18 September 2018. Successful applicants are expected to be announced in early 2019.
The GIL program provides grants up to $1 million for Australian businesses and researchers to collaborate with leading counterparts from around the world on industry-led research. Posts are requested to raise awareness, as appropriate, of the current funding round with relevant stakeholders and encourage them to work with prospective Australian partners who may be eligible to apply for a GIL grant.
PwC’s CFO Programme for Myanmar is a powerful and unique curriculum for current and future finance leaders, based on the experience gained from our multi-competency practice, practical insights from CFOs and academic studies.
AustCham Myanmar members receive a 10% discount on the course fee.
Save the date | Women in Business & Leadership Development Conference 2018
With thanks to our premium corporate members -
Cathay is offering an upfront 5% discount to all AustCham Myanmar members for a 6 month selling period from 28 March 2018 to 28 September 2018.
*Discount available on all regular, non-promotional fares on any Cathay Pacific/Cathay Dragon airline route to Australia and New Zealand.
** Discount will be available at the Cathay Dragon counter and online only. A code will be provided to AustCham Myanmar members to access the discount fares online.
*** For more information on this offer, please contact AustCham Myanmar at email@example.com
Cathay Pacific - AustCham Myanmar's official airline partner.