How Diversity Can Drive Innovation (Melbourne)

Join Harrier Talent Solutions for our upcoming Diversity & Inclusion breakfast where we’ll be exploring how diversity can drive innovation.

We welcome Lisa Annese, CEO of the Diversity Council of Australia, and a panel of industry experts to share insights and lead a robust discussion on how talent and HR leaders can effectively embed diversity as a key strategic enabler of business agility, creativity and growth.

Please confirm your attendance as soon as possible, we keep our events small and intimate to encourage open discussions.


Nov 14 2019


8:00 am - 9:30 am

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Nov 13 2019
  • Time: 16:00 - 17:30




  • Brett Cooper
    Brett Cooper
    GM Enterprise Digital at AGL Energy

    Brett is a Digital Transformation Leader, with proven success in driving large scale transformation in multinational businesses. Extensive experience in Consumer and B2B segments achieving enhanced customer outcomes and bottom line business benefits through the architecture and delivery of Digital and Process based transformation programs. Brett is passionate about leadership, leading change, and digital transformation, and firmly believes that greater diversity and inclusiveness can drive organisational creativity and innovation.

  • Lisa Annese
    Lisa Annese
    Chief Executive Officer - Diversity Council of Australia

    Lisa Annese has been the Chief Executive Officer of Diversity Council Australia since 2 June 2014. In this role she leads debate on diversity and inclusion in the public arena and delivers innovative diversity practice resources for Australian businesses and supports them improve their inclusion capability. Under her leadership, DCA has conducted a broad array of ground-breaking, evidence based research, including Australia’s first national index on workplace diversity and inclusion, seminal research on the economics of the gender pay-gap and original work on building Asian Leadership Capability, supporting individuals being “Out at Work”, main-streaming flexible work and creating inclusive workplaces.

    In 2018, Lisa was named one of the AFR’s 100 Women of Influence. Lisa is a regular contributor to publications including The Guardian and Huffington Post. She also makes regular appearances on ABC’s The Drum and speaks widely and publicly in all areas of diversity.


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