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Ann Sherry AO | Executive Chairman, Carnival Australia

In her role as Executive Chairman of Carnival Australia, the largest cruise ship operator in Australasia, Ann Sherry has transformed the industry and achieved annual double-digit growth over the past decade. Ann is a member of the global leadership team at Carnival Corporation, the world's largest cruise ship operator.

Before this, she was CEO of Westpac New Zealand and of Bank of Melbourne, where she was a driver of cultural change, customer focus and effective community engagement. Ann is a highly regarded company director, holding a number of non-executive board roles including Sydney Airport, ING Direct, Australian Rugby Union and Cape York Partnerships. She is also a member of the Supervisory Board of ING Global.

Ann is a leading advocate for a genuine commitment by business leaders to greater diversity and gender equality in organisations. She was an adviser to the Prime Minister on policies to improve the status of women and was Australia's representative to the United Nations on human rights and women's rights. She was a winner of The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Award and has been awarded an Order of Australia.

Ann will share with us her personal journey, her key learnings along the way and the leadership that matters to her, and will also speak about the imperative for companies to better address a range of social justice issues.

One of Australia's leading journalists, Kerry O'Brien, will once again act as moderator.

Join us for this important QUT Business Leaders' Forum event.

Tuesday 8 November 2016
Grand Ballroom, Hilton Brisbane


$170 per person or $1,600 per table of 10 (including GST).

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