Upcoming forum

Christine Corbett

Managing Director and CEO-elect, AGL Australia

Wednesday 20 July 2022
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About Christine Corbett

As Chief Customer Officer and incoming CEO of major energy retailer, AGL Australia, Christine Corbett is well regarded as one of Australia’s top business leaders. Commencing at AGL Australia in 2019, Christine has played a pivotal leadership role in AGL Australia’s recent demerger and will take the helm during a time of rapid change within the sector.

Before joining AGL Australia, Christine built a career at Australia Post spanning almost three decades, where she rose to Chief Customer Officer and Interim Chief Executive Officer. Christine is an accomplished and highly versatile senior executive with extensive experience in delivering strong financial and people outcomes.

At the QUT Business Leaders’ Forum, Christine will speak about her personal leadership journey. She will share her views on key developments in energy transition and securing Australia’s energy future on the path to net zero.

It will be a pleasure to welcome one of Australia’s leading journalists, Ellen Fanning, to moderate this QUT Business Leaders' Forum.

Future forums

Date: Wednesday 31 August 2022

Upcoming forum

Pip Marlow

Chief Executive Officer, Salesforce Australia, New Zealand and ASEAN

Tuesday 3 May 2022
Brisbane Hilton

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About Pip Marlow

Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, designs and develops enterprise software and applications to help businesses of every size and industry better connect to their customers. As CEO of Salesforce in Australia, New Zealand and ASEAN, Pip Marlow is responsible for ensuring Salesforce delivers on its values of trust, customer success, innovation, equality, and sustainability with its customers and in its communities. In Australia, the company has been named as one of the best places to work for six consecutive years, reflecting a passionate advocacy for workplaces that are flexible, diverse, and inclusive.

Prior to Salesforce, Pip was Chief Executive Officer, Customer Marketplace at Suncorp and before that, Microsoft, where she held several senior executive roles in Australia and the US, culminating in her role as the Managing Director of Microsoft Australia for six years. Pip is also a non-executive director of Rugby Australia and a member of Chief Executive Women.

At the QUT Business Leaders’ Forum, Pip will speak about her personal leadership journey, involving senior executive roles in multinational technology companies and how she continues to lead in this all-new success-from-anywhere world. She will also speak to how businesses can be one of the greatest platforms for change, responding to critical issues including women in leadership roles, bridging the gap in STEM education opportunities and the increasing role business has in driving sustainability.

It will be a pleasure to welcome, as moderator, one of Australia’s leading journalists, Madonna King for the second QUT Business Leaders’ Forum in 2022.

Future forum dates

Date: Wednesday 20 July 2022
Date: Wednesday 31 August 2022

About the Forum

The QUT Business Leaders' Forum is Brisbane's pre-eminent business leadership event. For more than 20 years it has developed an international reputation for attracting dynamic, world-class leaders in a dialogue on today's leadership challenges. The Forum informs, challenges and inspires audiences on:

  • leadership
  • business excellence
  • corporate social responsibility
  • sustainability
  • related public policy.

Hear prominent speakers share their personal leadership journey as they explore trends, issues and ideas shaping the economy and politics of the nation. The Forum is also the city's premier event for high-level networking.

Why attend

Hear from world-class leaders

Keep your business know-how relevant and hear from executive thought leaders. Our Forum has developed an international reputation for attracting dynamic world-class leaders in a dialogue on today's leadership challenges.

Professional development

Attend the Forum as a professional development activity. Members of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand may claim this activity as formal CPD hours.

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Our Forum brings together a diverse community of business leaders giving you the opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals and extend your network. Make an impression on your clients by inviting them to the Forum when you buy a table.

Previous speakers

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After each Forum, we produce a snapshot video to showcase the highlights of the speakers keynote presentation and Q&A session with Forum moderator, Kerry O’Brien.

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