Your expert facilitators Professor Melinda Edwards, Dr Alistair Ping & Dr Mark Harvey + Guest Speaker Stafford Shepherd
Professor Melinda Edwards has been nationally recognised for her teaching excellence and has conducted commercial research and capacity building courses in mediation, negotiation, access to justice, human rights and anti-corruption both domestically and internationally. Melinda has worked for both government and corporate sectors in Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar and Bhutan, most recently creating and delivering a bespoke program for a gold mining operation in Papua New Guinea.
Dr Alistair Ping is an Adjunct Professor at QUT Graduate School of Business where he teaches leadership and ethics. He was the recipient of 2017-18 Colin Brain Governance Fellowship at QUT and was also awarded the 2002 Coral Sea Scholarship from the Australian-American Fulbright Foundation to study corporate social responsibility trends in the USA. He has worked as a corporate consultant, trainer and executive coach in Australia, the UK, USA and Africa.
Dr Mark Harvey has internationally recognised capabilities and experience in the creation and review of misconduct and corruption prevention and investigation programs for organisations. Mark has a combination of over twenty-five year’s law enforcement, criminal and misconduct investigations and integrity program design and implementation experience. He is a renowned facilitator, known for skilling leaders from a wide range of industries to encourage professional conduct, promote brand and industry stakeholder confidence, and develop robust misconduct and corruption investigation and prevention programs for their business and sector.
Guest Speaker, Stafford Shepherd, Director of Ethics at Queensland Law Society Stafford is a recognised expert in law practice ethics. Before joining QLS in 2008, Stafford practised as a solicitor in conveyancing, leasing, will and estate administration, and equitable doctrines.
Stafford's team provides support and ethical guidance to Queensland legal practitioners, and is heavily involved in thought leadership and continuing legal education. Stafford holds a Bachelor and Master of Laws. He has a postgraduate certificate in Arbitration and Mediation and is a Graded Arbitrator.