On leadership and the future of work
Thursday 28 May, 2020
1:00 PM AEST | 11:00 AM SGT
Can the challenges we face in this pandemic help us discover what matters and what this means for the future of work?
COVID-19 has changed our society. Social distancing and isolation have become the temporary normal and, while crucial to slowing the spread of infection and supporting our healthcare systems, bring with them a social impact with possible consequences for businesses and staff wellbeing. This social impact, combined with declining job security and looming economic instability, will have psychological impacts on employees, impacting organisations in both the short and long-terms.
Leaders have a unique role to play at these times to support the wellbeing of their workforce. Join us for a special session with Andrew Wilson, Ascender CEO, and Jono Nicholas, Managing Director of The Wellbeing Outfit, in a discussion on the psychological effect of COVID-19 on the workforce, how you can help your people deal with these challenges and keep them connected in the midst of the pandemic.
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Andrew is the Chief Executive Officer of Ascender. Prior to his appointment, Andrew was the Head of Strategy and had been instrumental in transforming customer satisfaction and experience levels. He has extensive strategy experience including as General Manager of Strategy, Planning and Innovation at Coca-Cola Amatil and, prior to that, as a management consultant with Bain & Company. Andrew is also a member of the Board of ReachOut Australia and holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours & University Medal) from the University of Sydney and a Masters of Business Administration (Distinction) from London Business School.
Managing Director – The Wellbeing Outfit
Jono is the Founder and Managing Director of the Wellbeing Outfit. He is an Executive Consultant at EY, specialising in mental health, and is a Director of the Future Generation Global Investment Company. Prior to founding the Wellbeing Outfit he helped establish the world’s first digital mental health service, ReachOut in 1997 and served the organisation for over 20 years including as CEO from 2010-18. He was a 2018 finalist for the Australian Mental Health Prize and has an Honours Degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in Public Health.
The Wellbeing Outfit provides specialist consultancy services in mental health and wellbeing. It’s mission is to improve the performance of an organisation by improving the wellbeing of its people. We provide organisations with strategy direction, consulting support, bespoke programs, workshops and executive coaching. Since launch the Wellbeing Outfit has worked with some of Australia’s leading organisations including EY, KFC, Stockland Group and Anglo American Mining.