Entrepreneurial Leadership -
Being an entrepreneurial leader is a powerful way to succeed in today’s world of rapid change and intense competition.
At this event our panel will discuss how entrepreneurial leaders create value through doing and seeing things that others have missed.
Join us for a light lunch, engaging conversation and some tips and tricks on problem solving and decision making.
Featuring guest speakers Ben Southall, Gabby Button and Desley Grundy
Hosted by our wonderful sponsor – McCullough Robertson Lawyers.
Southall is an Adventurepreneur best known for winning The Best Job in the
World to become the Caretaker of the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef in 2009.
Ben has kayaked the length of the Great Barrier Reef, set world endurance
records running up the tallest mountains in Australia and completing the nine
Great Walks of New Zealand in nine days.
works as a television presenter, cameraman and producer for NatGeo and The
Travel Channel filming documentaries around the world. He’s circumnavigated
Africa and driven from Singapore to London in his faithful Land Rover, Colonel
Mustard, and is the founder of Best Life Adventures - an adventure travel
company, which takes adventurous minds to some of the most extreme wilderness
areas on the planet and resilience-building adventures for start-ups,
entrepreneurs and business clients. It’s grown into a community of people who
love stepping outside their comfort zones, exploring new ground and living life
to the full.
Institute of Leaders + Entrepreneurs
is a Director of the Australian Institute of Leaders + Entrepreneurs, an
international Leadership Consultant and award-winning Facilitator. She
creates and delivers unique programs specifically designed to address an
organisation’s current opportunities for change and growth.
knows that in today’s complex and rapidly changing world we can no longer rely
on outdated textbook approaches to management and leadership. She also knows
that the way forward doesn’t need to be complicated. Gabby is able to traverse this
new terrain offering a clear lens and understanding of the astounding
breakthroughs in the science of human potential, unified organisations, outcome
achievement and entrepreneurial leadership.
leads for EY’s Northern region the EY Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) programme.
This is the only truly global awards programme recognising and celebrating the
success of entrepreneurs and their businesses. Further, Des is the Oceania
leader for the EY Asia-Pacific Entrepreneurial Winning Women’s programme which
assists high achieving women entrepreneurs scale their businesses.
is a member of the Property Council Qld Diversity Committee, a Mentor for
Mentor Walks and is the independent Chairperson for the Queensland CFO Retail