Speakers

Speakers

Sophie Braggins

“Sophie comes from a strategic business and people background, with experience in human resource management and organisational change in the United Arab Emirates, people and marketing at TVNZ, and as Managing Director of Taranaki Accounting firm Strategy Collective.

Simon Tupman

“Simon is a business researcher, speaker and authority on law firm growth. He works with forward-thinking organisations that want to grow by learning how to realise the potential of their leaders and their people. He is the author of 3 books and his work has been translated into Russian, Spanish and Portuguese.

Scott McLiver

Scott is PwC’s Global Lead of Digital Innovation for Entrepreneurial and Private Business. He brings more than 17 years’ experience providing cloud accounting and business advice to a wide variety of businesses, and is regarded as a global authority on cloud technology and digital innovation.

Renee Knake

Professor Renee Knake will hold the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology from January to August 2019. Her permanent academic home is the University of Houston Law Center, where she holds the endowed Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics.

Melissa Anastasiou

As General Counsel, Melissa leads Spark’s legal and compliance functions, providing Spark with strategic legal and commercial guidance, ensuring the business acts lawfully and with the utmost integrity.

Lisa Leong

Lisa is a former corporate lawyer (Melbourne, London and New York) and ABC Radio Presenter, turned global leader in Client-Centred Innovation.

Helen Mackay

Helen Mackay, BCA, LLB, has been an in-house lawyer and a champion of the in-house legal profession for more than 20 years.

Demetrio Zema

Demetrio is the founder and director of Law Squared, a specialised commercial law and litigation firm focussed on working with entrepreneurs and start ups. Since its launch in March 2016, Law Squared has offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane with a team of 17 across those cities.

Caryn Sandler

Caryn leads the Legal Service Innovation Team who provides specialised services to support Gilbert + Tobin’s legal service delivery and innovates to deliver new tools and services benefiting the firm’s practice and clients.