Please join the LG Professionals WA, Young Professionals Network for this thought-provoking workshop where you will hear from three fantastic speakers who will offer insight into the intricacies of project management in all types of disciplines.
Guest speakers will include:
Gary Conyard, Director of Portfolio Management, Venueswest
Gary is responsible for portfolio of assets valued in excess of $2 billion, Western Australia's thirteen major state-owned sporting and entertainment facilities including Optus Stadium, NIB Stadium, HBF Stadium, HBF Arena and RAC Arena. Gary has a wealth of both leadership and project management experience, the head project manager for a number of key government projects including the award-winining Western Australian Institute of Sport High Performance Centre and the State Netball Centre at Wembley Sports park. Gary's career has seen him progress from a project officer to a leader of one of Western Australia's most valued asset portfolios. His aim is to deliver world class sport and entertainment experiences through the optimisation of Venueswest assets.
Ingrid Hawkins, Director of Corporate Services, City of Stirling
Ingrid has held senior management roles across the public sector for over 15 years and was appointed as the City of Stirling Director Corporate Services in 2017. Ingrid is responsible for the human resources, information technology and finance functions of one of Australia's biggest councils by population. Ingrid was previously the Manager of Finance for the City of Stirling and been involved in several key projects including the Stirling City Redevelopment and the Scarborough Beach Redevelopment. Ingrid will provide an insight into the challenges and successes of project managing the finances and stakeholder engagement for one of Western Australia's premier projects in the last decade
Jeremy Maher, Manager Sustainability and environment, City of Bayswater
Jeremy Maher has worked for the City of Bayswater for over 15 years. Starting out as project field officer in Environment for the City, Jeremy has progressed through the ranks to be the Manager of Sustainability and Environment. Jeremy has the daily challenge of managing both the current environmental challenges, while also looking forward to the next 10, 20, 50 years on how to put practices in place to sustain the environment for future Bayswater residents. Jeremy has overseen high-level projects that have benefitted the Bayswater community for generations to come. These award winning projects include the Eric Bird Sanctuary project and, most recently, the Russel Street Liveable project that has WA's first ever Ninja Warrior Course installed.