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Chiefs for Gender Equity


Who are the Chiefs for Gender Equity?

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The Chiefs for Gender Equity is a group of senior business leaders from prominent South Australian companies representing key industry sectors (legal, finance, accounting, energy, oil and gas, defence, engineering, government and tertiary education) brought together with the common aim of advancing gender equity.

The Chiefs are working to progress sustainable change within their own organisations and to increase the participation of women at the highest levels of industry.

The Chiefs for Gender Equity group is supported by the Equal Opportunity Commissioner of South Australia and aims to educate and encourage other SA businesses to better address gender equity issues in the workplace.


The current membership of the Chiefs for Gender Equity group comprises of the following business leaders:

Scott Ashby Scott Ashby, PIRSA
Eva Balan-Vnuk Eva Balan-Vnuk, Microsoft Australia
Photograph Professor Warren Bebbington Professor Warren Bebbington, The University of Adelaide
Clare Harris Clare Harris, Surf Life Saving SA
David Martin David Martin, Finlaysons
Jacqui McGill Jacqui McGill, Olympic Dam, BHP Australia
 Christian Paech Christian Paech, Santos
Inca Pearce Inca Pearce, Vinehealth Australia
Glynn Phillips Glynn Phillips, BAE Systems Australia
Jane Pickering Jane Pickering, Eldercare Inc
Sandy Pitcher Sandy Pitcher, Dept of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
Matthew Salisbury Matthew Salisbury, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
Rob Stobbe Rob Stobbe, SA Power Networks
Con Tragakis Con Tragakis, KPMG
Lester Wynne-Jones Lester Wynne-Jones, Westpac

(click on a Chief for further information)

See the Chiefs for Gender Equity Charter


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