Governance Top 100 Webinar 2020

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Webinar to announce the winner for Governance Top 100 2020, (Fran Finucan, Company Secretary, Collins Foods Limited) and an opportunity to hear from each of the judges/panelists (Ainslie Cunningham, Guy Gilead / Byron Loflin, Catherine Maxwell, Rachel Condos, Reece Walker) and partners (3YS Owls, Computershare, Governance Institute of Australia, McCullough Robertson Lawyers, Nasdaq Governance Solutions).

Best Practice Corporate Governance | Collins Foods

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview the winner of Governance Top 100 2020, Fran Finucan. Fran is the company secretary for Collins Foods Limited (ASX:CKF). Fran is recognised by internal and external stakeholders as an approachable, valued business partner sharing know-how and best practice in corporate governance. We explore with Fran her prior role as an ASX listing adviser, her current role as company secretary of Collins Foods; virtual board meetings and Collins Foods first hybrid AGM, KFC, Taco Bell and Sizzler franchises and best practice governance.

Building a Resilient Culture & Award Winning Brand

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Theodore Vairaktaris. Theo is the founder and sole owner of Taris Property Group and the award-winning Usher Group. The Usher Group started out as a humble small painting business on the Gold Coast. Almost two decades on, the Usher Group is recognised as one of the construction and trade industry’s most recognisable businesses. We explore with Theo the growth of the Usher Group from a small painting business to a company that now works across nine different service areas and the importance of core values, agreed behaviours, purpose and passion in building a resilient culture and brand.

Behavioural Science of Fraud & Cultural Audits

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Dr. Attracta Lagan who is the Co-Principal at Managing Values Pty Ltd. We explore with Dr. Lagan the behavioural science of fraud and cultural audits, system 1 and system 2 thinking, the work of some Nobel Prize winners, including Richard Thaler and Elinor Ostrom and Zappo’s as an example of the importance of valuing culture within an organisation.

Business Insurance Renewal Challenges

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Maria Newman and AnnMarie Rodgers from Marsh and McLennan Group of Companies. We explore with Maria and AnnMarie current challenges in the insurance market, including 14 consecutive quarters of pricing increases in the Pacific with one of the largest being Q2 2020 and based on Marsh’s benchmarking data for ASX 100 clients, renewal in the first two quarters of this year, Directors and Officer’s (D&O) premium spend is up 170% on average and in some extreme cases they are up 600% with retentions soaring also up to 300%.

Culture, Leadership and the Rules of Belonging

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Fiona Robertson. Fiona is a culture and leadership expert and her first book, Rules of Belonging – change your organisational culture, delight your people and turbo-charge your results, was published in 2020. We explore with Fiona in-depth the “Rules of Belonging”, some neuroscience and psychological safety research, the relationship between culture and strategy and some common virtues of good leaders.

Data Protection, Privacy & Information Technology

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Alex Hutchens. Alex is a Partner and Head of Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Industry Group at McCullough Robertson. We explore with Alex his passion for the intersection of law and technology, the most common forms of cyber-attack, reporting on and responding to data breaches, the importance of a robust data breach response plan and some useful resources if your organisation is the victim of a cyber-attack including: Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) and Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and so much more.

Directorships & mentoring roles & responsibilities

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Sarah Zeljko. Sarah is a professional non-executive director on the Boards of Powerlink Queensland, Energy Super, MILLovate Pty Ltd, Stockyard Beef Pty Ltd, and LogiCamms Limited (ASX:LCM). We discuss with Sarah running one of her father’s businesses while studying law, her early career working in organisations, like mining and big infrastructure projects, a wind farm in Wonthaggi, a foray in council, in statutory bodies and water businesses, always working in big organisations, big infrastructure, a lot of front-end construction and some of the hot topics around the Board table.

Achieve diversity, equality & break gender codes

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Danielle Dobson. Danielle is the founder of Code Conversations™ an author, speaker, coach, and advocate. We explore with Danielle her extensive experience in coaching and the interviews and research that led her to write her book – breaking the gender code. We discuss with Danielle the gender code in detail, together with the importance of conducting a gender pay gap audit and the positive benefits that parenting have on becoming a better leader. Danielle is an author, speaker, coach, and advocate. As a CPA with extensive 14-year corporate experience, Danielle has covered everything from private practice to multinationals, and has lived and worked in four countries, identifying the high level of stress and overwhelm experienced personally, and by working mothers.

Whistleblower, Modern Slavery, AML/CTF, ABAC AFSLs

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Kathryn Morgan. Kathryn is a Senior Associate (Financial Services) at McCullough Robertson Lawyers. We talk to Kathryn about her knowledge and experience in dealing with whistleblower protections laws, modern slavery, AML/CTF, ABAC and other challenges in financial services, DFAT Consolidated list, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Anti-Slavery Australia, Update on the implementation of the recommendations made by the Honourable Kenneth Madison Hayne AC QC following the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation, and Financial Services Industry, Regulators (ASIC, AUSTRAC and OAIC), FinTech, Compliance frameworks and other challenges for financial services providers, mining and engineering firms, professional services firms and educational institutions.

Organisational Transformation & Change Management

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Kylie Sprott. Kylie is an international leader with over 25 years of demonstrated experience and achievement across a variety of industries including IT, engineering, environmental services and legal services. Kylie focuses on innovation and how this applies to people, culture, technology and business growth. Her creativity combined with her extensive M&A skills and global experience make her a unique business contributor. We explore with Kylie her extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, integration of businesses and synergies, organisational transformation, change management, the importance of good culture, technology and Kylie’s extensive contribution in the not for profit sector.

Managing Governance in Sport with Pat Howard

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Pat Howard. Pat is the CEO of MSL Solutions Limited (ASX:MSL), and Pat is a current board member of Queensland Rugby Union, formerly performance director of Leicester Tigers from March to December 2005, and formerly the executive general manager of team performance of Cricket Australia. Pat joined Cricket Australia back in 2011, and during the period Pat has overseen World Cups and the Ashes in the men's and women's programs, and seen developments in coach education, pathway changes and restructuring of domestic competitions. We explore with Pat: governance in sport, cricket and rugby union in Australia, Leicester Tigers, crisis management and Pat’s corporate roles outside of sport.

Online Car and Property Sales in South East Asia

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Georg Chmiel. Georg is the Executive Chairman of Juwai-IQI, one of the largest end-to-end property market places in Asia. He is also Chairman of iCarAsia (ASX:ICQ), the number 1 online automotive marketplace for South East Asia and non-executive Director of Centrepoint Alliance Limited (ASX:CAF), a leading wealth management network across Australia, as well as Prop Tech Group. We explore with Georg his wealth of experience working in South East Asia; online new and used car and property sales in South East Asia , iProperty, artificial intelligence, some of the challenges faced by start-ups, budgets and financial reporting, culture, the importance of a clear vison and AI.

Cyber Part 2: Data Breach Crisis Communications

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Karissa Breen, Founder and CEO of Karissa Breen Industries (KBI). KBI is a digital marcomms company, servicing the security and emerging tech industry. KBI helps start-ups get established with their presence in the world and help mid-sized and enterprise organisations get their messaging on point, and to the right people through podcasts, written, and video content. We discuss with Karissa the importance of a robust framework for dealing with a data breach as a result of a cyber-attack including the key members of the data breach response team and the importance of clear and cohesive communications including with management, internal staff, suppliers, customers, external stakeholders, and media.

Governance Top 100

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We are very excited to be part of the inaugural 2020 Governance Top 100 event. Celebrating the top governance professionals across the country and shining a light on a profession that we are so proud to be a part of. Governance Top 100 is about highlighting the amazing talent and achievements of individuals in an in-house governance role. Governance as a profession is ever evolving and is made up of individuals from a variety of professional backgrounds, which is why we are encouraging nominations from all governance professionals. Are you an in-house governance professional? Do you want to be acknowledged for your contribution to governance within your organization?

Let us help: Governance | Company Secretary | Risk

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Superannuation Industry governance risk compliance

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Simone Thompson, Managing Director of ST Consult Pty Ltd, a boutique consultancy specialising in providing tailored and pragmatic advice and services to financial services entities. Areas of expertise are governance, compliance and risk management, product and operational strategy and group life insurance. We discuss with Simone compliance, risk and governance in the superannuation industry, ESG, ethical investing, financial literacy and Simone’s extensive experience in financial services.

IPO, ASX Listing and Leading A Law Firm

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Reece Walker, Chair of Partners and a member of McCullough Robertson's Executive Leadership team. Reece's broad experience includes applying his knowledge of the Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules as well as advising on governance, stakeholder management, employee share and option plans and general commercial issues. Reece has been consistently rated as a leading capital markets and corporate M&A lawyer, by Asia Pacific Legal 500 providing high quality advice and being committed to the clients’ needs. We explore with Reece IPO’s in depth as well as his role in leading an award-winning law firm.

Customer engagement, risk vs. value & go-to-market

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson explore with Craig Manson his wealth of experience as a Company Board Director and Advisory Board Chair and Managing Director/CEO across Technology, Consumer Goods, FMCG and Financial Services; customer engagement; compensated and uncompensated risk; risk vs. value creation; go-to-market and some of the current challenges facing boards and directors.

Leadership, Culture, WH&S & Workers Compensation C

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson explore with Lana Woltman – Owner | Lawyer | Legal Consultant – Lana Woltman Consulting - Leadership and the qualities we consider make someone a great leader; the importance of having a clear vision, direction, strategy and communicating this to your team; workplace culture - that it starts from the top down and how to build a great culture; WH&S, workers’ compensation claims; the importance of training staff and managing and mitigating risk; Lana’s journey to becoming a lawyer and the power of confidence and mental resilience.

Managing people risk, return to work & franchises

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson discuss with Damian Tarry, Senior Human Resources Officer for the Retail Food Group (ASX:RFG) some of the challenges faced by franchisees during COVID-19, the importance of communication and empathy as part of a return to work strategy and some great HR tips to support return to work . Damian also shared with us his experience working remotely and gave us a glimpse into his family life including the chooks.

Cyber Part 1: Managing Cybersecurity Risk

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson discuss with Shannon Sedgwick, senior managing director of Ankura - cybersecurity, cyber risk strategies for reduction and mitigation of cyber attacks with Shannon providing some helpful hints on how to minimise the impact on SME’s in the event of a cyber-attack.

Managing an acquisition remotely during a pandemic

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson explore with David Johnstone the successful integration following the acquisition by Envirosuite Limited of EMS Brüel Kjaer remotely during the pandemic and David’s role as a non-executive chair and executive director.

Changing strategic direction for Not For Profits

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Dan Carroll and explore Dan’s role as State Council Member for Vinnies here in Queensland and the impact of COVID-19 on Vinnies operations, the 2020 CEO sleepout, homelessness, virtual board meetings, strategy for not-for-profits, equity markets and the impact of COVID-19 on cashflow and investments.

Empowering Young Entrepreneurs Anti Cyber Bullying

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Taj Pabari, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fiftysix Creations. We discussed Taj’s journey from a disengaged young person in school to creating Fifysix Creations at the age of 14, which is an education and social enterprise delivering business and entrepreneurship programs to solve youth unemployment.

Global Operations in Highly Regulated Industries

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Anne Parkin, an executive director of Queensland Treasury Corporation with over 25 years board experience and global banking, securities trading and superannuation experience. We discussed Anne’s journey and some of the challenges and celebrations that have led her to become an International industry leader in operational management of high-level financial transactions in a highly regulated multi-jurisdictional industry.

Shark Tank Experience & Benefits of Sales Training

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Ryan Tuckwood from ISR Training and together they explore the world of sales training, the Shark Tank experience and being mentored by three of Australia’s leading entrepreneurs.

Business Continuity, Resilience & Risk Management

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Lisa Cameron de Vries from Phoenix Resilience and together they explore risk management, processes and procedures, crisis management in the aged care sector.

ASX Rules & Regulatory Changes with Scott Standen

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Scott Standen from GRT Lawyers and together they explore some of the recent regulatory changes introduced as a result of COVID-19 to enable the more efficient operation of the market.

Investor Relations & Diversity with Rachel Sakurai

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Rachel Sakurai and together we explored the world of corporate governance, investor relations, social responsibilities and the powers of empathetic leadership. Very relevant topics as we all continue to operate through a pandemic with many organisations re-examining their purpose and their related interests.

Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery with Marc Nuss

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson explore with Marc Nuss, the amazing work of Destiny Rescue who save children from child exploitation and the undercover work involved in rescuing and then counselling, educating and rehabilitating those children so that they can choose their own destiny.

Leading through change with Jo Willoughby

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In this episode of YS Up Governance and Boards Podcast, 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson interview Jo Willoughby and together they explore some very practical insights on culture, diversity, growth, opportunity and change in the current climate.

Whatís YS Up all about?

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In this show trailer, your co-hosts 3YS Owls Governance Consultants, Ainslie Cunningham and Deb Anderson provide a brief overview of what this show is all about and how YS Up - Governance and Boards Podcast will cover the latest topics in governance, risk, latest regulatory changes and issues keeping directors and executives awake at night.

3YS Owls About Us

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3YS Owls is an Australian operated company based in Queensland with extensive experience in both the public and private sector, globally, locally and interstate.