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Webinar: Association Insiders Series | The many roles of an Association CEO

  • 15 Apr 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
  • AuSAE Webinars


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In AuSAE's “Association Insiders” will interview Association leaders to share their insights, experience and real world stories from their own organisations.

In this episode we will talk to David McKeon, CEO of Grain Growers and Kirsty Kelly, CEO of AITPM about the often complex role of an Association CEO and their  insights of what they have learnt along the way.

This webinar will appeal to current CEO's as well as those aspiring to a CEO role in the Association sector. 

Our Speakers

David McKeon, Chief Executive Officer, Grain Growers; AuSAE Association Influencer

Dave has been with GrainGrowers since early 2015. He is passionate about strong grower representation and ensuring the right policy and industry settings provide the environment for profitable and sustainable farm production.

Dave has held senior positions in the National Farmers’ Federation and worked in the Department of Agriculture. He has worked on mixed farming operations and still keeps in touch through his family’s property in western NSW. Dave holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Agriculture) and Bachelor of Agribusiness, along with a Diploma of Government, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Kirsty Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management

Kirsty is an experienced leader in the Association sector at a National level.  Currently the inaugural CEO at the AITPM,  Kirsty's previous roles include the CEO of the Australian Planning Institute and the CEO of IESANZ - the Lighting Society. 

Kirsty was awarded Fellowship of the Planning Institute of Australia in 2017, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds an MBA. Her board roles include Director and Vice President of AuSAE,  and she is currently a Director of the Queensland Reconstruction Authority.

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