Narelle Hooper

Narelle is an advisor and author. She's a director of The Ethics Centre, Documentary Australia Foundation and SBE Australia which runs the Springboard Enterprises accelerator program for women's global entrepreneurship, .

She's also a member of the Table of Ten at mwah.live, the world's most human online knowledge-base for the stuff you need to lead (and work with) people.

She was founding co-chair of Fairfax Media’s Australian Financial Review - Westpac Women of Influence Awards and former editor of the Financial Review’s award winning BOSS Magazine.


Narelle has co-facilitated the 2016 Future of Work forum for the Centre for Workplace Leadership, conducted stakeholder consultations for the Business Council of Australia's long term Economic Action Plan, advised The Property Council of Australia on aspects of diversity; co-facilitated with Rodin Genoff, Driving Innovation & Growth: The Diversity Dividend forum for the South Australian Institute of Public Administration and was acting executive director of SBE Australia..


During more than two decades in business journalism, Narelle has interviewed hundreds of CEOs, national and global leaders to gain insights on where leaders go right and wrong and what motivates them.


Narelle has reported for Australia’s leading media groups, including time as political correspondent for BRW, with ABC’s national current affairs programs AM and PM, Radio National, SBS TV and Fairfax Media. Narelle grew up in country NSW, studied journalism at Canberra University and has a Masters of Management (Financial Management) from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

Rodin Genoff 

Rodin Genoff is Managing Director, Rodin Genoff & Associates based in Sydney and Singapore. He is an award-winning, globally recognised innovation and clusters specialist, who has developed practical collaboration tools that bring companies together to fast-track new products and services for global markets.

Rodin has worked across creative industries, intelligent engineering and design sectors in Europe, Australia, Asia and the United States. The results of his work have been widely reported in the Australian and Danish financial press and he is author of four books on innovation, manufacturing and technology.

Rodin served on the Australian Industry Minister’s Regional Innovation Advisory Board and is an international expert on Denmark’s Food Innovation Board.


In November 2013, Rodin was recognised as one of the World’s Top 100 Sustainability Leaders for his innovative cluster work and creating joint ventures between cleantech and traditional manufacturing and engineering companies.

The Australian Financial Review reported that “Rodin Genoff is the type of knowledge worker capable of the creativity to [undertake such work]”.


Susan Pettifer

Susan Pettifer has worked as an executive director with large health and public sector institutions and has designed strategy, leadership and workforce development tools that have helped transform organisations and the communities they are a part of. She is currently a director at the City of Sydney. 

Susan is an executive director with deep experience and skills in strategic development, change management, organisational development and corporate services reform. 
Susan has been a member of senior leadership teams in agencies in the state and local government sectors where she has designed strategy, leadership and workforce development programs and tools that have helped transform organisations. In these roles she has also led complex functions through periods of significant change.

Together with her colleagues she has led and embedded organisational developments charactersied by a stronger sense of purpose and values. She is currently a director at the City of Sydney.
With a background in community health and disability services, Susan has a strong interest in equity issues.