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By changing the why we work.
Leadership is the defining factor that can make or break an organisation today. At a time where talent is scarcer than capital, organisations must attract future-ready leaders, Fisher Leadership Executive Search has built a long history and deep relationships understanding how and where to find new talent with the capability to lead through new challenges.
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Changing the why we work
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One of the few internationally accredited Executive Search firms in Australia, our global AESC status ensures the highest standards while our IMD membership gives us access to talent across the globe. Fisher Leadership has a proud history of seeking out diverse leaders with the right mix of experience and future skills. We actively find people who will adapt to change, balance innovation with risk, navigate transformation and lead with purpose. The pride we feel at the end of the day lies in solving leadership challenges person-by-person and role-by-role, blending data with insight after nearly two decades in the business of leadership.
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Future Exchange is a capability ecosystem for board and executive talent wanting to build community, grow capability, and reimagine future career pathways. Unlike other professional networks, we look beyond past experience, and as a community of practice, set our sights on future potential.
Like the challenges we face, the executive journey is no longer linear. When we began working with leaders 20 years ago, the average tenure was 8–10 years for an executive. Today, this is down to 2 – 4 across sectors. Leaders are realising they are in charge of their own career journey, and that includes owning our learning, owning our network, and owning our right to choose ways of working that suit our stage in the leadership lifecycle. Sound like you? Sounds like you need to sign up to the Future X community.
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LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS every year
When we think about leadership, we are thinking global. As the exclusive local partner to the IMD International Search Group – a global top 20 executive search organisation, Fisher Leadership enables clients and candidates to connect across regions, cultures and sectors. We are also a fully credited member of AESC, the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants.
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At Fisher Leadership we believe partnership is the new leadership. We understand the value of strong communities and feel compelled and grateful to contribute proactively to the places where we live and work.
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Future Leadership in action
Ms. Kate Millar has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with Birdlife Australia
Ms. Rasha Abbas has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence
Mr. Jean-Baptiste (JB) Naudet has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer with Australian Red Cross
Mr. Andre Lim has been appointed to the position of Employee Benefits Director with The Royal Melbourne Hospital
Ms. Leanne Rowlands has been appointed to the position of General Manager / Director Clinical Services East Melbourne with St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne
Ms. Wendy Zernike has been appointed to the position of Chief Nursing Officer with Healthscope
Ms. Linda Kensington has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with CRANAplus
Ms. Eileen Hannagan has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with Bendigo Health
Tracey Slatter was appointed to the position of the respected Chief Executive Officer with the Transport Accident Commission (TAC)
Mr. Dale Dickson has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with the City of Stonnington
Insights and News
Building Collaborative School Communities
Leading Educational Strategy: A Capability vs Competency Approach
Kate Wheeler awarded AESC’s 2023 Commitment to the Community Award
Talent Trends in Health: Can technology humanise the healthcare experience?
How do we find the best employees and keep them?
Perspectives as an Interim Principal: Is there a compelling case for it to become the norm?
Is the democratisation of education in Australia an impossible ideal?
Fisher Leadership: A Future with Independent School Governance
How can CXO roles help our Social Impact sector scale, more sustainably? Insights from Kate Wheeler
A Brisbane Dinner with Heads of Independent Schools and UQ Colleges
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As one of the few internationally accredited Executive Search firms in Australia, Fisher Leadership’s global AESC status evinces our high standards while our IMD Partner Firms enable access to talent across the globe. With candidate care ratings that are consistently above industry norms and client relations that are second to none, we look forward to partnering with you to harness diverse leaders with the right mix of experience and future skills for your organisation.