Recent Appointments

Professor Toby Wilkinson is the new Vice Chancellor of Fiji National University

Fisher Leadership has been proud to partner with our UK-based colleagues at Minerva Search in the executive search for the next Vice Chancellor of Fiji National University, resulting in the appointment of respected academic Professor Toby Wilkinson. Acting Chancellor and Chair of the FNU Council Ms Tessa Price said Professor Wilkinson’s appointment fits well with … Continued

Professor Emily Hilder is Chief of Maritime Division

Fisher Leadership partnered with the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group, Department of Defence in the appointment of experienced and innovative executives to provide leadership and vision to shape the future of scientific research and client programs in their Aerospace and Maritime Divisions. Professor Emily Hilder has been appointed as Chief of Maritime Division, with … Continued

Dr Katerina Agostino is Chief of Aerospace Division

Fisher Leadership partnered with the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group, Department of Defence in the appointment of experienced and innovative executives to provide leadership and vision to shape the future of scientific research and client programs in their Aerospace and Maritime Divisions. Dr Katerina Agostino is the Chief of Aerospace Division, driving the Division’s … Continued

Insights

Mental Fatigue & Burnout

Our world is changing fast. Our work rhythms are disrupted. Our workplaces are being redefined. Our work is requiring us to be more human. Is this a bad thing?

Human Resource Directors in Independent Schools

Source: Image provided by Melbourne Grammar School From the Head of Melbourne Grammar School, Philip Grutzner As little as 15 years ago, Human Resource Directors were unheard of in independent schools. The HR responsibilities were usually amongst the Principal’s responsibilities. Despite their best efforts, not many Principals(Heads) were able to do this well, as they … Continued

Managing through change

When departing Headmaster of Melbourne Grammar School, Mr Roy Kelley, approached Fisher Leadership to secure a high performing Human Resources Director to lead the function for a 13-month period, the Gig Executive team stepped in. Their high calibre, fast-turn-around solution has clearly brought immense value. Have you ever wondered how a senior leader steps into an interim role? There is much to be learned from these change-ready leaders who come in at a moment’s notice and take the reins with ease. Take a moment to hear from Malcolm Leigh-Smith on his recent experience.

Events

Mental Health & Wellbeing during COVID-19

As we begin talking about recovery, it’s time to first recharge our mental and physical health. Mental Health and Resilience | 14 May 2020, 12pm – 1pm To register for the upcoming event, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mental-health-wellbeing-during-covid-19-tickets-104499663306 The panel will run from 12–1pm with an opening keynote on mental health from Gabriel Edwards, followed by a … Continued

IPAA Awards Night Showcases Innovation in the Public Sector

Last week, we were proud to sponsor the IPAA Victoria Leadership in the Public Sector Awards. The ceremony kicked off with a wonderful buzz throughout Deakin Edge at Federation Square. As the sponsor of the Leading Employer Award, Fisher Leadership was thrilled to see so many truly innovative programs, people and organisations celebrated. Now in their 11th year, the Awards have … Continued

Fisher Leadership to take part in the ‘Not in my workplace’ Summit

As the magnitude of workplace sexual harassment comes to light, our collective shame and outrage leaves many leaders asking ‘What can I do differently?’ This is precisely why we hope you will join us at the ‘Not in My Workplace’ inaugural summit on Thursday, 21 February at the MCEC. We have been a proud supporter of the development of … Continued

Resources & Advice

How to be good at interim interviews

The rise of the gig economy is shifting the way we work and, therefore, the way we interview.

An Interim Role can have a Permanent Impact

People become interim managers because, quite simply, it is a great career!

Tips for interim executive CV writing

An interim CV is quite different from a regular CV. Clients are often looking for candidates who have demonstrated experience in solving similar problems at a similar scale.

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