Conference MC

Tracey Spicer AM

Tracey Spicer AM Author, Journalist and TV Presenter

Honoured with an Order of Australia for work in media, and an ambassador for charitable and social welfare groups, Tracey Spicer AM is a respected household name for her work as a television news presenter, journalist and author.

Keynote speakers

Peter Sexton MAIPM

Peter Sexton MAIPM Partner - Management Consulting, KPMG

As one of KPMG’s leadership team for Project and Program Portfolio Management services, Peter has strong experience in supporting clients assess and develop best practice project and program portfolio management practices in large, complex business environments.

Michael Young FAIPM CPPE

Michael Young FAIPM CPPE Deputy Chair of the Board, AIPM

Michael is a program management and portfolio management expert with extensive experience including defence, transport, banking and insurance, aviation, manufacturing, government and technology sectors.

Dr Louise Mahler

Dr Louise Mahler Author, Coach and Mentor

A communication specialist and a proven performer in leading both individuals and groups to improve their presence and influence, Dr Louise Mahler is a highly sought after media commentator on leadership, body language and effective presentation.

Greg Pauline

Greg Pauline Director of Property and Infrastructure, Qube Holdings

Greg Pauline has over 25 years of experience in infrastructure and property development working in senior management roles with Transfield, Downer EDI and Lend Lease. He has completed acquisition and project management work in various markets including Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, India and the Philippines.

Genevieve Clay-Smith

Genevieve Clay-Smith Film Maker, Entrepreneur and Storyteller

Named the 2015 NSW Young Australian of the Year, this millennial was also a winner of the Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards for 2014 for her contribution to inclusion and diversity within the film industry.

His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d)

His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d) Governor of New South Wales, Patron of AIPM

His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d) is the 38th Governor of New South Wales. He commenced his five year tenure in October 2014.


IOTA Team Professional Class team from the Riverina and Tumut High School

F1 in Schools is a worldwide challenge which incorporates the use of design and technology into the real world. High school students, such as the IOTA Team, were put in charge of a F1 company from design and manufacturing to marketing and stakeholder management.

William Duncan

William Duncan Owner, Project Management Partners (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Author of the original ‘A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge’ (PMBOK Guide), William Duncan is renowned for documenting what continue to be knowledge base and guiding principles for project management.

Nick Cleary

Nick Cleary Founder, Consolidated Land and Rail Australia (CLARA)

Formerly the Vice Chairman of the NSW Nationals, Nick Cleary founded CLARA, an Australian private group, in 2011 with the bold plan to improve people’s lives across the East Coast of Australia by seeking out new infrastructure opportunities. Ambitiously, CLARA plans to build eight new SMART Cities connected by a High Speed Rail link between Sydney and Melbourne.

Lawrence Brown

Lawrence Brown Project Director, Thales Australia

Lawrence graduated from Royal Holloway, the University of London with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Maths and Physics. He was appointed to the OneSKY Programme Director role in April 2016

David Webb

David Webb CMATS Program Manager, Airservices Australia

David is a Program Manager with an extensive back ground in Air Traffic Management.