Dr Kirstin Ferguson is a professional company director and sits on a range of ASX listed, private and government boards, including the board of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation where she is the Chairman of the ABC Remuneration and People Committee.
Ferguson began her career as an Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force before working in the legal profession then going on to become CEO of a successful global consulting business.
With Honours degrees in history and law, Ferguson also has a PhD in leadership and governance for which she has received a number of academic and industry awards.
Ferguson has been named by the Australian Financial Review as one of Australia’s 100 Women of Influence, is a Sir Winston Churchill Fellow and was recognised by Women & Leadership Australia with an award for her Excellence in Women’s Leadership.
Ferguson was the creator of the #CelebratingWomen campaign and is the author of Women Kind with Catherine Fox. Ferguson is a sought-after keynote speaker and MC, and an Adjunct Professor at Queensland University of Technology School of Business.
Kirstin Ferguson will speak at the 2018 Women in Media National Conference.