On the Couch with
Jim Whalley

Join us for another On the Couch session where a high achieving individual is interviewed by a peer about their public sector ‘journey’, their experiences and why they have chosen their career and current role. Since its inception this series has acted as the host for a very significant number of former and current public sector leaders.

Our next guest is Jim Whalley, South Australian Chief Entrepreneur. Mr Whalley will be interviewed about his intriguing story, career path, aspirations and what he sees as his priorities in his current role.

Speaker Biography

Jim Whalley is South Australia's first Chief Entrepreneur. Jim is the Chair and co-founder of innovative defence industry company Nova Systems.

He is a former air force fighter pilot and test pilot and holds a Master of Business Administration, a science degree and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School OPM Executive Education Program.

Jim is a member of the Sir Ross and Keith Smith Advisory Committee, the council of the University of South Australia, the board of the Adelaide Festival, the Federal Government’s Defence Innovation Steering Group and a non-executive director of Australian Naval Infrastructure.


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Event Details

Tuesday, 12 February 2019.

9:00pm registration for a 9:30am - 10:30am (On the Couch Session).

PwC, 11/70 Franklin Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Free for all Members.
Non Member: $30


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