The Institute of Public Administration (SA) is pleased to present a workshop with Lisa Paul AO PSM.


A changing organisational climate can disrupt the way you’ve become used to working, but it shouldn’t stop you from succeeding. In this interactive workshop, Lisa Paul will draw on her extensive experience handling change in the public sector to help you stay on top of the differences affecting your professional capacity – no matter what level you are at.

Who should attend?

Public Sector employees at all levels who are interested in handling change.

Key Outcomes

  • Find out how to respond effectively to change on personal, team and organisational levels
  • Learn practical insights into working across organisational boundaries
  • Share your own unique change-based challenges for discussion

Learn about our speakers


Change Management Consultant

Lisa was Secretary of federal government departments from 2004-2016 serving Prime Ministers Howard, Rudd, Gillard, Abbott and Turnbull. She left in 2016 to pursue new interests including consulting and Board Directorships. She Chairs the Audit Committee of the Australian Academy of Science and is a Director of the Future Battery Industry Cooperative Research Centre, the Australian American Leadership Dialogue and a Counsellor for Bond University. She advises an employment services company and two private equity firms. She was Chair of headspace, the National Youth Mental Health Foundation from 2018-2021, has served on the Government's Naval Shipbuilding Advisory Board, been a director of Social Ventures Australia, High Resolves, Schools Plus and other not for profit boards and has been a Director of two listed companies and one unlisted all of which sold successfully. In 2020 she led a new initiative of the Business Council of Australia to help bushfire affected communities recover under Sir Peter Cosgrove's leadership. In 2021 she Chaired a review into the Quality of Initial Teacher Education and also Chaired a Review of a program in the Defence portfolio. She consults on change management and is often found mentoring or coaching people or talking about leadership tough times."

Friday, 25 May 2018

(8:30am registration)
9:00am - 12:00pm

PwC, Level 11/70 Franklin St, Adelaide SA 5000