AIM WA Inspirational Leader Series: Hon. Cheryl Edwardes AM FAIM
08 August 2017
AIM WA Leadership Centre
76 Birkdale Street
"There's nothing that you cannot do if you set your mind to it."
The Inspirational Leader Series offers our members and guests an exclusive insight to the personal journeys of inspiring leaders. Well-known leaders share their unique story and offer thoughts on important factors of successful leadership gained from their personal experience.
Join us for breakfast as Cheryl shares her personal leadership story.
Reserve a table: To reserve a table of 10, please contact Sema Kerr on 9383 8056 or email email@example.com. A table of 10 guests costs $680.
About the Speaker:
Cheryl Edwardes AM FAIM, Chairman PHIA Group of Companies, Commissioner WA Football Commission
Hon Cheryl Edwardes AM is a Company Director on a number of ASX Boards as well as private companies and not-for-profit associations. A solicitor by profession, Mrs Edwardes is a former Minister in the Court Government with extensive experience and knowledge of WA’s legal and regulatory framework relating to mining projects, environmental, native title, heritage and land access. Mrs Edwardes assists clients of FTI Consulting with a range of complex statutory approvals required for resources and infrastructure projects. Mrs Edwardes chaired Atlas Iron through its near death experience and remains a Director on the Board. She also chairs Vimy Resources, a development company in uranium; the Port Hedland International Airport, a joint venture company between AMP Capital and Infrastructure Capital Group; and is a director of AusCann, a medicinal Cannabis listed company. Mrs Edwardes is a Commissioner on the WA Football Commission. She was awarded an Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016 for “significant service to the people and Parliament of Western Australia, to the law and to the environment, and through executive roles with business, education and community organisations.” During her political career, Mrs Edwardes held positions including being the 1st female WA Attorney General, Minister for Environment and Labour Relations, and was the Member for Kingsley for nearly 17 years. Cheryl was inducted into the Western Australian Women’s Hall of Fame in 2016 and was listed as a Westpac 100 Women of Influence in 2016. Cheryl also received the Award of Woman Achiever from the Council of Jewish Women Australia in 1994. Cheryl is married to Colin and has 2 adult married sons and two grandchildren.
Australian Institute of Management WA
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