Future-focused leadership: Navigating tomorrow's challenges today

Generative AI | Cyber | Agile at scale | Sustainability

Thursday, 23rd May 2024, 5:30pm

Establishment (Rooms II & III)
Level 3, 252 George Street, Sydney

Don't miss out on PM-Perspectives, the must-attend event for forward-thinking leaders! Seize the opportunity to gain actionable insights into the pivotal trends transforming project delivery and propel your projects and teams to new heights.

Learn from seasoned experts in crucial areas like generative AI, cyber security, sustainability (ESG), and agile at scale.

What you will learn

  • Generative AI: Unpack the mysteries of Gen-AI with our expert speakers and learn how to harness its power to drive efficiency and innovation in your projects.
  • Cyber security: Understand the pivotal role project managers play in mitigating cyber risks and safeguarding organisational assets.
  • Sustainability: Stay ahead of the curve with insights into upcoming ESG legislation and how it will impact your projects and practices.
  • Agile at scale: Hear first-hand experiences from leaders in government and financial services on scaling agile effectively within large organisations.

Ensure you're at the forefront of industry evolution – your journey to confident leadership in an ever-changing landscape starts here.

Spaces are limited, so register your interest using the form to secure your place at the cutting-edge of organisational transformation and innovation.

PM-Perspectives 2023

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Welcome from CEO Dominic Frost
Evan Stubbs
Gareth Chegwidden
Transforming to agile at scale
Christina Arcane
Cyber Security
Rachel Bernauer
Implementing SAFe
Richard Griffiths
The impact of ESG
Networking drinks and canapés


Dominic Frost

Dominic Frost

Chief Executive Officer, PM-Partners

Before joining PM-Partners, Dominic’s career in Australia, New Zealand and the UK saw him acquire extensive experience and expertise in a broad range of roles. This includes senior leadership positions at several multinationals; as well as founding, building and selling an IT services business, and time in private equity – sourcing investments, developing and implementing funding models and fulfiling hands-on CXO roles with funded organisations.


Ray Wall

Ray Wall

Client Engagement Director, PM-Partners

As an industry leader in globally-recognised delivery methods and standards, Ray has a wealth of experience implementing effective governance frameworks and controls across diverse industries and organisations. He has a proven ability to help leaders and delivery teams achieve business agility through the design and execution of complex change and transformation.


Evan Stubbs

Evan Stubbs

Freelance Strategic Advisor – Data, Analytics, AI

Gen-AI: opportunities and impacts to the future of work
The last 24 months have seen the acceleration of Gen-AI into the mainstream. Organisations and individuals are trying to understand the impact Gen-AI will have and, at the same time, get in front of the opportunities it presents. A strategic advisor and expert on business analytics and AI, Evan Stubbs spends most of his time unpacking the complexities of blending technology, data and humanity in ways that work. The author of multiple books and presently the Interim Technology Director of, Evan will provide his insights on how Gen-AI will drive change for everyone.

Gareth Chegwidden

Gareth Chegwidden

General Manager, Practice Area Lead – Group Delivery Practices, CBA

Transforming to agile at scale
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has been transforming the ways of working across the organisation to agile. Gareth Chegwidden, Practice Area Lead – Group Delivery Practices at CBA, has been leading this initiative across the bank. Drawing on learnings to date, Gareth will share his experience of driving new ways of working, as well as some of the challenges and opportunities of operating agile at scale across the organisation.

Rachel Bernauer

Rachel Bernauer

Director OneCX Program, NSW Department of Customer Service

Lessons learnt implementing the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®)
Rachel Bernauer, Director of the OneCX Program at the NSW Department of Customer Service, shares her insights on implementing Scaled Agile (SAFe) methodologies for large-scale all-of-NSW-government projects. Learn from Rachel’s experiences in planning and coordinating the migration of hundreds of NSW government websites to a single, unified platform - - and gain practical lessons on scaling SAFe principles and practices. 

Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths

Global Head of Growth, Edge Impact Consulting

The impact of ESG on transformation and change
Richard Griffiths is the Global Head of Growth at Edge Impact, a boutique sustainability advisory business that works with many of the largest and most progressive businesses in the ANZ region. With sustainability professionals describing the 2020s as 'the decade of action', he will share his thoughts on how ESG is rapidly becoming everyone’s responsibility, why we need to create a much more transformational approach in that context, and the challenges of supporting that change from an IT perspective.

Christina Arcane

Christina Arcane

Cyber Security Educator and Training Facilitator, PM-Partners

How project practitioners can reduce cyber impact
Cyber security is more than a technology challenge. Cyber threats and controls span across every business function in an organisation. As agents of change, project management professionals have a significant role to play in minimising the impact of cyber incidents. Drawing on both her passion for cyber awareness and her in-depth knowledge of the modern threat landscape, Christina Arcane explains where cyber security intersects with project functions and how the project management profession can step up and get ahead of the challenges.