The Australian Logistics Council has announced the sessions and speakers for its inaugural ALC Diversity and Inclusion Summit next week.
Summit sessions include ‘Showcase of Change’, featuring case studies on organisations that are already promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and industry; and ‘the role of Government, Education and Regulation’, with panellists discussing what government and education institutions need to do for industry to progress improved diversity and inclusion in our industry.
Pilbara Heavy Haulage Girls will also give an overview of its organisation, which is focused on achieving a more equitable gender balance across the heavy vehicle driver workforce.
Summit speakers include Kathryn Fagg, Board Member, Reserve Bank of Australia, Nicola Wakefield Evans, Non-Executive Director, Toll Holdings, BUPA, Lend Lease, Macquarie Group, Paul Scurrah, CEO & Managing Director, DP World, Brian Kruger, Managing Director, Toll, Alex Badenoch, Director Human Resources, Corporate Affairs & Customer, Asciano.
“As an industry, we need to make a greater effort to attract, retain and support talented women in our workforce, and ALC is committed to taking a leadership role to address this challenge,” said Michael Kilgariff, ALC Managing
“The ALC Diversity & Inclusion Summit represents ALC’s first step to positively respond to this issue, which affects all parts of our industry.”
The Summit will be held at Pullman on the Park, Melbourne on Wednesday 25 November.
Based in Japan, Pierre Jean Verge Salamon, ‘PJ’ to his mates, is UD Trucks’ Senior Vice President of International Sales. PJ has been with the Volvo Group for 14 years and with UD for the past nine years. Prime Mover was able to spend some exclusive time with PJ during his recent visit to Australia.