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Institute for Collaborative Working Australia Official Launch

  • 31 Aug 2021
  • 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
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Institute for Collaborative Working Australia
Official Launch

31 August 2021 - 15:00-16:15 (06:00-07:15 BST)

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Attend to learn more about the real world benefits to government and business in Australia and globally of the adoption of Collaborative Working principals and the ISO 44001 family of standards.
Also hear about the aims and activities of ICW Australia, the premiere organisation for the promotion of collaborative working principles and the development of the Collaborative Working community of practice in Australia.

Hear from Australian and international organisations on their experiences with applying collaborative working principles and the ISO 44001 standard.

Understand how ICW Australia intends to support the growing community of practice in Australia and globally and how you may participate.

Connect with individuals and organisations taking a leadership role in promoting collaborative working.

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Lord David Evans of Watford
Chair of ICW UK

Lord David Evans of Watford has over 50 years senior management experience in the print, creative, media, technology and welfare-to-work sectors. During which time he created one of Europe's largest print management companies, Centurion Press Ltd. After selling Centurion Press in 2002, David created Senate Consulting/Senate Publishing and Evans Mitchell Books (EMB).

In 1998 David was elevated to the House of Lords for his services to Trade and Industry and his work overseas. He has been a board member and Chairman of the 'Institute for Collaborative Working' (ICW) for the last 12 years. He has been the driving force in the development of the Institute in creating the focus for collaborative working as a key business discipline, its thought leadership in David has been a board member and Chairman of the 'Institute for Collaborative Working' (ICW) for the last 12 years. He has been instrumental in guiding its development with a focus on collaborative working as a key business discipline and its journey as the thought leaders that established the world's first international standard for collaborative business relationship. David continues to provide guidance to the ICW community and in particular its broader overseas relationships.

David Hawkins
ICW UK COO & Chair of ISO Committee

As the thought leader and author of the CRAFT collaborative methodology and technical author of the British standards Institution (BSI) PAS 11000 framework the world's first Collaborative business relationship standard and was appointed chairman of the BSI committee to develop the BS 11000 standard. He is one of the UK subject matter experts and is working with BSI on developing BS 11000 to become an International standard (ISO). His extensive career in projects and procurement within the construction industry spans over 40 years where he has been associated with the development and implementation of major projects in many parts of the world.

Brett Ackroyd

Brett has in excess of 20 years' experience as a strategic procurement and commercial/legal advisor to government and private organisations. He has a background in contract & commercial law, intellectual property law and in strategic procurement for large and complex projects. He has developed a practice specialising in the design and implementation of effective supplier engagement agreements for the delivery of complex outcomes; designing and building efficient commercial management organisations; and building effective collaborative commercial working relationships.


Paul Sexton
General Manager, Alliance Management, Scottish Water

Paul Sexton is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 20 years' experience in the water utility industry, primarily in the delivery of large capital programmes.

Paul started his career with Thames Water working on leakage programmes, major infrastructure projects and the supply demand balance for London, latterly managing the design teams delivering the Victorian Mains Renewal Programme in London. Moving to Scotland in 2004 to manage the design function for the Infrastructure Programme in Scottish Water Solutions, and the Delivery Manager of the non-infrastructure programme where he successfully delivered hundreds of projects across the country. Working for Veolia Paul was involved in bid development and the delivery of operational contracts including smart metering.

In moving to Scottish Water in 2014, Paul is currently the General Manager for three capital alliances, managing the delivery of c£250m/annum of investment over a 12-year programme. In Paul's role he champions collaborative working practices across the supply chain and sponsored the ISO44,001 accreditation of alliance contracts in Scottish Water.

Warren Jolly
Director of Industry Engagement Leidos Australia

Warren is a retired Australian Army officer with sub-specialties in military engineering and capability development. He has worked throughout Australia and overseas including; Federal Republic of Germany, United Kingdom, Former Republics of Yugoslavia and the Middle East.

He has 30+ years of experience in program and project management in a range of fields including; infrastructure development and estate management, capital equipment acquisition, delivery of advisory services and safety system implementation in a significant public transport system.

He completed his ISO 44001 Collaborative Leader Accreditation in 2017.

Noel Lindsay
Dean of Business, Adelaide University

Noel Lindsay is the Dean and Interim MBA Director of the Adelaide Business School. He is also Pro Vice-Chancellor (Entrepreneurship) at The University of Adelaide where he is the Professor of Entrepreneurship and Commercialisation. Noel's entrepreneurial experience includes having established and harvested ventures in Australia, South Africa, and Malaysia. As a Chartered Accountant and a CPA, Noel has practiced in the areas of audit, corporate recovery, and family business advisory.

From a community perspective, Noel has a particular interest in how entrepreneurship can assist in creating value and impact in communities – particularly those that are socially and/or economically disadvantaged.

Chris Meehan
Chief Operating Officer, BSI Group

Chris has spent the last ten years at BSI Group in a variety of commercial roles, all with the key objectives of getting clients to understand and adopt global best practice into their people, products and organisation as a whole. Chris has experience of working collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders and Industry and Government working groups across the Built Environment, Healthcare and Food Sectors.

Previous to his time in BSI Group, Chris worked in the UK in commercial roles for a large Membership Body and a range of industries including Pharmaceutical and Software.

David Pender
ICWA SMEs Special Interest Group Lead

David Pender is the principal of Knowledge Perspectives - the hub of a collaborative value network that seeks to improve performance outcomes for knowledge intensive organisations, helping organisations create and deploy value using knowledge era paradigms.

He started his career practicing as a Chartered Accountant before moving to the corporate sector. He founded the consultancy in 2003. He commenced his work in inter-firm collaboration 15 years ago.

David teaches in Adelaide University's MBA programs in Adelaide and Singapore, conducting courses in knowledge management, systems thinking, leadership and negotiation. He is a frequent facilitator in Executive Education programmes at that University. David is responsible for the University's program in Defence Industry Leadership.

Current interests lie in understanding the supply and knowledge chains or networks in large scale engineering projects, value systems based negotiation, collaborative intelligence, and knowledge management effects of complexity, inter-firm teaming and the development of industry ecosystems that create more value for participants.

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