Emerging Leaders in conversation with Cheryl Bart AO
The briefings are held in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, and will run from 5:30pm to 7:30pm once a month. They feature a moderated one-on-one discussion followed by an open Q&A session with the audience in a relaxed and collegial forum.This series has positively resonated with the business community, targeting the next level of senior leaders. The briefings are designed to promote open discussion which provides the opportunity for thought-provoking dialogue in an informal and trusted environment. The program aims to stimulate and educate the next generation of leaders via insights and personal storytelling from today’s most influential leaders and to enable further career development through the lessons learnt.
Cheryl Bart AO is an Australian lawyer and Company Director.
Cheryl serves as a non-executive Director on many boards, including the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Spark Infrastructure Ltd, Audio Pixel Holdings Ltd, South Australia Power Networks, the Local Organising Committee of the 2015 Asian Cup, the Australian Himalayan Foundation, Football Federation of Australia and most recently SG FleetLimited.
Cheryl was been the immediate past Chairman of the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), ANZ Trustees Limited, the South Australian Film Corporation, the Adelaide Film Festival and the South Australian Environmental Protection Authority.
Cheryl is also an award-winning and record-breaking Australian adventurer. Alongside her daughter Nikki, she was part of the first ever mother/daughter pair to summit the world’s tallest mountain, Mt Everest. They were also the first mother-daughter duo to complete the Seven Summits, climbing the highest peak of every continent in the world.
In 2013, Cheryl completed the Explorers' Grand Slam - the Seven Summits and the North and South Pole.
Cheryl was awarded an AO in 2009 for services to South Australia in economic and cultural development, leadership, work with welfare organisations and contribution to sport.
In 2013 she was one of the Australian Financial Review/Westpac “100 Most Influential Women in Australia”.