Profiles

  • Tim Mulligan: It's a Zoo In Here

    Tim Mulligan left the hospitality industry to run the world’s largest zoological membership association. The CHRO of San Diego Zoo Global tells Jill Gregorie how he used corporate expertise to make a 3,700 plus animal sanctuary known for its people practices read more

  • Sarah Rodgers: ​Ready for Take-Off

    Ensuring travellers get to and from their destinations as smoothly as possible takes a huge effort – and ultimately comes down to the deft management of a vast array of employees. Iain Hopkins steps behind the scenes to see how HR operates at Australia’s busiest airport read more

  • ​In Person : Mary Basson

    With attractions including Madame Tussauds, The Sydney Tower, Falls Creek and Underwater World Mooloolaba under its belt, Mary Basson, HR director at Merlin Entertainments Group ANZ, knows how to have fun at work. She chats to HRD about employer brands, corporate volunteering and how to manage a contingent workforce read more

  • Janine Frew: Reshaping an Icon

    Rapid overseas growth, corporate restructuring and massive market sector disruption might flummox some change-wearied HR professionals – but not this month’s profiled HRD, who relishes the challenge and is looking ahead to a new era for an iconic brand read more

  • ​In Person: Cindy Reid, Konica Minolta

    Cindy Reid, Konica Minolta’s Australian head of HR, reflects upon balancing the humanitarian and commercial aspects of HR, lessons learnt from bad leaders, and how she is preparing for a massive transformation project read more

  • ​In Person: Lisa Christy, SAP

    ​With responsibilities stretching across 900 employees in Australia and New Zealand, Lisa Christy, HR director at tech giant SAP, has plenty on her plate. She refl ects on 15 years in the HR profession, tough decisions, the appeal of IT, and balancing work and personal life read more

  • ​Inside the HR secrets of an Internet Giant

    Level 3 Communications’ Laurinda Pang works to ensure today’s HR strategies will succeed in tomorrow’s tech-based business world read more

  • ​CEOs Talk Leadership: Jane Huxley

    No one said leadership was easy. Getting to the big office requires a special mix of talent, ability and drive. Jane Huxley talks to Jane Huxley about the attributes she thinks is required for a good leader read more

  • ​CEOs Talk Leadership: Kate Burleigh

    No one said leadership was easy. Getting to the big office requires a special mix of talent, ability and drive. Joshua Gliddon talks to Kate Burleigh about the attributes she thinks is required for a good leader read more

  • CEOs Talk Leadership : Corrie McLeod

    No one said leadership was easy. Getting to the big office requires a special mix of talent, ability and drive. Joshua Gliddon talks to Corrie McLeod about the attributes she thinks are required for a good leader read more