Building a strong and effective HR team

Featuring: Australian HR Team of the Year (≤ 1000) Excellence Awardees

In this panel, HR leaders will discuss their award-winning programs and strategies to unleash the unique talents and skills of every employee in their organisations.

  • HR strategies to create a high-performance culture
  • Automating processes while providing a personalised experience
  • HR programs to enhance the employee experience and candidate experience 


Angela Edwardson, Chief People Officer, Novotech

Darren Peiris, Head of Talent – Australia, New Zealand, South Korea & Japan, The Kraft Heinz Company

Amy Wild, Group Executive, Head of Corporate Operations, Investa

Paul Kearney, Executive General Manager, People and Culture, Australian Financial Complaints Authority


William Prest, Senior Manager, Human Resources, Hays

For more information about the Australian HR Awards, visit