AISACT Leadership Breakfast with Liz Gillies: CEO Menzies Foundation

Date : 25 February 2024


PowerPoint Presentation: Liz Gillies

The AISACT Leadership Breakfast series seeks to bring together the wider ACT education community to hear from captivating and pertinent thought leaders and speakers from around Australia and the world. In doing so, the breakfasts will provide a unique networking opportunity.

 Date: Term 1, Thursday 9 March 2023 7.00am-8.30am

Venue: Gandel Hall – National Gallery of Australia, 30 Parkes Pl E, Parkes ACT 2600

Guest Speaker:

Liz Gillies | Chief Executive Officer

Liz brings over 20 years’ experience in social impact, philanthropy, and leadership development, to the role of Chief Executive Officer at the Menzies Foundation. She has worked across the not-for-profit, university, government, and private sectors, including setting up her own businesses.

Liz was instrumental in establishing and managing both the Centre for Ethical Leadership and the Asia Pacific Centre for Social Impact during her six years with the Melbourne Business School at the University of Melbourne.

Liz was awarded a research fellowship to investigate best practice in philanthropy, working alongside The Trust Company philanthropy team to develop the Engaged Philanthropy model. This work culminated in the national launch of the Best Practice in Philanthropy Report in 2018 and Philanthropy – The Continued Journey to Real Impact and Better Practice in 2021.