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Event Date Tue Oct 19 AEDT (in about 21 hours)
In your timezone (EDT): Mon Oct 18 5:00pm - Tue Oct 19 2:00am
Location Virtual
Region APAC

Firmly established as the singular agenda-setting event for in-house counsel across Australia and New Zealand, the General Counsel Summit returns in a virtual format in 2021.

The last General Counsel Summit welcomed international thought-leaders including the Vice President and Chief International Counsel of Paypal and the Senior Vice-President and Chief Ethics Officer of L’Oréal.

This year, we look forward to welcoming back more than 250 of your professional peers and an unrivaled selection of C-Suite speakers

Why Attend?

• For six years we have secured the involvement of the highest calibre speakers from Australia and around the world. We have tools that make audience engagement seamless so you can ask the questions that matter.
• Every session is independently moderated to facilitate candid discussion and debate.
• Your experience is at the heart of the Forum. Our audience is screened for seniority, so you’ll be networking in a five-star environment with the minds shaping business.
• We respect the seniority of our delegates by diving deeper into technical subject matter with a business driven, outcomes focussed agenda.


2021 Speakers


Alison Telfer
Chief Operating Officer and Head of Public Policy , BlackRock

David Field
Chief Legal Counsel - Canon Oceania

Catriona McGregor
General Counsel and Company Secretary, Domain Group


Felicity Healy
Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Serryn O'Regan
Executive Manager Governance and General Counsel, Evolve College

Belinda Speirs
Group General Counsel, Suncorp Group

Hon. Graeme Watson
Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Nicholas Sedgwick
General Counsel, Legal and Contracts, Thales Australia

Leila Golchin
General Counsel and Senior Legal Director APAC, PepsiCo

Cassandra Tadros
Head of Legal, Procter and Gamble Australia and New Zealand

Charles Cho
General Counsel, NSW Treasury

George Papanikitas
General Counsel and Company Secretary, Kimberly-Clark Australia

Tom Balmer
Director, Strategic Accounts , TransPerfect

Michelle Thomsen
Group Executive, General Counsel , QIC

William Daymond
Head of Legal and Compliance, Galderma

Matthew Duncan
Legal Operations Director, QIC

Anna Golovsky
Executive Manager, Legal and Company Secretariat Operations, IAG

Katrina Gowans
National Legal Operations Lead, Origin

Jonathan Kenton
Head of Legal Operations Oceania, EY

Matthew McMillan
Partner, McCullough Robertson

Olga Ganopolsky
General Counsel, Privacy and Data, Macquarie Group

Darran Wilson
Country Manager Australi, ContractPodAi

Lyndall Stoyles
Group General Counsel and Group Executive, Sustainability, External Affairs and Legal, Telstra

Amy Demediuk
Associate General Counsel, Asia Pacific, Global R&D and Corporate Development, CSL Behring

Marcus Breaden
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Cisco Systems

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors & Partners

• Corrs Chambers Westgarth

• EY
• McCullough Robertson
• Transperfect

• ContractPodAi

• Lawcadia