On the Couch with Dr Jane Lomax-Smith

IPAA SA’s On the Couch sessions are a series of informal interviews with key leaders. In their current roles, these leaders are seen as having a high degree of responsibility and influence over the future of the public sector and the people who work within it.

These interviews are aimed at looking at the person behind the role and focus on their interests, influences, leadership styles, career highlights, journey, aspirations, values and what they see as their priorities in their current role and insights for the future.

Our special guest for this event was Dr Jane Lomax-Smith. Dr Lomax-Smith is Chair of the South Australian Museum Board.

This was a wonderful opportunity to hear first-hand about the life and ideas of Jane in an informal interview. The interview concluded with a brief Q&A session with questions from the audience.

All IPAA events include purposeful networking which allows you to:

• Build relationships with the speaker/s and fellow guests
• Develop your capabilities 
• Establish connections across the SA public sector.

Since its inception, the series has acted as the host for a very significant number of public sector leaders Jim Whalley, South Australian Chief Entrepreneur, Caroline Mealor, Chief Executive, Attorney-General’s Department, Dr Niki Vincent, Commissioner for Equal Opportunity,  and Grant Stevens, Police Commissioner



Bio of Dr Jane Lomax-Smith
Chair of the South Australian Museum Board

Jane studied Medicine in London, trained as a Specialist Pathologist, gained a PhD and engaged in laboratory research in Adelaide and Boston, before managing hospital departments and private pathology practices including the one she founded in South Australia. She was elected to office in Local Government, as Adelaide City Councillor three times and twice as Lord Mayor. She has been a member of the House of Assembly and was State Minister for Education and Tourism for eight years. Jane has written review reports for both the State and Commonwealth Governments and has been awarded an Order of Australia and an Honorary Doctorate. She is actively involved in a range of science, academic and community organisations and remains the Patron of the Adelaide Poultry Club and the Adelaide Turf Umpires and Scorers Association.



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Event Details

Wednesday, 28 August 2019.

9:00am registration for a 9:30am - 10:30am (On the Couch Session).

PwC, 11/70 Franklin Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Free for all Members.
Non Member: $30