ExpiredWomen in Leadership Panel Launceston

Nic McBride

Event Phone: 03 6231 0755

  • Women in Leadership Panel Launceston
    7 August 2018
    11:45 am - 2:00 pm

This dynamic panel features three powerful Tasmanian women talking about managing through change, work-life balance, managing your Board and power dynamics.

Panel members:

  • Alderman Janie Finlay, City of Launceston
  • Naomi Walsh, Executive Manager, Virieux Group and Rosevears Developments
  • Jo Archer, Proprietor, Linking Tasmania

TasCOSS CEO Kym Goodes will host this unique networking and professional development opportunity.

Light Lunch provided.

Spaces are limited and RSVPs close strictly at 5pm, Wednesday 1 August.

More about the panel:
Alderman Janie Finlay, City of Launceston
Alderman Janie Finlay was first elected in 2000 to the City of Launceston and served as Mayor from 2002 to 2005 after being elected to the role at just 27 years of age. The youngest female mayor in Australian history, Alderman Finlay resigned from the Council in 2007 to pursue other interests. Currently Communications Director for Game Tester Pty Ltd, a local tech company scaling globally from Launceston, Alderman Finlay has a keen interest in innovation, technology and entrepreneurship. Alderman Finlay was re-elected to the Council in 2014.

Naomi Walsh, Executive Manager, Virieux Group and Rosevears Developments

Naomi Walsh has over 25 years’ experience in finance and corporate roles. She currently has a portfolio career comprising roles in civil construction, tourism and hospitality, education and a diverse range of board roles. Naomi was the 2015 Tasmanian Telstra Business Women’s Awards – Corporate and Private Award Winner. She was recently appointed as a Commissioner for the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania as the first skills-based appointment.


Jo Archer, Proprietor, Linking Tasmania

Jo runs her own small business, Linking Tasmania, which provides contract corporate, industry and community engagement services to individuals, organisations and communities. Jo is a Director of the RACT, Chair of RACT Autoglass and RACT’s Northern Regional Advisory Committee, a Trustee of the Tamar Valley Peace Trust and an active graduate, Fellow and State Councillor of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.