Alumni Stories

Graduates from our open programs join our growing and committed network of Social Leadership Australia alumni. They are all exercising leadership in unique ways.

Alumni Stories

Doug Taylor, Sydney Leadership 2004

The success of the Woolloomooloo rough sleepers project meant reaching out to other organisations with different workplace cultures and nurturing a coalition with no defined leader. MORE >

Lisa Ryan, Sydney Leadership 2007

"Sydney Leadership was the most sophisticated program I have ever done for its capacity to really look at what makes a problem complex and what needs to change to address it." MORE >

Stephen Roche – Queensland Leadership 2009-2010

Forming an ongoing and meaningful business relationship with a not-for-profit organisation wasn’t high on Stephen Roche’s list of expectations when he applied for the Queensland Leadership program. MORE >

Jennifer Cullen, Queensland Leadership 2009-2010


The CEO of Synapse (formerly the Brain Injury Association of Queensland) says Queensland Leadership has taught her how to identify the real issues and diagnose the leadership challenges she and her organisation face. MORE >

Simon Sheikh - Raising the heat for a better Australia

Simon understands the power of Australians coming together to create change. By building teams, groups and safe places which allow others to take risks he has created better leadership for a better Australia. MORE >