Anne Skipper AM
Anne is a nurse, entrepreneur, business women, mentor, company director, governance consultant, and campaigner for the rights of women and children in the world.
Anne developed her passion for helping people while a nurse before becoming an entrepreneur in the world.
Anne is renown as a change agent - a natural evolution of her diverse career. She is passionate about leading and guiding organisations to embrace change by empowering people to make a difference.
Anne Skipper AM
Dip Nursing, FAICD
Anne has more than 35 years’ experience as a board director and chair of government, not-for-profit and private sector boards in the areas of:
- Health, aged and disability sector
- Financial services
- Planning, development and engineering sector
- International humanitarian and development work
- Community and social services sector
As both a director and facilitator of the AICD delivering governance training nationally and internationally, Anne's expertise has been sought for:
- Ensuring governance models are 'fit for purpose'.
- Improving the dynamics between board directors and executive management.
- How boards work more effectively and 'add value'.
35 years’ experience as a board director and chair of government, not-for-profit and private sector boards.
Developing the leadership potential of children, young people and women.
Anne’s career highlights have included:
- Founding The Teleran Group, a highly successful leadership development business for women in Australia and internationally. Anne sold the business in 2001 to pursue a non-executive director career.
- Chairing the International Year of the Family in South Australia.
- Recognition as a Member of the Order of Australia in 2000 for community service.
It is this unique and diverse combination of skills and experience that underpins Anne’s national and international profile as a board director, chair, speaker, governance consultant, facilitator and mentor.