Conference & Seminar NSW

NSW | A Case Study in HR

@ HR Partners
123 Pitt St

$60* (incl. GST)
*FACCI Members-only.
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The French-Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry is excited to collaborate with HR Partners and give FACCI Members access to high profile speakers with real industry insights through the 2019 HR Network Group event series.



HR Network Group is a nonprofit networking group run by HR Partners for Australian HR professionals. This event series will provide the opportunity to discuss the latest HR hot topics and current trends within Australian and overseas workplaces.

“When it comes to HR Network Group our ethos for the last 20 years has been to provide great opportunities to share best in class HR expertise, learn from people who actually do HR in the real world and provide a networking and growth opportunity to early, mid and late stage HR Professionals.”

A Case Study in HR

Lucinda Gemmell joined Virgin Australia in October 2017 as Group Executive People for the Virgin Australia Group. In this role, Lucinda is responsible for the Group’s people and culture strategy, talent, leadership development, organisational effectiveness, group remuneration and benefits and staff travel. Lucinda has more than 20 years of progressive HR and commercial leadership experience in Australia and Asia Pacific. Her experience includes HR leadership (Australia and Asia Pacific), Strategy Management and Business Management.

Prior to this, Lucinda Gemmell was the General Manager People with Endeavour Drinks Group, Woolworths Ltd managing brands including Dan Murphy’s, BWS, Pinnacle Drinks, Cellarmasters, Langtons and Summergate in China. She provided leadership for Talent and Organisational Development, Leadership and Culture, Organisational Effectiveness, Learning and Development and Employment Relations. 

Lucinda previously held the roles of HR Director, Australia and Asia Pacific Supply based in Singapore with Diageo. In her role as HR Director in Australia, she led Diageo's HR function to deliver the Australian business strategy. This role delivered significant growth in the business with a focus on talent, engagement and organisational effectiveness. Prior she held HR leadership, strategy and business management roles in Fairfax.

Lucinda was a finalist Young Australian of the Year (1998) in the Career Achievement category recognising achievements in executing complex change in organisations. Lucinda was awarded 2014 Australian HR Director of the Year at the Australian HR Awards.

She holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.


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