Event Details

When: 7:00 am - 8:30 am, 26th July 2023

Where: 82 Abbotsford Road, Bowen Hills Brisbane, QLD, Australia

What: Breakfast, Networking and Q&A

Cost: $39pp for non-members (discount code for members)



Standard Price


We will be joined, Kerry Atkinson, Head of People & Culture at BDO who will focus on exploring the skills and strategies that leaders need to lead their teams effectively through periods of change and uncertainty. The event will aim to provide attendees with insights into how they can become high-performance leaders in challenging times, inspiring and motivating their teams to achieve success.

The event will cover a range of topics, including the importance of adaptability, communication, and collaboration in times of change.

Attendees will learn:

  • Different leadership styles and how to choose the most effective approach for their team and situation
  • Discuss the role of emotional intelligence in leadership
  • Learn how leaders can develop their emotional intelligence to support their teams during difficult times.

Kerry will be able to provide practical tools and techniques for effective leadership, such as goal-setting, coaching, and delegation. Attendees will also learn how to manage resistance to change and how to foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within their teams.

The event will provide attendees with valuable insights into how they can become high-performance leaders in times of change, equipping them with the knowledge and skills they need to lead their teams successfully through challenging times.

What is the Emerging Leaders Breakfast Series about:

The Emerging Leaders Breakfast Series brings industry experts and changemakers together to build knowledge, motivation, and skills of up and coming executives.

Discover how to get future fit and primed for success by hearing from experienced leaders and business owners as they share their wisdom and insights around mindset, digital intelligence, team cohesiveness, business strategy and execution, navigating conflict and much more!

*Please note, photos and videos may be taken throughout the event for promotional purposes.


Kerry Atkinson

Head of People & Culture at BDO

Kerry is an accomplished and experienced people and culture professional with skills in the fields of strategic human resource management, executive coaching, organisational change, employee engagement and workforce planning.

She is passionate about wellbeing, enabling opportunities for all and being a courageously authentic leader and strategic business partner who aims to build a culture where everyone can bring their true self to work.

Her experience spans over 25 years in professional services, construction, resources and mining, consulting, financial services and retail.

Kerry prides herself on working closely with business leaders to create foundations for business success driven through enhancing workplace performance and culture.


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82 Abbotsford Road, Bowen Hills Brisbane, QLD, Australia

If you have any questions please contact Annaliese Jackson