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Helen Conway

Board Director

Helen Conway is an experienced leader, director, senior executive and lawyer who has worked in a range of organisations in the commercial, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Helen spent 10 years in private legal practice, including 7 years as a partner in a major law firm in Sydney, and then moved into the corporate sector where she worked as a senior executive in the insurance, transport, energy, retail and construction industries for 18 years. At the same time, she undertook various directorships in the health, transport and superannuation sectors.

Helen has demonstrated a strong commitment to community service, fairness, diversity and inclusion. She has undertaken voluntary work in a wide range of not-for-profit organisations. She was previously the Judicial Head of the NSW Equal Opportunity Tribunal.

Helen is a champion for women’s rights. She was previously the CEO of the Australian Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency, a statutory authority with regulatory and other responsibilities.

Helen has recent experience as a director of commercial organisations in the insurance and energy sectors and as a director of not-for-profit entities involved in education, training and mental health. She is currently the Chair of YWCA Australia and a mentor with the not-for-profit, Kilfinan Australia.