4323 1735

GEC Chamber October Luncheon

In partnership with Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service we are hosting a luncheon at The Entertainment Grounds, Gosford Racecourse.


William (Bill) Evans

Managing Director & Global Head of Economics & Research - Westpac Banking Corporation

Westpac's Chief Economist Bill Evans will present on the Australian and Global Economies, including the impact of the Trade Wars between the USA and China.

William (Bill) Evans is a graduate of Sydney University (BEc. Hons l and University Medal) and the London School of Economics (M.Sc.) where he was a Commonwealth Scholar. He has worked as a Research Manager for the Reserve Bank of Australia, Treasurer at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and prior to joining Westpac in 1991, was Director and Head of Financial Markets at Schroders Australia Limited for 8 years.

Bill is currently Managing Director Economics. He is the Bank's economic spokesman and is responsible for all the Bank's economic research. Bill travels frequently, advising Westpac's customers on the Australian economy and financial markets. He has developed many important contacts in the USA, Europe and Asia.


Richard Jones OAM

Chief Executive Officer - Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

Westpac Rescue Helicopter CEO Richard Jones OAM will provide an overview of the Community's Own rescue helicopter and its successful history of continual growth and change.

A key part of this change has been the development of a compelling Strategy for the Service focusing on 5 key Strategic Priorities:

Safety and Quality
People, Culture and Capability
Operational Excellence
Strong Partnerships
Sustainable Business.

Richard will specifically talk about the Service's journey to build an engaged high performing team of people all working together to provide this critical service to the Community. The Service recently won the Outstanding Employer of Choice Award at the Hunter Business Awards - an achievement the team are very proud of.
You will hear about the range of initiatives the team have been focusing on including building a values-based workplace, mental health programs, flexibility, reward and recognition, leadership development and communication.

Westpac Rescue Helicopter staff will be on hand selling Art Union Raffle Tickets. There are some great prizes to win! You can support this crucial service by purchasing raffle tickets on the day.

Click here to book your tickets

Venue: The Entertainment Grounds, Gosford Racecourse
Starting: 12:15 PM
Wednesday 9th October 2019
Ending: 2:00 PM
Phone Enquiries: 4323 1735

GEC Chamber October Luncheon

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