Stories, Disruption and Sustainable Growth (4.45pm – 6.45pm incl. afternoon tea, Monday March 23rd)
Gabrielle launched her own practice in 2013 after successfully co-founding and then building One Thousand & One into the leading storytelling company in Australia. Over the last decade, she has worked with thousands of leaders around Australia and internationally helping them achieve outstanding business results with storytelling. She is a highly sought after mentor and key note speaker on storytelling, leadership presence, and women in leadership.
She is the co-creator and co-chair of The Leadership Connection. It is a leadership development program specifically designed for senior women helping them to address the unique challenges that women face as they progress to more senior levels of influence.
Prior to running her own company, she held various senior leadership roles at the National Australia Bank. She has worked with leaders around Australia and internationally on the subject of storytelling for business communications. Her clients include NAB, Accenture, Ericsson, Telstra, ANZ amoung many other top 100 ASX companies.
Gabrielle is the co-author of Hooked: How Leaders Connect, Engage and Inspire with Storytelling, published by Wiley in 2013 and the co-author of Eliminate Death by PowerPoint. She is currently writing another book on Leadership Presence due to be released 2015.
Gabrielle is a graduate from the Harvard Kennedy School, Executive Education in the Art and Practice of Leadership Development. Her other academic qualifications include a Masters Degree in Management and Leadership from Swinburne University and an Associate Diploma in Education and Training from the University of Melbourne.
When she is not working in her practice, she can be found working on her vegetable garden at her 25 acre rural property on the Southern New South Wales coast.