We are committed to supporting ethical and sustainable business practices

Shand & Associates is committed to supporting ethical and sustainable business practices in industry and Australian society including the advancement of female representation at Board and senior management level. To achieve this aim Shand & Associates and Fiona Shand is committed to education and mentoring to further ethical and sustainable business practices.

Since 2006 Fiona has facilitated for the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) in its flagship Company Directors Course throughout Australia and its International Company Directors courses held in Singapore, Dubai and Sydney.

Fiona presents on recent developments in the law and corporate governance to a diverse range of organisations and industry associations including Westpac’s Ruby Connection members, Women Chiefs of Enterprise International (New South Wales and Victorian memberships), The Australian Professional Indemnity Group, the Medico-Legal Society, The College of Law, The Australian Institute of Company Directors, TEC, The CEO Institute, private and public companies and The Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Fiona has presented international including for AICD and PrimeTime, the leading business and professional women’s association of Singapore on female directorship and governance aspects in Singapore.

Fiona is a past President of Women Chiefs of Enterprise International’s New South Wales Division and a former Councillor on the WCEI National Committee.

For 8 years until 2007 Fiona was on the Council of the New South Wales division of the Australian Professional Indemnity Group (APIG), the leading not for profit educational body for the professional indemnity industry in Australia.

In that capacity Fiona regularly presented seminars and panels to the APIG membership on topics of critical importance to the insurance, broking and reinsurance industries.

Recently Fiona presented the opening workshop at the Second Annual Women on Boards Diversity conference (Sydney September 2009) and as a mentor for Event dinner.

Fiona writes for a number of publications and provides expert comment and opinion on relevant topical issues, for example Some Advice about Advisers published in the AICD’s Company Director Magazine (September 2009).

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