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Key challenges facing the City of Melbourne in the next decade
Members' Lunch with the Hon Lord Mayor Sally Capp
July 24, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm$80.00 – $95.00
We welcome the return of the Hon Lord Mayor Sally Capp as part of our 10th year anniversary celebrations
What are the key challenges for the future of Melbourne? And what is it like to lead the Council of a city with 170,000 residents, 2.9m international visitors annually, over 16,000 businesses including 2,360 cafes and restaurants and an annual budget of $619m?
A year since she was the first woman to be directly elected Lord Mayor of Melbourne Sally Capp returns to Melbourne Forum to talk about what she’s learnt in her first year in office and what challenges and opportunities she sees ahead.
Sally was also the first woman to hold the post of Agent-General for Victoria in the UK, Europe and Israel. And has served as the CEO for the Committee for Melbourne and COO of the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Sally began her career as a Solicitor, after completing Law (Hons) and Commerce degrees at the University of Melbourne. She has held senior roles at both KPMG and ANZ, and she took the small business she co-founded to the ASX. Most recently she was Victorian Executive Director of the Property Council of Australia.
A passionate Magpies supporter, in 2004 Sally made history as the first female board member of Collingwood FC. She is involved in a number of charities, currently sitting on the board of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, the Mary Jane Lewis Scholarship Foundation and the Melbourne University Faculty of Business and Economics.
She is also chair of the Council’s Major Projects and Major Events portfolios.
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