Dr Kirstin Ferguson
PhD, LLB (Hons), BA (Hons)
Dr Kirstin Ferguson is a non-executive director, keynote speaker and MC, author and creator of the social media campaign, #CelebratingWomen.
Kirstin is currently the Deputy Chair of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and is a non-executive director and Remuneration Committee Chair of SCA Property Group Ltd (ASX:SCP), EML Payments Ltd (ASX:EML) and Hyne Pty Ltd. She has been a non-executive director for more than a decade with experience on a range of ASX listed, government, private company and not-for-profit boards.
After joining the military at the age of 17, Kirstin graduated as Dux of her Air Force graduating class at the Australian Defence Force Academy. She was then posted to an F-111 Squadron, went on to study law and work as an executive in an international law firm, before becoming CEO of a global consulting business.
As well as Honours degrees in Law and also History, Kirstin has a PhD in corporate culture, leadership and governance for which she has received a number of industry and academic awards. Kirstin is also an Adjunct Professor at the QUT School of Business.
Keynote Speaker & MC
Dr Kirstin Ferguson is an independent, non-executive director with more than 10 years experience on ASX100, ASX200, private company, not-for-profit and government boards. Click below to find out more.
Kirstin is a sought after keynote speaker, panel member and MC. Kirstin speaks on a range of topics including leadership, corporate culture, emotional intelligence & diversity. Click below to find out more.
Kirstin wrote Women Kind : The power of women supporting women (Murdoch Books, 2018) with Walkley Award winning journalist Catherine Fox. Click below to find out more.
Kirstin created the #CelebratingWomen campaign where she celebrated two women, from anywhere in the world and from all walks of life, every single day for a year.