News

24 January 2013

Geoff Cosgriff (WCLP'90) - Garry Ringwood and John Allan
Geoff Cosgriff (WCLP'90) - Garry Ringwood and John Allan

New Chair: Geoff Cosgriff

We are pleased to advise that Mr Geoff Cosgriff (WCLP'90) has been elected as Chair of the Leadership Victoria Council.  Geoff has demonstrated leadership as an LV Council member since 2001.

Geoff is also a Director of the RACV, Chairman of UXC Ltd and Director of Infocos P/L  and has held directorships in multiple listed and unlisted entities.  He is actively engaged as an Executive Coach, Mentor and Business Strategy advisor for a wide range of individuals in a diverse range of business sectors.   

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23 July 2012 By Hannah Carrodus

Gail Siracusa
Gail Siracusa

What is your role at LV?

I'm general manager of leadership development, and I coordinate the great team of people who provide LV's leadership development activities. That includes Williamson, Ignite and our board leadership programs; as well as developing customised programs for other organisations. Recently we delivered leadership programs to a group of French-speaking women visiting from West Africa and also to a delegation from Thailand.

My busy team also coordinates LV's guest speakers and events, such as Alumni lunches and our evening Salon events.

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12 July 2012 By Hannah Carrodus

Carol Owen
Carol Owen

Bachelor of Business, Accounting, RMIT

Executive Certificate in Social Leadership, Systems Thinking, Strategic Business Acumen, Australian Graduate School of Leadership

What do you do at LV?

I’m the business manager at LV so I have responsibility to ensure LV can operate with the tools and resources available to deliver the program of work and LV’s strategic intent. That includes administration, HR, IT and financial control and managing the JJ Clark room.  It encompasses the whole of the corporate services for Leadership Victoria. So it’s making sure everybody can be effective in their work and that the organisation is sustainable.

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12 April 2011

Josie Daw
Josie Daw

What do you do at Leadership Victoria? I’m the Program Manager for Ideas; I pick up on a lot of contemporary ideas and recent research around leadership, culture and change and I filter these ideas into the LV programs and events. I am responsible for the Leader-in-Residence program and I feel very lucky to be working with Chris Kotur our current LIR. I am also beginning work at developing LV’s presence in the virtual space. 

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14 October 2010


What do you do at LV?

My role at LV is Program Manager, Projects.  This means that I am responsible for the SkillsBank Program. This program is a key way in which Alumni make real and significant contributions to the community, be it through mentoring, board placements, providing strategic advice and so on.  I have recently been exploring and developing other ways in which our Alumni can utilise their leadership and professional skills.  This has involved the development of projects that are cross sectoral and innovative.

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