International Series | The Policy Profession

Join IPAA ACT for an International Series event featuring keynote speaker Sir Chris Wormald KCB.

IPAA is pleased to host an International Series event featuring keynote speaker Sir Chris Wormald KCB, Permanent Secretary of the United Kingdom Department of Health and Social Care. 

Sir Chris Wormald KCB will analyse UK learnings from the Twelve Actions review, including sharing their thinking for the future and how it fits with the wider development and agenda of their Civil Service.

A panel discussion will follow with two Secretaries, providing comparisons between the British and Australian civil and public services. The conversation will focus on the policy profession and linkages to themes emerging from the Review of the Australian Public Service.

Sir Chris Wormald KCB (Keynote)
Permanent Secretary
Department of Health and Social Care, United Kingdom

Renée Leon PSM (Panellist)
Department of Human Services

Alison Larkins (Chair and Panellist)
Deputy Secretary
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Online registrations have now closed. If you wish to attend this event please contact IPAA at

Event Details

Event Date Thursday 20 June 2019
Arrival Time 8:45 AM AEST
Formalities 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM AEST
Members Price $60
Non-Members Price $120
Venue Hotel Realm, Barton
All prices are in Australian Dollars and GST inclusive


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