EA Series Finale: The SES-EA Partnership

L-R: Emma Rees, Michelle Oliver, David Fredericks PSM, Paulette Billings-Brown, Dr Stein Helgeby

IPAA ACT’s Executive Assistant Committee hosted their end of year event, EA Series Finale: The SES-EA Partnership, on 9 December 2021 at Hotel Realm. 

The event brought together senior public sector leaders and their EAs to consider the value and importance of the SES-EA relationship.

The panel included David Fredericks PSM, Secretary of the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources and his Senior Executive Assistant, Michelle Oliver, with Dr Stein Helgeby, Parliamentary Budget Officer and his Executive Assistant, Paulette Billings-Brown in conversation with Emma Rees, Chief of Staff at the Australian Public Service Commission. IPAA ACT CEO, Caroline Walsh, opened the event and Sarah Kalleske, Executive Assistant to Kathy Leigh, Head of Service, ACT Public Service, gave the closing remarks.

Transcript - a copy of the transcript is available here.
Video - a video of the event is below or can be viewed on the IPAA ACT Vimeo channel.


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