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Arti Brown, John Kennedy, Troy King

Hiring Managers, Various Organisations

Unfiltered – What Business REALLY Thinks of TA

Getting frank and unbiased feedback is the best way for TA to improve and become better at what we do. Hiring managers Arti, John and Troy in this unfiltered panel discussion, share their honest thoughts on:

  • What TA can do to be the most relevant to their business;
  • The type of information is vital for them to be proactive and make great decisions; and
  • How and where TA must position itself to be relevant in the future.

Moderated by Trevor Vas, get set for some hard truths and plenty of learning points that you can take away for contextualising into your own TA function.

About Arti

Arti is currently Chief Operating Officer and Head of Operational Risk Reporting at Commonwealth Bank. She has held a number of roles at Commonwealth Bank including Head of Operational Risk Governance, Strategy and Operations and Executive Manager, Group Regulatory Affairs and Advocacy.

About John

John is the ISR Domain Engineering Manager for BAE Systems Australia.

BAE Systems Australia offers the Australian Defence Force and its security customers total capability in vital areas such as through-life support, security, logistics and systems integration.

As part of this role, John has significant involvement in capability management and external hires, and through this engages with the TA community.

About Troy

Troy is currently State Operations Manager (NSW/ACT) at StarTrack. An experienced operational leader with experience in culture transformation, practising servant leadership. Believes in people driving a successful outcome in all forms of business. Has an appreciation for disruptive approaches to drive an outcome. The VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world we are in is an exciting and inspirational time where the normal is not the normal. To be in a disruptive state every day, will keep business dynamic and flexible enough to deal with today’s challenges and rapid changes.

Has a background in military aviation for 17 years, 7 years in the Petrochemical industry in refineries, 6 years in Contract Management of maintenance contracts in Oil and Gas and recently with 3 years’ experience in the logistics industry. Holds a Diploma in OH&S and an MBA.