In Conversation with Shane Fitzsimmons: Online Event

In Conversation with Shane Fitzsimmons: Online Event
This online event was released on 1 May 2020
To access this pre-recorded discussion with Shane Fitzsimmons please login in to your IPAA account or create an account if you don't have one, and register on this page. 

Online Event Pricing
Professional & Associate
$25
Affiliate $35
Non Member $55


Lessons In Leadership - a conversation with Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM, Commissioner of Resilience NSW and prior Commissioner of the New South Wales Rural Fire Service.

IPAA NSW is delighted to present a conversation with one of NSW’s most respected and trusted public sector figures about the art of leadership, organisational change and resilience building. 

The discussion explores Shane Fitzsimmon’s personal career path and choices, his philosophy of leadership, his insights into managing organisational change and engaging successfully with community and political leadership, as well as his plans for the newly created NSW Resilience. 

ABOUT THIS EVENT 

This pre-recorded conversation will be available from 1 May 2020 and is available for you to listen to at a time that is most convenient for you.
 
WHY YOU SHOULD REGISTER

During bushfires and extreme weather conditions over the last decade, Shane Fitzsimmons has been a trusted public sector leader delivering reassurance, warnings, and sometimes bad news in a direct and confidence inspiring manner. 

In this work, he epitomises the leadership qualities, vision and strength that our public sector is built on. 

This special event is an opportunity to learn from his experience and expertise, in a discussion that will inspire you to reach for greatness in whatever way your work provides service for the community.  

SPONSORSHIP ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

This event is presented with the support of Deloitte.



SPEAKER

Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM
Commissioner
Resilience NSW



Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons has over 35 years experience with the NSW Rural Fire Service serving as both a volunteer and salaried officer. 

In 1998 he was appointed an Assistance Commissioner with the RFS and has held portfolio responsibilities for Operations, Strategic Development and Regional Management. In 2004 he was appointed the inaugural Australasian Fire Authorities Council (AFAC) Visiting Fellow to the Australian Institute of Police Management (AIPM) for a period of 12 months. 

In September 2007 he was appointed Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service and is also the Chair of the NSW RFS Bushfire Co-ordinating Committee and the Rural Fire Service Advisory Council. He is also a member of the NSW State Emergency Management Committee and the NSW State Rescue Board and was Chairman from 2008 to November 2015. In July 2012, he was appointed a Board Member of the NSW Government Telecommunications Authority.

He was appointed a Director of the National Aerial Firefighting Centre (NAFC) in March 2008 and was the Chair of the NAFC Board from 2009 to 2013. He was a Director at the Bushfire Co-operative Research Centre from 2009 to 2014.

Since 2007, he has been a member of the Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authority Council and was a member if its Board from November 2016 to November 2019 and held the position of Deputy President upon retirement from the Board.

In January 2016 he was appointed as a Councilor of the Royal Human Society of NSW Inc.

Commissioner Fitzsimmons was awarded the National Medal in 1999 and the Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) in 2001

Contact

Contact our office on 02 8066 1900 or email events@nsw.ipaa.org.au for any questions and/or clarifications.

When
1/05/2020 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where
Sydney, NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA
 

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