Claire Madden – Social researcher, keynote speaker and media commentator
Claire Madden (www.clairemadden.com) is a social researcher, keynote speaker and media commentator interpreting social trends and implications of generational change. Claire is the author of Hello Gen Z: Engaging the Generation of Post-Millennials.
As a social researcher and demographer, Claire is widely regarded as a leading voice on multi-generational engagement and emerging social trends by corporations, the media and the wider community.
As a media commentator, Claire is regularly interviewed on prominent television programs including The Drum, The Project, The Today Show, SkyNews, Sunrise and The Morning Show, as well as on the radio and in print media. Claire is on the board for a financial services company and on the Advisory Board of UTS Business School. Claire is also the Founder and Director of the research based strategy and communications agency, Hello Clarity (www.helloclarity.com.au).
Jason Sultana – Executive Officer, Apprentice Employment Network NSW & ACT
Jason is the Executive Officer of the Apprentice Employment Network NSW ACT since 2015. Jason has worked in the Group Training Industry for 6 years in various roles. Jason has over 17 years experience in the VET industry and is actively involved in various working parties within the VET industry.
James Moran – General Manager, Apprenticeship Support Australia
Currently General Manager of Apprenticeship Support Australia. He has a primary focus on building relationships with large national employers to build apprenticeship and traineeship opportunities and to make taking on an apprentice easier for national employers.
As General Manager he oversees Apprenticeship Support Australia’s national business development and account management functions as well as strategic partnerships with government and other stakeholder to enable the delivery of premium apprenticeship services to businesses and employees across Australia.
Prior to that had ten years of managing a successful Registered Training Organisation, providing broad experience in vocational education and training, strategic planning, business development and student acquisition
Peta Skujins – Research & Content Officer, Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information Service (AATIS)
Peta is the Research and Content Officer at the Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information Service (AATIS). She started in the role in 2017 after moving from NCVER where she worked as a Research Officer.
Having a background in working with young people interests include youth transitions between compulsory education and the labour market, pathways through the education system and career advice.