Meet your leadership peers at the 2023 ARA Leaders Forum – in-person for the first time following the sell-out success of our event.

Network with the largest gathering of retail executives from across Australia to explore the future of retail and the most important issues facing you and your teams. 

Included in your ticket: a full day of best-of-breed global and local presenters and panellists covering agenda-setting conversations, a post-conference cocktail party and networking session, and all meals throughout the event. Last year’s event was a sell-out success – secure your tickets now!

2023 Leader Forum Speakers

Dr Claire Naughtin

Co-author of the CSIRO’s Global Megatrends report

The Hon Ed Husic MP

Minister for Industry and Science

Dr Kirstin Ferguson AM

Award-winning leadership expert and author

Catriona Noble

Executive General Manager, Retail, Australia Post

Professor Gary Mortimer

Marketing and Consumer Behaviour, QUT

 Jane Kelly

Chief Human Resources Officer, Super Retail Group

Nicole Sheffield

Managing Director, Wesfarmers OneDigital

Angus McDonald

CEO, Barbeques Galore

Vicki Doyle


Jade Clarke

Head of Westpac DataX, Westpac

Janet Menzies

Country Manager, Amazon

Kate Box

Director, Global Business Group, Retail ANZ, Meta

Kellie Cordner

Chief Customer Officer, Wesfarmers OnePass

Paul Zahra

CEO, Australian Retailers Association

Katrina Konstas

EVP, Country Manager and Head of Sales APAC, Afterpay

Jason Timor

Director, Two Point Co

Mirja Viinanen


Leah Rocheleau

Vice President, Mastercard Australasia

Robyn Hill

Head of Retail/CPG APAC, AWS

Andrew Steele

Director, Retail GS1 Australia

Olivia Tyler

Managing Director, Edge Environment

Craig Woolford

Senior Analyst, Consumer Sector, MST Marquee

Sally Coates

Founder, The Retail Mentors

Michele Levine

CEO, Roy Morgan Research

Karen Bozic

CEO, Craveable Brands

Ryan Swenson

CEO, Circonomy

Natalie Angel

Let Me Try Before You Buy

Ian McCreery

Strategic Solutions Consultant APAC, Paradox

Jaana Quaintance-James

Chief Sustainability Officer - Mainstreaming Sustainable & Ethical Fashion, Global Fashion Group

David Phillips

Partner, Deloitte Digital

Fleur Brown

Chief Industry Affairs Officer, Australian Retailers Association