Anna Whitlam has been a leader in her field for over 25 years and founded AWPeople in 2010. Today, Anna’s team and partners work across the globe to provide executive search and strategy advisory services focused on the practice areas that have the largest impact on reputation and risk in organisations, both internally and externally. Anna is a co-founder and non-executive chairperson of Commtract (www.commtract.com), an online marketplace for communications and marketing talent.
Anna is an alumna of Harvard Business School in Boston (USA) and INSEAD in Singapore. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Business and the AICD Company Directors’ accreditation.
Anna’s leadership has seen her become a member of the prestigious Arthur W. Page Society, the world’s leading professional association for senior public relations and corporate communications executives and educators. She is an active member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), and the Australian Chambers of Commerce (AustCham) in Hong Kong.
Anna regularly hosts high profile guests and leaders at industry roundtables across the globe. Anna is a respected industry thought leader, contributing her time and insights as a speaker and commentator. She is often cited as one of Australia’s top female entrepreneurs, and has won several significant awards, recognising her as a business and community leader helping professionals realise their career aspirations.back