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Marina Go

Marina Go is Chair of Netball Australia, Ovarian Cancer Australia and The Walkley Foundation, and a non-executive director on the boards of Energy Australia, 7-Eleven, Autosports Group, Pro-Pac, Adore Beauty and Booktopia. Marina is experienced in creating and building commercially successful brands that connect deeply with consumer groups across digital and print channels and has a strong focus on reputational risk and digital innovation at Board level.

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Marina Go Travels from NSW
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Marina Go's Biography

Marina Go is Chair of Netball Australia, Ovarian Cancer Australia and The Walkley Foundation, and a non-executive director on the boards of Energy Australia, 7-Eleven, Autosports Group, Pro-Pac, Adore Beauty and Booktopia. She was recently appointed to the board of Transurban. Marina is experienced in creating and building commercially successful brands that connect deeply with consumer groups across digital and print channels and has a strong focus on reputational risk and digital innovation at Board level.

Marina is a member of UNSW’s Business Advisory Council and ANU’s Centre for Asian-Australian Leadership (CAAL) Advisory Board, and author of the business book for women, Break Through: 20 Success Strategies for Female Leaders. Boss magazine named Marina as one of the 20 True Leaders of 2016.

Marina has over 30 years of leadership experience in the media industry, having started her career as a journalist. Marina’s media executive roles included Private Media CEO and Head of the Hearst JV at Bauer Media and held leadership roles at ACP, Fairfax and EMAP Australia. Marina is also a former Chair of the Wests Tigers NRL Club, Chair of the Super Netball Commission and was the inaugural Chair of the UTS Centre for Media Transition Advisory Board.

She is a member of O’Connell Street Associates, CEW and the AICD. Marina has been actively progressing equitable outcomes for women and culturally diverse Australians in her working life and as a volunteer for more than three decades.

Speaking Topics Include

Why we need more women leaders and how it can be better for everyone
Leading in a man’s world
The argument for cultural diversity
Achieving your dreams: setting goals and running at them