Annual Leadership Conference

The FEW Leadership Conference is already recognised as Australia’s premier event for successful senior women in financial services. In a competitive industry full of change requiring transformation and innovation, this is a must attend event for those serious about advancing their careers.

We would like to thank our event co-hosts Macquarie and PEXA and all of our Corporate and Event sponsors. Without their support this conference would not be possible.

The theme of our 2020 Conference is Your Time is Now. What are you waiting for? 

This agenda is set to inspire you to be your best and take the risk you always wanted. Achieve your goals and realise that Your Time is Now. What are you waiting for?

Feedback received for this years UNSTOPPABLE Leadership conference was overwhelmingly positive and our overall conference rating is 9.38, with an incredible line up of MC's, Speakers, Panelists this score came as no surprise.

Our events are inspiring and a great opportunity to learn practical tips and insights shared from experts in leadership and personal development, including international presenters, authors, and renown leaders in financial services. Additionally, our events are a great chance to connect and share stories with others equally passionate about financial services and empowering women.

We are passionate about making positive change. We hope you can join us. What are you waiting for?

For any questions contact Marija at for more information.

Line-up of speakers

David Clatworthy
David Clatworthy Head of Wealth Sales Macquarie Group Bio
Marielle Yeoh
Marielle Yeoh Chief Financial Services Officer PEXA Bio
Ilaine Anderson
Ilaine Anderson Managing Director, Workplace Superannuation AMP Australia Bio
Marina Brbot
Marina Brbot Author and Professional Photographer Marina Brbot Images Bio
Sally Bruce
Sally Bruce Former CEO AMP Bank Bio
Licia Heath
Licia Heath Chief Executive Officer Women for Election Australia (WFEA) Bio
Steven Hooker OAM
Steven Hooker OAM Chief Executive Officer at Resimax Group, Olympic Gold Medalist Former Captain of the Australian Olympic Athletics Team Bio
Marionne MacRitchie
Marionne MacRitchie Co Chair The Emerge Foundation Bio
Suzie Riddell
Suzie Riddell Chief Executive Officer Social Ventures Australia (SVA) Bio
Rabia Siddique
Rabia Siddique Humanitarian Speaker, Author, Mentor & Coach Rabia Siddique Bio
Alex Tullio
Alex Tullio Owner & Founder, Alex Tullio Pty Ltd Chief Executive Officer, Trampoline Bio
Sally Wilson
Sally Wilson Former international opera singer. Specialist in resolution of anxiety, depression, stress & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Sally Wilson Holistics Bio
Margaret Zita OAM
Margaret Zita OAM CEO My Room - Children's Cancer Charity Bio

Registration fees

Category Early Bird Fee (1 Aug 2019) Standard Fee (1 Oct 19 – 2 Apr 2020)
Non-member $1,495 + GST
Employees of Corporate Partners + FPA Members $1095 + GST
Employees of Host – PEXA and Macquarie only $895 + GST
FEW member $895 + GST $995 + GST



8:00 – 8:55am Registration and Networking
8:55 – 10:30am Sessions
10:30 – 11am Networking Morning Tea
11:00 – 2:00pm Sessions
1:00 – 2:00pm Networking Lunch
2:00 – 3:30pm Sessions
3:30 – 4:00pm Networking Afternoon Tea
4:00 – 5:30pm Sessions
5:30 onwards Networking Cocktails




Proudly supporting SISTER2Sister and Future2 charities


The SISTER2sister program is a unique year-long mentoring & risk management program designed to empower ‘at risk’ teenage girls to turn their troubled lives around. It is an early intervention program that addresses the deeply entrenched intergenerational problems in our disadvantaged youth, and focuses on the core underlying issues, starting with the lack of a stable positive role model. Read more.

Future2 is the Financial Planning Association (FPA)’s charitable foundation. Financial planners support Future2 by raising funds, donating, volunteering and nominating not-for-profits for grants. Since Future2 was established in 2007, $823,000 has been committed in grants to grassroots programs that transform the lives of young people. Read more