Alicia Stephenson

Keynote Speaker

Platoon Commander in the Australian Army, Chief Commercial Officer at Future Women, Education Manager at a supermax prison, TAFE teacher and Research and Development Manager – Alicia has worked across a range of leadership roles and become a master of adaptive leadership. With a background in organisational psychology, she is research obsessed and demonstrates the unique ability to turn data into action and anticipate large scale change.

As the current CEO of the Centre for Generational Dynamics, she oversees a team of researchers, education specialists and change managers, developing training and implementing radical change across the workforce. The Centre for Generational Dynamics has worked with some of the largest companies in the world including LinkedIn, Atlassian, Salesforce, Channel Nine, NAB and more, with the vow never to create research insights without a solution attached.

Also a successful entrepreneur, Alicia’s achievements include Active Playgroup, for which she became the 2015 Telstra Victorian Young Businesswoman of the Year, serving to rehabilitate mothers experiencing postnatal depression.

Outside of her core work, Alicia is the co-host of the Next Generation Innovators Podcast with Today Show presenter Brooke Boney, a Judge for the Telstra Business Awards, Board Director at the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Foundation and guest expert facilitator at FutureFit.