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A Message from Mark Ogston, CEO

A Message from Mark Ogston, CEO

30 April 2024 Mark Ogston

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​As the seasons change, so does our journey at Leading Roles. I extend a warm welcome to each of you as we embark on another exciting month of progress and innovation.

In recent times, my role within the company has evolved, propelling me toward a more strategic role as Chief Executive. This transition has been a significant milestone, one made possible by the unwavering support of an exceptional team. I'd like to extend my gratitude to each member, both old and new, who has played a pivotal role in this change.

In terms of general business news, I wanted to share a brief update on our recruitment initiative for Women’s Health and Wellbeing, a Victorian not for profit that services nine local government areas. This exceptional organisation is dedicated to advancing women's holistic health across the region. Our collaborative efforts aim to bring in dynamic individuals who share their passion for empowering women and fostering well-being.

In other news, our HR consulting and recruitment businesses converge in the delivery of the ambitious structural transformation project for the City of Gold Coast. This comprehensive project underscores our commitment to evolving our service offering, ensuring we can support our council clients retain and attract great talent. In this newsletter, you'll find insights about this the first stage of this transformative journey, as we assist the council fill their executive leadership team.  The new executive leaders will play a pivotal role in realising the benefits of the CEO’s vision for the City.

Looking ahead, we're excited about the forthcoming events on our calendar. We invite you to join us at the WALGA Annual Conference from September 16th to 18th. Our booth, number 25, will serve as a hub for insightful discussions. Equally anticipated is the LGAQ Annual Conference on October 15th to 17th, where you can find us at booth number 55.

These events provide great opportunities to connect, exchange ideas, and collectively shape the path forward. We eagerly anticipate the chance to engage with you in meaningful conversations and explore collaborative avenues.

Thank you for being an integral part of our journey. Your ongoing support propels us forward, and together, we shall continue to transform local government through high performing people.

Best regards,

Mark Ogston Chief Executive Officer