Alison Watkins, Group Managing Director, Coca-Cola Amatil

Alison joined Coca-Cola Amatil as Group Managing Director in March 2014.  Alison is a non-executive director of The Centre for Independent Studies and the Business Council of Australia.

Alison’s previous roles include Chief Executive Officer of agribusiness GrainCorp Limited and of Berri Limited, the market leader in Australian juice, and Managing Director of Regional Banking at ANZ.  Alison spent 10 years at McKinsey & Company from 1989-1999 and became a partner of the Firm in 1996 before moving to ANZ as Group General Manager Strategy.  Alison has been a non-executive director of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, Woolworths Limited and Just Group Limited.  She is a former Victorian President and National Board Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Alison holds a Bachelor of Commerce (University of Tasmania), is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and the AICD.

About Alumni Lecture Series

BEL Faculty's Alumni Lecture Series is a series of free events featuring speakers, often past UQ alumni, who are leaders in business, finance, economics, entrepreneurship, tourism and law. They are held in the heart of Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. You can expect thought-provoking discussions, engaging topics and networking with other UQ alumni over light refreshments. We invite you to join us and experience your alumni community.

Here’s what our guests are saying:

“Well respected speaker with great credibility and a great asset for UQ to be linked to.”

"The speaker was riveting, brutally authentic and utterly captivating."

"I applaud UQ from not shying away from the unconventional."

 

Click here to find out about ALS Sponsorship opportunities.

 

Venue

The Mint
10 Macquarie Street
Sydney, 2000
Room: 
The Gold Melting Room

Other upcoming sessions