Introducing Our Keynote Speakers

Professor Prabhu Sivabalan (CA, PhD)

Associate Dean External Engagement and Professor within UTS Business School

Prabhu co-founded and continues to lead the Performance Analysis for Transformation in Healthcare Group at UTS, with a portfolio of projects on capability building and research with NSW Health, its various Local Health Districts, Pillars and more broadly, the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority. He has specific interests in helping organizations in healthcare and other sectors to better cost, forecast, evaluate performance and incentivise staff to manage their operations in ways that increase efficiency and productivity without compromising the quality of care or any other manner of deliverable output.

Prabhu’s presentation will cover People, Process and Performance in organisations.

Watch here as Jim Kefaloukos (AOQ Director), chats with Prof Sivabalan.

Dr Medo Pournader

Senior Lecturer at the University of Melbourne Department of Management and Marketing

Medo’s research interests are at the intersection of behavioral ethics, behavioral operations, sustainability/modern slavery and risk in supply chains. Her research also looks at disruptive technologies and their role in mitigating risks to humans, environment and systems in supply chains.

Medo’s presentation will uncover insights into behavioural ethics and how these contribute to decision making in supply chains and techniques which can be used to disrupt and mitigate risks within systems.

Watch here as Jonathan Sgherza (AOQ Director), chats with Dr Pournader.