Transformation of Work and the Workforce

We invite key and alternative representatives of the Committee for Perth members to attend the Food for Thought Leaders Luncheon following our Annual General Meeting. At this event we will revisit the findings of recently released research in our Future of Work project - FACTBase Bulletins No. 71 & 72.

Covering the changes to jobs and industries over the last 75 years and the changing demographics of the workforce, join us for this important future-focused interactive session.

Meet our speakers and panellists

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Marion Fulker

Chief Executive Officer at Committee for Perth & Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at UWA

MARION FULKER is recognised internationally as a leading expert in the future development of cities. As Committee for Perth’s inaugural Chief Executive Officer, Marion leads a highly respected organisation that is focused on Perth’s growth as it develops into a region of 3.5 million people. In this role, Marion has overseen more than 100 research projects that have provided insight into Perth’s economy, mobility, gender equality and reputation. In order to provide best practice learnings for Perth, Marion has undertaken on-the-ground research into almost 40 cities globally with a focus on governance, infrastructure, planning, urban renewal and cultural vibrancy. Her expertise in this space has seen Marion become involved with various expert panels that advise government on city development and growth. She has recently been appointed to the board of Infrastructure Australia. Marion is recognised as one of Australia’s 100 women of influence and in 2016 was named as a WA Telstra Business Woman of the Year (For Purpose & Social Enterprise). In 2019 Marion was inducted into the WA Women’s Hall of Fame. She is the past Chair of the Heritage Council of Western Australia and the Conservation and Parks Commission. Marion is a mentor, coach and confidant to business, government and community leaders. She has an MBA from Curtin Graduate School of Business and is an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at The University of Western Australia. She is currently studying an Executive MSc in Cities program at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her extensive business, board and community experience have contributed to her reputation as a dynamic and compelling speaker, thought leader and commentator.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Committee For Perth acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.