Extras: Innovator, Social Activist, Public Speaker, Accounting Consultant, Futurist, Change Management
Roles at Alchemy: Partner, Expert
Annalie’s work addresses the things that keep CEOs awake at night…how to keep pace with disruptive change; how to accelerate the speed with which their organizations adapt and innovate; and how to transform culture for passionate engagement, agility and customer relevance.
As Catalyst for Magic (aka SVP Innovation, Communication and Social Business) at AMP she founded the Amplify Festival of Innovation & Thought Leadership in 2005, growing it to become a powerful engine for systemic change across the AMP business eco-system. Her systems-thinking approach to leading innovation and change in large corporations is featured in 10 business books and research papers to date.
She’s a Fellow of the Aspen Institute’s First Movers Programme for global leaders working at the intersection of business innovation and social impact. In 2013 the Hargraves Institute for Innovation recognised her contribution to the Innovation Agenda in Australia. She lectures as Adjunct Professor at the University of Technology Sydney, is a founding Board member of Reinvent Australia and serves as advisor to several start-up ventures, research bodies and social movements.
Prior to moving to Australia in 1999, she earned global recognition for her work in designing and delivering ground-breaking solutions for the development and economic empowerment of communities in a post-Apartheid South Africa where she was honored with the Nelson Mandela Award for "Education Upliftment". If that weren't enough, she has even been an accountant and auditor at Deloitte and a public affairs executive at BHP Billiton.