Head of judges
We are honoured to announce Peter O’Neil, CEO of ASIS International, as our Head of Judges for the 2023 Duty of Care Awards. Peter is a Duty of Care ambassador himself as he has been throughout his career committed to protect his workforce health from any risks. Prior to his current role, he served as CEO of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), an international professional society representing occupational and environmental health and safety professionals.
|DEBORAH DE CERFF
THE EMPLOYEE MOBILITY INSTITUTE
Deborah de Cerff is the Founder of The Employee Mobility Institute (TEMI), the Australasian talent mobility industry’s professional development body.
Her commitment and passion for supporting and strengthening individual and business mobile workforce capability has helped to create a connected, engaged and informed community of more than 2000 global talent mobility practitioners and TEMI’s Australasian Global Workforce Management Awards program sees involvement from hundreds of local and multinational organisations from across Australasia.
Deborah has been instrumental in shaping the talent mobility industry in Australia throughout her career, introducing outsourced relocation management services and global mobility advisory services to the Australian business sector and providing strategic and operational global mobility support to major corporations for more than 30 years
FOUNDING CHAIRMAN & PRESIDENT
PARIMA & IFRIMA
Franck is the founding Chairman of PARIMA (Pan Asia Risk & Insurance Management Association), the Asian regional risk managers association and Treasurer & Executive Committee Member of IFRIMA (International Federation of Risk and Insurance Management Associations).
He is giving regular lectures and courses on Risk Management and Insurance topics.
He holds Masters in Political Sciences and Management Master, as well as in Risk Management. He’s Associate in Risk Management (ARM) as well as European Fellow in Applied Risk Management. He’s Certified Director from the INSEAD International Directors Programme since 2017 and he holds the European FERMA RIMAP risk management Certification since 2016.
He received the 2007 European Risk Manager of the Year Award and the 2014 Asian Corporate Risk Manager of the Year Award.
GARY A. LABRANCHE
RISK MANAGEMENT SOCIETY (RIMS)
Gary LaBranche, FASAE, CAE, is the Chief Executive Officer of RIMS, the risk management society®, a global professional association committed to advancing the professional practice of risk management. RIMS provides networking, professional development, certification, advocacy, and research opportunities to more than 200,000 risk practitioners in 60 countries. Founded in 1950, the society publishes Risk Management and produces RISKWORLD, the largest annual gathering of the global risk community.
As CEO, LaBranche provides strategic executive leadership to advance the society’s mission and represents RIMS to Congress, the media, and other audiences. LaBranche has been an association professional for 41+ years and has served as CEO for three other organisations and as a senior executive at several others. He is a member of the US Chamber’s Association Committee of 100. He is treasurer of the International Federation of Risk Management Associations.
JOHNNY C. TAYLOR, JR.
PRESIDENT & CEO
SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (SHRM)
Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., is President and Chief Executive Officer of SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management. Mr. Taylor's career spans over 20 years as a lawyer, human resources executive and CEO in both the not-for-profit and for-profit space.
As a global leader on the future of employment, culture and leadership, Mr. Taylor is a sought-after voice on all matters affecting work, workers and the workplace. He is frequently asked to testify before Congress on critical workforce issues and authors the weekly USA Today column, "Ask HR."
|DR PASI PENTTINEN
GULF CENTRE FOR DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
Dr Penttinen is the Chief Executive Officer for Gulf CDC, based in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is leading the establishment of this regional Center for Disease Prevention and Control in a scientific and managerial role. Dr Penttinen is a public health leader with a distinguished career of more than 20 years in managing and leading disease prevention and control activities in multiple countries, at local, national and international levels both in the public and private sector.
He managed multiple public health emergencies for ECDC, including the 2009 influenza pandemic and the COVID-19 pandemic. His research interests include surveillance, pandemic preparedness, epidemic intelligence, surveillance of respiratory viruses and vaccines.
GREAT PLACE TO WORK
Paul Wolcott serves as President of Great Place to Work, the global people analytics and consulting firm that helps organisations of all sizes produce better business results by focusing on improving the work experience of every employee.
He oversees the US business and has led the firm’s global expansion of its employee experience Certification™ business and people analytics capabilities as co-creator and chief product strategist of Emprising, Great Place To Work’s employee experience SaaS offering.
|DR RACHEL LEWIS
DIRECTOR & OCCUPATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST
BIRKBECK UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
Dr Rachel Lewis is a multi-award winning registered occupational psychologist. She leads the Professional Doctorate in Occupational Psychology at Birkbeck, University of London and practice as Directors of Affinity Health at Work.
With a particular research interest in mental health at work, Rachel works and advises across the field of work psychology. Having authored more than 150 papers, research reports and evidence-based guides, her work has contributed to both governmental and organisational strategy and policy globally. She is passionate about research that enables organisations, managers, teams and individuals to realise their potential and thrive.
UN GLOBAL COMPACT NETWORK UK
Steve has managed the Secretariat of the UN Global Compact Network UK since 2008, connecting UK companies and other organisations in a global movement dedicated to driving corporate sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals. He has been Chair of the UN Global Compact’s Global Network Council and was a member of the UN Global Compact Board.
He was previously a Programme Director at the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) leading projects across a wide range of responsible business issue areas. Prior to joining IBLF, Steve was the founder and Managing Director of a successful retail sports equipment business in Canada.
He has a B.Comm from the University of British Columbia and an MSc in Business & Environment from Imperial College London.
GLOBAL BUSINESS TRAVEL ASSOCIATION (GBTA)
Suzanne Neufang serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s premier business travel and meetings trade organisation headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area with operations on six continents.
She is a transformation-focused executive who has successfully led teams and product/service innovation through times of great challenges and change – “connecting dots” in technology, marketing, talent, and customer needs to exceed sales, revenue, customer adoption/retention, and employee engagement goals.