Christine has an extraodinary life. She has pursued and been given many opportunities. She has experienced the best and worst of human behaviour. She has been highly praised and highly criticised but never ignored.
This website will help to allow others to share what these experiences have taught her. Christine believes in the adage that "to whom much is given, much is expected".
Honorary Doctorate of Laws, Macquarie University, 2010
Honorary Doctorate of the University of Ballarat, 2009
Honorary Doctorate of Laws, Monash University, 2005
Honorary Doctorate of Letters, Wollongong University, 2003
Aspen Institute, Executive Management Course, 1986
Harkness Fellowship of the Commonwealth Fund of New York, 1984-86
Research Fellow: Program in Criminal Justice Policy & Management,(Harvard), 1985-6
Master of Public Administration (Harvard) 1984-5
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy and Politics (Macquarie) 1981-3
Diploma in Labour Relations and Law (Sydney) 1979-80
Certificate in Personnel Administration 1974-77
Major Business Positions
Chair Monash College Pty Ltd, September 2012 to present
Chair Good Shepherd Micro Finance, April 2012 to present
Business adviser, mentor, lecturer, public speaker since August 2010
Chair, Victorian Bushfire Reconstruction and Recovery Authority 2009/2010
Chief Commissioner, Victoria Police 2001/2009
Assistant Commissioner, NSW Police 1994/2001
Committee for Melbourne, Citizens Award 2009
Save the Children Foundation- The White Flame Award 2009
Toast Masters International Award for Leadership and Communications 2009
Business Review Weekly 10 Most Innovative Leaders, June 2007
SACS Consulting Inaugural Leadership in Victorian Public Sector 2007
Fellow, Australian new Zealand School of Government 2007
National Fellow, Institute of Public Administration Australia 2005
Australian Financial Review Boss Magazine, True Leaders 2003, 2004
Fellow Australian Institute of Management 2004
Fellow Australian Institute of Police Management 2001
Australian Government Centenary Medal 2001
Runner up Telstra Business Woman of the year 1997
Australian Police medal 1997
Extensive experience in policing, organisational reform, risk management, crisis management, corruption prevention, emergency management and human resource management.
Written extensively on policing issues and has been lead investigator on a number of Australian Research Council grants.
Presented to numerous groups including: Leadership Victoria, Hong Kong Government, European Union, New Zealand and Pacific Island nations, numerous businesses including major banking institutions, retailers, not for profit organisations, major consulting organisations.
Teaches on leadership, regulation, women in leadership achieving and flourishing, corruption prevention and communications with Australian and new Zealand School of Government.
Develops and delivers leadership programmes in association with Our Community.com.au
Well known, experienced public speaker and advocate for women, disadvantaged youth and multifaith/multicultural communities.