In under 100 words…

Conrad Liveris is a labour market economist and corporate adviser working with leaders and organisations to improve their performance and impact.

He is held in high regard by the Australian business community for his independent, straight-forward advisory and consulting services, and works closely with leaders across industries and sectors.

He previously held management and operational roles in government, non-profit and private sectors, including managing teams across states.

Practical and analytical, Conrad quickly goes to the heart of the problem to seek solutions.

Conrad is an expert in changing labour markets and workplaces, and keenly understands the external risks facing modern business.

“One of Australia’s leading employment and workplace experts”


A bit more detail…

Conrad’s workplace services cross a range of areas on contemporary business issues.

Conrad has leading experience on flexible working and diversity and inclusion, helping teams move from policy and rhetoric to practical impact and performance increases. He has worked on a range of organisational change, transformation and restructuring projects.

On risk, Conrad helps organisations build trust and develop their relationships.

He guides organisations through the complexity of politics, policy, the media and with stakeholders to help them maximise their impact.

He regularly works on projects reporting to boards, CEOs and executive committees as well as strategy, HR and communications functions. He has worked across industries and sectors with a range of organisations from massive global organisations and major private employers, to government agencies, non-profits and start-ups.

He regularly releases public reports on contemporary business and economic issues which are cited by leading business, government and community leaders.

Conrad contributes a column to The Australian on business and workplaces, and during the 2016 Presidential Election he wrote a fortnightly column for Washington DC’s most-read newspaper, The Hill.

His work is regularly featured in the media, including the ABC, Channel 9, Channel 7, Network 10, Buzzfeed, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Straits Times (Singapore), Xinhua News (China), South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) and a range of US outlets.

Conrad an alum of US State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), an Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society (London), worked prominently on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. His contributions on gender equality and the economy have been widely recognised including by the Prime Minister of Australia and in parliaments around Australia.

Active in the community, Conrad holds a series of non-profit and government chair and directorships in the arts, health and community services. He previously founded and ran a homelessness charity with national reach.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame Australia, a Certificate in Governance And Risk Management from the Governance Institute of Australia and a Master of Commerce from Curtin University, and was provided with a scholarship for leadership education delivered at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a Member of the Economic Society of Australia.

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