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Nurturing Yourself & Others In Times Of Crisis

As the Covid19 pandemic took hold across the country, business leaders were faced with the complex challenge of balancing the health and wellbeing of employees with company survival. But throughout these challenges, a deeper understanding of employee wellbeing was gained, and initiatives were developed to not only support teams in crisis but for the long term.

In this special event, Drop Bio CEO Phil Hayes St Clair is joined by Officeworks Managing Director Sarah Hunter and Alex Staley, Officeworks’ General Manager People to discuss both the familiar challenges and unique solutions of leading a company through times of uncertainty and the silver lining a pandemic-induced pivot produced.

With shared experiences that range from relatable to unique, this intimate conversation between inspiring leaders will be valuable for team members at every level wanting to nurture themselves and those around them. Secure your spot at this exclusive event today.

Key Points Covered

  • Balancing employees wellbeing with company survival through pandemics & crisis
  • The importance of employee wellbeing
  • Support Initiatives
  • Challenges and solutions uncovered through uncertain times
  • The overall importance of personal wellbeing


Sarah Hunter

Sarah is the Managing Director, Officeworks in January 2019. Prior to this, Sarah worked across many areas of the Coles Group, most recently as Demerger Program Director, overseeing Coles’ implementation of the proposed demerger from Wesfarmers.

Sarah holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Bond University, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Masters of Commerce from the University of NSW and  is a member of Chief Executive Women, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Phil Hayes-St Clair

Phil Hayes-St Clair is an entrepreneur determined to change the way humans engage with their health and wellbeing. Phil is Co-Founder and CEO at Drop Bio Health. Under his leadership, Drop Bio Health has built a world-class multi-disciplinary team, clinical product development partnerships and a product platform that is fuelling entry and growth into the health, mental health and wellness markets.

Alex Staley

Alex joined Officeworks in 2012 and is currently the General Manager People. Alex is highly experienced in retail and consumer goods, with over 20 years in the industry as a specialist in global sourcing, merchandise, marketing, and CSR. Alex is passionate about driving successful business outcomes through people.

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