Fiona Anson

Fiona Anson

Advisor, The Jobs Agenda

Advisory Board Member - UTS Advanced MBA

Fiona consults to Education, Industry, Government and Communities to assist them understand the evolving world of work and how to best get, and keep, people in jobs.

Spearheading the annual national initiative, The Jobs Agenda, a national discussion on work, Fiona is a thought leader, speaker and influencer, leading the conversation around jobs, education and the future of work.

Fiona is on the Advisory Board of the University of Technology, Sydney’s (UTS) Advanced MBA program and is a former national board member of the AIIA, Australia’s peak representative body and advocacy group for those in the digital ecosystem.

She is a mentor at UTS's startups programme and an industry partner for their Bachelor of Technology and Innovation degree. Fiona also mentors at Remarkables, an accelerator for products, services and technology for the Disability sector, and for the Tech Ready Women program. She has also been a mentor and judge at TiE Women’s Create-a-thon, as well as a teacher of commercialising business ideas and creating partnerships at General Assembly.

Fiona is an award-winning businesswoman winning Sydney Businesswomen of the Year, the American Express Award for the fastest growing business in Australia and has been a NSW state finalist for the Telstra Businesswomen of the Year.

She has been the go-to Business Expert for the Daily Telegraph and Channel 9 and is regularly featured in the media, most recently on SkyNews and in The Australian talking about the growing skills gap in Australia. She is passionate about entrepreneurship, supporting youth, inclusion and diversity, millennials, education, women in business and social responsibility.

Fiona joins the panel discussion:

“The Future of Work”