Emma Churchill

Emma is a dynamic, experienced and respected executive leader with a highly regarded ability to develop, drive and support business outcomes. Emma has considerable experience as the state leader of member based, professional associations, providing her with an extensive background in working with individuals and organisations to maximise their investment in customised and open enrolment executive education programs. In her prior roles Emma managed a diverse portfolio of program delivery for government, corporate and not-for-profit clients throughout Queensland and New South Wales. Within the Graduate School of Business and QUTeX, Emma manages Government partnerships throughout Queensland in relation to leadership development; taking the time to understand the organisation’s workforce capability and provide solutions accordingly. Prior to joining QUT, Emma held the position of State Director at Governance Institute of Australia; with a focus on management of Governance Institute activities in Queensland to ensure that the strategic direction were executed and that superior quality services were provided to members, students and customers. Before that Emma was the State Executive Officer for the Financial Planning Association where she managed and administered the service delivery and business of the Financial Planning Association in Queensland and Northern New South Wales.
Members of the WDRC team in a workshop.

Inspiring leaders to be visionaries

Western Downs Regional Council (WDRC) recognised that they needed some help to tackle future-orientated problems. They were looking to upskill their staff in a rapid way, to think more innovatively, and to commence developing a coaching culture for leadership. But where do you start?

Leader Connect Program Builds Connections

QUT is delighted to provide placement opportunities across the University for the Queensland Government, Leader Connect program. Leader Connect brokers experiences outside government to enable leaders to equip themselves with the agility and breadth of skills needed to best meet the needs of the people of Queensland. [vimeo…

2019 PSMP Diversity Scholarship Winners

The Public Sector Management Program (PSMP) is designed in collaboration with the governments of Australia to meet the needs of the contemporary public sector. The Australian Public Service Commission has appointed QUT to deliver the Public Sector Management Program nationally. The program continues to make a significant impact…