Creating a Successful Corporate Workplace Experience in the Natural Resources & Energy Sector | Tenant Talks
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Workplace experience is a holistic approach to creating the optimal environment for employees to do their work. It examines how space and technology can drive better business outcomes—from employee productivity and engagement to talent retention and lower real estate costs.

Hear how the mining, resources and energy sector’s top workplace, real estate, and HR professionals are planning to create successful corporate workplaces in the wake of the growth in hybrid working.

November 25th, 2021, 11:00 am AEDT


Free, RSVP Required

Featured Panelists

Paul Lulic

Manager Global Workplace | South32

A seasoned property portfolio, project and facilities manager with over 20 years’ experience across multiple disciplines, services and business sectors.

Established South32’s Corporate Offices globally in 2015 following the demerger from BHP and have led the remit since. Our approach to workplace design and services has continually evolved and we well positioned to adapt to changing arrangements as a result of the pandemic.

With realisation of flexible working our workplace environments have been reimagined whilst establishing the means to sustain ongoing. Currently we are well advanced in reshaping our portfolio applying these learnings.

Suzanne Westgate

Property Portfolio Manager | Transgrid

Suzanne is Property Portfolio Manager of Transgrid with over 16 years experience in the energy and utilities sectors, specialising in property, land & approvals, workplace accommodation, and real estate strategy.
A recognized expert in energy, planning, and environmental law, Suzanne has led teams of up to 40 people across a range of property-based disciplines, with responsibility for delivering land access & approvals and property strategies for gas, solar, wind, power station and transmission projects.

Paula Skidmore

Workplace Strategy & Transformation | Rio Tinto

Paula’s mission is to lead work that enables people, the planet and organizations to thrive.

From strategy to transformation, she is focused on creating workplaces where the human experience is one of belonging, wellness and purpose.

To set up for success, Paula believes it is essential to develop multi-disciplined teams including HR, Technology and CRE to partner and create a vision for the future that is truly sustainable.

Michael Hala

Associate Design | Axiom Workplaces

As Associate Design at Axiom, Michael brings 20 years of experience in design and team management, to his role at Axiom.

He actively consults and professionally mentors our talented group of designers to ensure clarity with regard to your project and connection amongst the wider team.

Michael has diversified experience with a variety of industry sectors and the coordination of multiple specialized consultants. His passion for design is evident every step of the journey through to completion of the project.

Panel Moderator

Tom Reid

Head of Policy & Public Affairs |  AMMA

Tom is a multi-disciplined communications, media and public policy professional with an array of experience across industry advocacy, campaigns and project and stakeholder management.

He is currently responsible for Australian Resources and Energy Group AMMA’s policy, external affairs and member communications activities.

This includes coordination of AMMA’s workplace relations policy and advocacy program, associated government and media relations strategies, and national communications and stakeholder management campaigns.

Event Partner


At Axiom, we understand the importance of creating a successful corporate workplace experience that promotes productivity and engagement.

Our team of expert consultants uses a fully-integrated, collaborative, and evidence-based approach to help businesses transform their office environments into productive, engaging, and future-focused spaces where people and businesses can thrive.

Our services include workplace strategy, interior design, project management, and post-project support to ensure that your commercial office space meets the needs of your business and your employees.

We are led by a team of thought leaders and expert consultants who are regularly invited to speak at events and share their insights on the Future of Work and new ways of working.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help your business succeed in the modern workplace.

Supported Charity


We are proud to support the essential work of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). Specifically, their innovative mental health services that address significant gaps in care for rural and remote Australians.


November 25, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT
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