South West Leaders Inspires Leading Companies


Western Australian Leaders assists the states leading private companies achieve sustainable growth, manage succession planning and evaluate entry and exit strategies for their business. The following four key initiatives operate for the benefit of these organisations:

  • Executive Series: Each year Western Australian Leaders selects up to 25 private companies to become Executive Members. Each selected Executive Member undertakes a 12 month Executive Series where they receive the knowledge, mentoring and resources required to become the next generation of leading companies. Western Australian Leaders assists these companies achieve sustainable growth, manage succession planning and access debt and equity capital for future growth opportunities.

  • Alumni Series: upon graduation from the Executive Series, Alumni Members continue to engage with Western Australian Leaders to access the broader network and a variety of professional development opportunities. Alumni Members benefit from ongoing access to the knowledge, networks and capital required to achieve their growth objectives.

  • Founders Series: The Western Australian Founders initiative has been established to enable a select number of Founders/Owners from within the Western Australian Leaders Alumni Membership base to come together bi-monthly to discuss the key issues critical to the growth and success of their business.

  • Regional Series: Western Australian Leaders provides Regional Members with direct access to their own private network of the State’s leading decision makers. Regional Members undertake a structured, online professional development and networking program with industry and government to fast track their company’s growth.
  • Future Leaders Series: Each year Western Leaders selects up to 16 leading company founders to become Future Leaders Members. Each selected Member participates in the Future Leaders Series, providing the insights and skills to ensure the foundations of their business are sound while developing the strategies and resources required to progress their opportunity.

  • Sports Transition Series: Western Australian Leaders supports up to 12 athletes, coaches and sports industry professionals to become Sports Transition Members. This Series draws upon the support, knowledge and networks of the Executive Series and Future Leaders Series, delivered in a format that meets the flexible requirements of athletes as they transition into business.

Key Initiatives

Success in business requires knowledge, experience and vision.

The Executive Leaders Series has been designed to bring fresh expertise, industry knowledge and valued connections. The Series enables leading companies to not only face a broad range of challenges and opportunities, but to excel in achieving personal, professional and business growth.

Best suited to dynamic business leaders seeking efficient access to growth, trade and investment opportunities, the Executive Leaders Series is for those companies looking to grow, innovate or sell.

Each year up to fifteen (15) leading growth companies are selected to become Members.

With a focus on skilling up the founder and senior executives of the company, these Members formally participate in the Executive Series for 12 months, hosted in Bunbury. This is followed by a further 2 years involvement as an Alumni Member.

Executive Leaders is focused on innovation and collaboration for companies to take a journey of knowledge, connections and outcomes.

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South West Leaders selects leading growth companies to become Members. Up to 15 Executive Leaders are selected each year.

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Industry Partners

The South West Leaders Industry Partners represent some of Australia's leading companies. Industry Partners provide extensive leadership, experience and inspiration to our Members and the broader network.

Industry Experts

The South West Leaders Industry Experts represent Western Australian's top industry professionals from a broad range of disciplines. These Industry Experts provide valuable education, mentoring and networking opportunities for our Members in a trusted and safe environment.

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