True impact radiates beyond one or two people. It’s felt by strangers, businesses and the next generation. That’s the kind of impact the Leaders Institute empowers.
A not-for-profit association, for over 20 years we have been developing leaders by encouraging self-awareness and providing opportunities to understand the big picture and different perspectives.
Through our leadership development programs we help to create a powerful sense of connection between individuals, their organisations and the wider community. This develops leaders with an outward focus and strong collaboration skills, who understand that their greatest value is the impact they can have on the world around them.
We deliver programs that build adaptive leadership capacity; the practise of mobilising people to tackle tough challenges and thrive.
Adaptive leaders have strategic foresight, thrive in complexity and can integrate multiple perspectives and systems to lead change successfully.
Our lively and experiential programs are designed to engage diverse learning styles and personalities.
Our vision is that South Australia is led by dynamic and holistic leaders in all sectors who work together to advance the State so it is a sustainable, enviable and vibrant place to live, work and do business.
Our purpose is to provide unique and unforgettable development experiences for our State's established and emerging leaders and lifelong support for them, so that SA thrives.
We provide opportunities to create social impact and help South Australia thrive.
All GLF Program can contribute to their communities by participating in Governor’s Think Tanks, where graduates work together to help address complex issues.
Our graduates often drive extraordinary social impact as a result of their program involvement. Some of these are recognised through our celebrated Dennis Mutton Award.
His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia is Patron of the Leaders Institute.
Rear Admiral the Honourable Kevin Scarce AC CSC RAN (retired), is a former Governor of South Australia, and Vice Patron of the Leaders Institute.
In addition to her role as Chair of the Leaders Institute of South Australia, Alexandrea is Chair of SATAC (SA... read more
Gino joined the Leaders Institute Board in February 2017, where he is the Treasurer. Since April 2018, he has been... read more
Jane has been the CEO of the Helpmann Academy since 2015, an organisation that supports and empowers South Australia’s most... read more
Michelle is an experienced professional with a career span of over 30 years in the metals, white goods and energy... read more
Myron is the Founder and Chairman of boutique advisory company, Lewman Pty Ltd. An experienced CEO of multinational companies, Myron... read more
Naomi has over 20 years’ experience working in public policy, policy and program development and innovation, and research. She is... read more
Peter is an experienced senior executive with experience in the information technology industry within the university sector. He has served... read more
Scott has more than 20 years’ experience in leadership roles in retail and the NFP sector. During his time at... read more
Cathie has held executive roles in a variety of industries, including child protection, rural and emergency services, and education. Starting... read more
As a former nurse in the UK, Gill has always been driven to care for others. Following nursing, she has... read more
Gaye is an experienced finance professional who has worked across not-for-profit, government and private enterprise. She has been with the... read more
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