Julie Sloan OAM FAHRI
Chief Executive Officer

Julie is the Chief Executive of Workforce Planning Global and a recognised international expert in workforce planning. Earlier in her career, Julie worked in the Australian Government sector. She also worked at the United Nations, Centre for Social Development and Humanitarian Affairs and at the International Atomic Energy Agency both in Vienna, Austria. In 2018, she was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to business, workforce planning and management. In 2017, she received the Standards Australia Meritorious Contribution Award - International for exceptional achievements of experts in the area of international standardization. She is a Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute (FAHRI). Julie is the author of two books on workforce planning 'An Introduction to Workforce Planning – are you ready for crunch time (2008) and 'The Workforce Planning Imperative' (2010), and contributor to ‘Human Capital Management Standards – A Complete Guide’ Chapter 3: Workforce Planning (Wong, Anderson, Bond UK 2019). She was recognised in the 2008 and 2015 South Australian Government Women's Honour Roll which pays tribute to South Australian women who have made significant impact on the community, women who are role models and leaders. She has provided advice and support with workforce planning in Europe, Canada, USA, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Bahrain, Malaysia, Fiji, Singapore, Ireland, England, Bhutan, China, Africa and Indonesia and throughout Australia. Julie was a member and active contributor to Standards Australia MB009 HRM committee for 12 years and to the ISO TC 260 Human Resource Management (HRM) Committee for 6 years.

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Quentin O'Grady FCPHR
Global Lead Analytics and Organisational Design

Quentin has 20 years’ experience in the Australian Government sector spanning both Commonwealth and state/jurisdictional perspectives. Of this, 17 years has been spent leading workforce planning and development initiatives and programs across the sectors including taxation/treasury, health, law enforcement and statistics. Quentin’s experience includes strategic workforce planning, operational workforce planning, workforce analytics, organisational, structural and job design, workforce planning solution development and management, remuneration management, and legislative reform. Quentin is the inventor and owner of the Workforce Optimisation Tool (WOT) which provides the platform for accessible, responsive, reliable and relevant workforce planning insights. In 2020 Quentin worked in Saudi Arabia as an advisor to NEOM $500B Giga Project Building City of the Future.

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