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The Inner Chief

Sep 12, 2019

In this episode, we meet Liz Nicol, Co-Founder Safetyworks and Board Member on Leading Safety Change, 20 years of business ownership and how to get on a board.


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Liz is Co-owner and Director of SafetyWorks Group, one of Australia’s foremost providers of safety culture change solutions for performance improvement.


She is a non-executive Director of Uniting and committee member of Hunter Region Committee of the AICD.


Liz is an experienced executive and non-executive director, who is determined to improve the lives of others, particularly in the area of safety and wellbeing, and those who are vulnerable in our community.


She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, previous Chair of Leapfrog Ability, and Board member of St Philips Christian Education Foundation.


In this episode we talk about: 

  • How she got into the industry and the experience she has gained in 20 years of business ownership; 
  • Leading Safety Change, developing a chronic sense of unease and where leaders get it wrong;
  • Why metrics are not useful if they don’t drive the behaviours that align to your business strategy and vision; and 
  • How to get on a board and how to make the most of non-executive positions.


Connecting with Liz Nicol

You can reach Liz on LinkedIn and via email.


Books and resources mentioned in the episode