Join us as for an exclusive panel discussion exploring Global Leadership.
In a signature leadership event, the Institute of Managers and Leaders is proud to host:
- Her Excellency Ms Unni Kløvstad, Ambassador of Norway to Australia
- His Excellency Vice Admiral (Ret’d) Paul Maddison CMM, MSM, High Commissioner of Canada in Australia
- Her Excellency Mrs Menna Rawlings CMG, British High Commissioner
The IML Outstanding Leaders Series is designed to showcase pre-eminent leaders, sharing key learnings that have defined their career success.
You do not want to miss this exclusive event!
Unni Kløvstad is a career diplomat who has served in the Norwegian Foreign Service for over two decades. She has extensive multilateral experience serving at Norwegian Missions to the UN, NATO and EU.
Most recently, she held the position as Director, Head of Section for Security Policy and North America at the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where she was responsible for NATO cooperation, UN peacekeeping, bilateral relations to the USA and Canada, as well as security sector reform and global security challenges.
She had previously held the position of Second Secretary to the Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN in New York, as well as First Secretary to the Norwegian Mission to NATO in Brussels.
Paul Maddison also has concurrent accreditation as High Commissioner to Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. He also holds concurrent accreditation as Ambassador to the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, and Palau. He began his current assignment upon arrival in Canberra in August 2015.
Mr. Maddison served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 37 years, culminating in his appointment as Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, from which he retired in 2013.
Menna joined the FCO in 1989 and has served in a wide range of Diplomatic Service roles. She was mostly recently a member of the Foreign and Commonwealth Management Board as HR Director. This followed postings to Washington DC, Ghana, Israel, Kenya and Brussels. In London, she has served as Private Secretary to the Permanent Under Secretary as well as in Press Office and the Africa and EU Directorates.