Leadership strategies to protect workers from life-changing health risks at work

CEO workshop on leadership of health

This complimentary workshop will be led by Professor Drew Dawson, a world-leading expert on fatigue, who has helped organisations around the world manage this risk. It will build on themes Prof Dawson will explore at the Forum’s CEO Summit on May 30th. 

The workshop will explore leadership strategies CEOs can use to build awareness and understanding of health risks within their businesses. It will look at the leader’s role in controlling these risks, and monitoring that these controls are working effectively. 

This workshop is only open to Forum CEOs and Managing Directors who have completed our Executive Leadership Programme. Numbers are limited to ensure this small group event will be a highly valuable experience for attendees. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

 About Professor Drew Dawson

Professor Drew Dawson is internationally recognised for his contributions to the scientific community and to industry in the areas of sleep and fatigue research, organisational psychology and human behaviour, industrial relations negotiations, and the human implications of hours of work.

Professor Dawson has worked extensively with the aviation, manufacturing, retail, entertainment, transportation and mining sectors. He has instigated fatigue management programmes, developed shift work and fatigue policy, undertaken pre-employment assessments, and facilitated shift work education sessions.

As director of the internationally recognised Appleton Institute in Adelaide, part of Central Queensland University, he oversees basic and applied research into the effects of shift work and sleep loss on the health and well-being of employees.



  • SkyCity Convention Centre, Marlborough Room 1, 88 Federal St AUCKLAND

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