Champions of Change National 2017 Group2021-01-29T17:26:01+11:00


The National 2017 Group was first convened in October 2017 and today includes 10 Members who lead more than 20,000 employees across 8 countries.

Member organisations represent some of the most male-dominated industries in Australia including: heavy automotive, manufacturing, gas and electricity services. With national and international reach, the Group’s goal is to improve the representation of women in leadership positions and in non-traditional roles within their organisations.

The National 2017 Group focuses on 3 priority areas: growing the talent pipeline, bold and inclusive leadership and everyday sexism.

Group Convenor

Ming Long AM

Non-Executive Director

Ming Long AM is Chair of AMP Capital Funds Management Limited, Deputy Chair of Diversity Council of Australia and Non-Executive Director of QBE Insurance (Auspac), Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA). Prior to becoming a Non-Executive Director, Ming held senior executive and leadership positions including CEO and CFO roles in listed and unlisted entities. She is also the first Asian woman to lead an ASX-100 or 200 listed entity in Australia. 


Champions of Change Coalition Impact Report 2020

Champions of Change Coalition release the 2020 Impact Report detailing action and impact on gender equality, advancing more and diverse women into leadership and building respectful and inclusive working environments for all employees.

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