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Lisa Cook Founder of Get on Board AustraliaHi! I'm Lisa, the founder of Get on Board Australia. After a career in the Sydney corporate sector, I moved to Adelaide and worked as a freelance marketing consultant. My marketing and business background led me to being approached by two organisations - a not-for-profit and a publicly listed organisation - to join their boards. The term "being thrown in the deep-end" finally started to make sense to me.

Even though I had completed business management studies, what it means to be a director and learning how to successfully navigate the boardroom weren't part of my curriculum. To make matters worse, the only options for director education and development programs were way too expensive, particularly for volunteer directors.

So, I decided to create something new, and specifically designed for people like me. Something for those future leaders who are at the start of their board careers and need some formal education and to learn some tips and tricks from experts and the experiences of others in the same situation. It also needed to be cost-effective.

Thus, Get on Board Australia was started; an organisation catering to the unique development and education needs of new and aspiring company directors. I invite you to read all about how you can kickstart your board career with Get on Board courses here.

You can contact me here, or feel free to follow me on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

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Lisa Cook was featured in AICD Company Director Magazine in Print and Online

Lisa writes about entrepreneurial thinking in the boardroom

Lisa has been featured in Collective Hub

Lisa Cook was featured in Legal Practice Intelligence talking about Boardroom Bootcamp

Lisa Cook was featured in VIW Magazine talking about Boardroom Bootcamp

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What is Get on Board?

Get on Board delivers education and development courses that are open to individuals from all professional backgrounds and all types of industries (public, private, NFP, sporting organisations and clubs, etc.). Get on Board focuses on aspiring directors – those people looking to join a board in the near future – and on new directors – those who are currently in their first to fifth year of sitting on a board. Everything that we do is geared towards developing the corporate governance skills, and the business, strategic and financial acumen of new and aspiring company directors.

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