New Horizons

With some employees heading back to the office but others still working from home, it’s time to consider the future. Chris Alcock, Principal - Workplace Consulting, Six Ideas by Dexus will share insights from clients and customers from their recent market research. Chris will be joined by Nicholas Ellery, Partner at Corrs Chambers Westgarth who will discuss workplace safety and HR/employment considerations.

Join us for an interesting discussion about workplaces into the future.

Meet our speakers and panellists

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Chris Alcock

Principal - Workplace Consulting, Six Ideas by Dexus

Chris Alcock trained and worked as an architect culminating in his role as managing director of a national architectural practice before joining international workplace strategy consultants DEGW in 2004. Since then he has built up a diverse portfolio of project in the government, commercial, education and health care sectors across Australia, New Zealand and Asia, first at DEGW, then through his own business SpaceLogic which became Six ideas in 2017. In August 2019 the Australian Six Ideas business was acquired by Dexus and he now provides consulting services to both Dexus customers and Six Ideas clients. His advisory work in Perth has included projects for BHPBilliton, Woodside Energy and the University of Western Australia. His focus is on the use of space as a catalyst for organisational and cultural innovation, with an emphasis on stakeholder engagement and change management.

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Nicholas Ellery

Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Nick has been involved as a front line lawyer in many test cases and high profile industrial disputes. He works with clients on all aspects of labour relations strategy, litigation concerning employment, discrimination and industrial disputes, and health and safety issues.

He has been recognised by peers and clients as one of the leading strategists in his field, and recognised in publications such as Best Lawyers Peer Review, Asia-Pacific Legal 500, Doyles Guide and others. He is a board member at the Employment Law Centre of WA (a community legal centre) and a national committee member at the Australian Labour Law Association.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Committee For Perth acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.