Sallyanne Atkinson - Guest Speaker and Former Lord Mayor of Brisbane


Sallyanne Atkinson is a business strategist and corporate advisor using her extensive experience in business, government, politics, management, arts and the community.

A non-executive company director since 1991, she is a former Lord Mayor of Brisbane and former Senior Trade Commissioner to Paris, Chair of Queensland Tourism and Special Representative for Queensland in South East Asia. She is currently an active  mentor to businesses large and small,and a practised guest speaker on a wide range of topics.


About Sallyanne Atkinson

Sallyanne Atkinson

Sallyanne Atkinson AO has currently several roles, including:

  • Chairman of the Museum of Brisbane
  • President of The Women's College at the University of Queensland
  • Chairman of Advisory Board Queensland Brain Institute, the Waltzing Matilda Centre at Winton, Atkinson Solutions
  • Patron of the University of the Third Age and the Friends of Newstead House
  • President of the Council of Women's College at the University of Queensland

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