Yvonne Bowyer

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After completing her MBA at University of Adelaide where she was awarded Top Female MBA Graduate, Yvonne based herself in Sydney for over a decade where she led the Australian & New Zealand operations for a number of multinational corporations, including Nutricia (now Danone), Wyeth and Pfizer. After decades focussing on her career, Yvonne made a very late decision to have children. The road to parenthood was a difficult and traumatic experience but resulted in two amazing children but no job to return to. Determined to forge a new beginning where work and family could be entwined, In 2018 Yvonne launched her start-up, "RemiPeople" to assist workplaces redesign the recruitment process without the harmful effects of unconscious bias. Yvonne is a passionate advocate for workplace diversity and inclusion. She regularly publishes, presents and consults to industry and business on ways to improve business effectiveness through workplace diversity and inclusion. Yvonne believes workplace flexibility is a critical enabler to attract diversity and drive inclusivity and belonging. But there's a supply and demand problem. Workers want flexibility but employers aren't delivering. It's time for a balance!