Our highly experienced staff combine extensive relevant professional experience with proven skills in a wide range of sectors.

They are known and respected for their dedication to leadership development in Tasmania and helping our State be the best it can be.

We’re hiring!

Are you an organised professional with excellent organisation skills and attention to detail? Join the Tasmanian Leaders team as our Executive Officer, supporting our CEO and broader team. As the central point of contact for the CEO you’ll facilitate seamless communication and support strategic initiatives. You will manage administrative, financial, and governance tasks to ensure smooth operations of the organisation.

If you are passionate about making a significant impact in Tasmania, check out the Position Description in our Resources section and apply now via SEEK: Executive Officer

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Claire Beale

Marketing and Membership Coordinator

Claire is a creative storyteller who makes stuff happen. In her role as Marketing and Membership Coordinator, she's focused on elevating the profile of Tasmanian Leaders, building connections with new and established audiences and nurturing relationships with our members. Claire has held a number of high-profile leadership roles over many years encompassing strategic and creative leadership in the creative design and education industry. Constantly curious, she delights in sharing the inspiring and diverse stories of Tasmania's emerging leaders.

Katy Cooper

Director Leadership in Action

Katy is both a futurist and a ‘now’ist, and Tasmanian Leaders' inaugural Leadership in Action Director. Katy is a visionary leader, blending futurism with a hands-on approach in her business DisruptiveCo Pty Ltd. Working with her clients to build stories of their organisations potential futures, she focuses on crafting and implementing strategic plans and support systems that shape their future now. An evangelical Tasmanian, Katy has worked across industry at home to develop a collection of the potential future stories for our state. She is passionate about helping shape the way we step up to future challenges and collaborate to meet the opportunities of a future where we all thrive.

Karen Davis

Administrative Assistant

Karen has a strong customer service background with a real passion for people. With seventeen years experience in various Government departments, she took a leap of faith and moved into the wine industry in 2017. Managing cellar door operations for businesses in both Langhorne Creek, SA and the Tamar Valley, TAS. Karen is enthusiastic, adaptable and takes a hands-on approach to her work. In her spare time she loves to explore Tasmania and all its wonders with her family.

Angela Driver


Angela has been employed with Tasmanian Leaders since 2011, becoming the CEO in 2021. During this tenure she completed the Art and Practice of Adaptive Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School of Executive Education in Boston and successfully completed a Brain Based Coaching certificate with the Neuro Leadership Institute. Prior to that she enjoyed a successful career in arts; establishing the Junction Arts Festival after completing a Churchill Fellowship into performance events for social change. 0417 379 703

Andrew Frost

Andrew Frost GAICD GTLP joined the Tasmanian Leaders team in May 2024 on a short-term consultancy contract. He will lend his considerable expertise to key areas of policy, governance and operations, until we recruit for a new business manager.

Ros Young

Program Coordinator

Ros has a diverse career background in the tourism industry. She has held various roles including expedition guide, event coordinator, marketer and guest experience management. Her passion for Tasmanian communities and Tasmania has grown over the 20 years she has lived here. When not in the office Ros is most likely hanging out with her dogs or out for a bushwalk.