Angela Driver – General Manager

Angela was appointed the General Manager of Tasmanian Leaders in 2011, having completed their signature program in 2009. In 2017 she undertook the Harvard Kennedy School’s Art and Practice of Adaptive Leadership with Ron Heifetz. In 2016 she successfully completed a Brain Based Coaching certificate with the Neuro Leadership Institute and in 2013 was accredited in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Prior to working in leadership development, and helping people reach their potential, Angela forged a successful career in arts as an administrator, event manager, theatre director and community cultural developer. Her career highlight in the arts was establishing the Junction Arts Festival after completing a Churchill Fellowship researching performance event for social change in 2007. In 2011 she was awarded the Northern Young Professional of the Year, through the Launceston Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards.

Jenn Heggarty – Communications Officer

Jenn Heggarty Jenn joins the Tasmanian Leaders team with a vast background of employment experience. Jenn has worked extensively in advertising and promotional sales. She spent a number of years managing the quarterly Fairfax Tasmanian business publication Enterprise. Since working at Fairfax Jenn and her husband Todd Henderson (TLP9 graduate) started Cumulus Studio Architecture.Jenn is an active mother of two children who loves basketball, outdoor adventures and travelling the globe. On top of her Tasmanian Leaders commitments she is also the Manager of the Launceston Tornadoes women basketball team. This volunteer role allows Jenn to contribute to her local basketball community, work with an elite semi-professional club and travel around Australia with the team during the SEABL season. Jenn is excited to be part of the Tasmanian Leaders program as she has witnessed firsthand how important and worthwhile the program is.

 Frances Pratt –

  Frances currently works with Tasmanian Leaders Inc. providing project coordination and organisational support, in particular with Thinkbank 2018 and the new Industry Leadership Enterprise and Development program launching in July 2018. Frances is also the Founder & Photographer for Burnt Honey Portraiture, a small business enterprise and passion project, creating an empowering and authentic experience for woman to celebrate themselves in a fun, safe space.

Prior to these roles, Frances worked in the community sector most recently with Anglicare as the State Business and Development Manager with responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of complex projects throughout the recent operational restructure.

Before this Frances was employed at St Vincent de Paul Society (Tasmania) Inc. originally as the CFO and then as the state’s first CEO. The role included responsibility for the development, implementation and evaluation of the State Council goals, objectives, strategies, timeframes, budgets and priorities. Frances proactively communicated with the various operational units of the Society to ensure that all areas are working towards improving performance and procedures and maintain good governance practices and making recommendations in respect to efficiency and more effective work practices.  Frances represented the Society on various national committees and working groups within the sector.

Frances completed a UTAS bachelor degree in commerce and a postgraduate diploma qualification through the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.  Frances’ first years of employment were with Johnson Breward Chartered Accounting working with small to medium business as well as not for profit organisations with financial, taxation and audit requirements.