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Virtual Regional QLD Company Secretaries Discussion Group

1 August 2024 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Member $0
Non-Member $35
Subscriber $25

Beyond Automation: Elevating Company Secretarial Roles and Revolutionizing Meeting Minutes through AI Advancements

  • Moving beyond routine tasks and unlocking the strategic potential of the company secretary
    • How will AI streamline routine tasks of a CoSec – ie.
    • Potential for AI to process data to provide the CoSec with valuable insights for decision-making
    • Will this shift allow CoSecs to play a more proactive and strategic role in organisational governance and decision-making

  • Revolutionise the process of creating and managing meeting minutes
    • Potential for Large Language Models to revolutionise the process of certain and managing meeting minutes
    • Real time analysis of meeting discussions to identify key points, action items and decisions
    • Streamlined action item tracking

Bring your thoughts to the table. Join your Company Secretary peers for an informal roundtable exchange of ideas and practical advice. This is your unique opportunity to discuss current trends and issues in your role and an excellent opportunity to build your Company Secretary network.


Katie Simpson FGIA FCG, General Manager - Advisory, Directors Australia

As General Manager - Advisory at Directors Australia, Katie advises clients across a range of sectors to enhance board and organisational performance through strategy, coupled with best fit governance systems and practices. Katie also leads Directors Australia’s CoSec HubTM  service offering.

Katie has extensive experience leading legal, governance, risk and assurance teams, providing boards and C-Suite with pragmatic legal and governance advice and delivering governance transformation projects and regulatory reform programs.

A qualified lawyer and company secretary, Katie has held senior management roles across banking, insurance, funds management, superannuation and aviation. In these roles, Katie has supported the development and execution of corporate strategy in profit-for-member, semi-government and for-profit entities.

Katie holds a Bachelor of Laws, Graduate Diploma (Applied Corporate Governance) and is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and Chartered Governance Institute.

Katie’s LinkedIn profile is available at

Anthony Zgrajewski FGIA, Senior Corporate Risk and Governance Officer, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute 

Anthony is a skilled governance, risk and compliance professional, with over 20 years’ experience in local government and the tertiary education and research sectors.  He is an experienced Company Secretary and is a fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and a professional member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Anthony is currently the Corporate Risk and Governance Officer at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, focusing on improving the risk and compliance frameworks.  He has previously held the roles of Manager Enterprise Governance and Associate Director, Governance and Compliance at the University of Queensland.

Learning outcomes

Explore company secretarial practices across a variety of organisations and hear from some of Australia’s leading company secretaries.

Who should attend?

We welcome anyone with company secretarial responsibilities from all sectors and industries, especially those in:

  • financial services
  • local and state government
  • not-for-profit organisations and associations
  • health and aged care organisations
  • schools.

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