Lauren Ganley

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Lauren is the Head of Telstra’s First Nations Strategy & Engagement where she leads the strategy and ongoing governance of engagement with First Nations peoples and communities across Australia.

Lauren previously had a successful 30-year career with Telstra and during her five-year hiatus from the corporation she worked as the CEO of Desert Knowledge Australia in Alice Springs and the NT Director of PwC’s Indigenous Consulting in Darwin.

Lauren sits on several boards including Kakadu Tourism, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, Community First Development, AGENCY and Darwin Festival.  Lauren is a graduate and Fellow of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation, and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.