—Chief Information Officer, AGL
We are deeply humbled to receive the inaugural IDEA Award for outstanding contribution to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access by the global Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC).
Chief executives took a sizeable pay cut this year amid the coronavirus pandemic which has slashed the pay of their workforces, with leading bosses such as Macquarie's Shemara Wikramanayake, Transurban's Scott Charlton and Qantas' Alan Joyce among those to take the biggest hit.
Lyma Nguyen was the overall winner and professions sector winner of the 2020 40 Under 40: Most Influential Asian-Australian Awards.
While laboratories still endeavour to create a vaccine to eradicate COVID-19, the annual Asian-Australian Leadership Summit (AALS) actively addressed the most stigmatising repercussion of the pandemic: racism.