Regional Economic Solutions Executive Director, Leann Wilson has been selected to join the official Australian Government delegation to the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) being held in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017.
Regional Economics Solutions (RES) Director, Leann Wilson has been selected as one of five members of the Queensland Government’s Reparations Review Panel set up to assess previously ineligible claims under the Government’s Stolen Wages Reparations Scheme.
For the third year, RES Executive Director Leann Wilson has co-hosted a delegation of business leaders and educators from across Australia for a five-day Indigenous cultural immersion trip to Lockhart River (Qld) alongside Bond University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor, Pathways and Partnerships, Catherine O’Sullivan.
RES Director, Leann Wilson has been appointed by the Queensland Premier, Anastasia Palaszcuk, as one of 13 members of the newly formed ‘Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Business and Innovation Group’ during the inaugural meeting of the group on the 30th November 2016 in Brisbane.
RES is proud to have received “Supply Nation - Certified” status in October 2016, in recognition being a majority Indigenous owned and managed business.
Supply Nation is the Australian leader in supplier diversity and to connects members of Australia's leading brands and government with Indigenous businesses across the country. Supply Nation's has a rigorous registration and certification processes to ensure members can be confident of the Indigenous ownership of the businesses they engage with.
In 2013, the International Council on Mining and Metals’ (ICMM) Council of CEOs approved the Indigenous Peoples and Mining Position Statement which articulates a progressive set of commitments that applies to all ICMM member companies.
RES General Manager Leann Wilson’s work in the Indigenous field is not limited to her role with RES, but connects deeply with the community via her various Board memberships with Arts-based and community-led organisations. Currently Leann lends her knowledge and expertise to the Board of two Australia-based organisations – the Aboriginal Centre for Performing Arts (ACPA) in Brisbane and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation.