Shannon Sedgwick is a socially responsible and experienced executive in a time where customers, investors, employees, and community stakeholders are increasingly holding companies and their leaders accountable for their commitment to both a purpose beyond profits and their ethical standards. Shannon is both customer and community-focused with a strong stance on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) values.
Shannon is a Non-Executive Director and Committee Chair on the boards of multiple organisations and has a passion for initiatives that tackle issues affecting disabled, indigenous, and rural communities.
Shannon specialises in breaking ground in new regions and building successful global businesses, through organic growth and acquisition, and delivering sustainable increased profitability, and ensuring the allocation of capital supports the strategic intent of the organisation. He provides future-focused leadership to government and enterprise executives and boards to maximise the benefits of implementing new technologies, align that implementation with their strategic intent, and future-proof their organisations against digital threats. After over a decade of working internationally consulting on technology, strategy, and governance, risk, and compliance, Shannon has the hybrid skills and experience to make an organisation profitable and resilient.
Shannon has landed coverage in print and broadcast outlets around the world, including the Today Show, Seven News, Sky News, ITV, KBPS, ABC, 60 Minutes, 2GB, and Sunday Night. His articles have been featured in the Australian Financial Review (AFR), The Australian, news.com.au, and university journals. Shannon has also developed Masters Degrees and other tertiary education in cybersecurity for leading universities and colleges in Australia.