Esther McVicar

Executive Senior Manager – Business Systems & Quality, Royal Australian Mint

Esther is a senior executive leader, motivated by driving change with business excellence as the focus to build dynamic capability, and create strategic alignment of organisational activities to enhance competitive advantage.

For over 15 years she has worked her way toward the c-suite to be able to influence organisations to rapidly transform in response to shifting forces in a VUCA world.

As an avid technology advocate, she believes the future is characterised by the interface between technology and people, creating the opportunity for enhanced safety for people at work, facilitating a paradigm shift in work from tasks to the design of how tasks can be completed.

With a track record in innovation driven by continuous improvement and a holistic systems focus to solve complex organisational challenges, transform organisations, and drive profitability, she has driven down operational costs equivalent to 1.5 % of revenue and initiated a program of work valued at ~$100M per annum in revenue over the next three years.

Today she continues to build dynamic capability through enterprise level program delivery, increasing EBIT through the development and execution of strategy to drive productivity.