Yasmin King<br/><span class='designation'>Chief Executive Officer of SkillsIQ Australia </span>

Yasmin King
Chief Executive Officer of SkillsIQ Australia

Keeping the Vocation in Vocational Education in an Online World

With Training providers increasingly moving to online delivery, accelerated as a result of the Pandemic it has become more critical than ever to ensure that the value of the vocational elements of VET is maintained and built upon. Industry relationships and connection are more critical than ever.


Speaker Biography

Yasmin is CEO of SkillsIQ, a Skills Service Organisation which develops national vocational standards on behalf of 19 ‘people-facing’ Industry Reference Committees which together represent the skills needs of around 50% of the Australian workforce, predominantly within the Health and Community Services sectors. She has undertaken international consulting work for the governments of Peru, Vietnam and Thailand, and for the APEC Human Resources Committee.

An experienced negotiator and mediator, she is adjunct to the Australian Graduate School of Management, lecturing in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. Previous roles include having been the inaugural NSW Small Business Commissioner and the Associate Commissioner for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) with responsibility for small business.

Yasmin is currently on the Boards of Micro-X, an innovative publicly listed company pioneering revolutionary medical imaging products and the Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association (AHHA) and serves as the Chair of both entities Audit and Risk Committes. She is also a member of Macquarie University’s Global MBA Advisory Council and Centre for Workforce Futures Industry Advisory Committee.

Yasmin holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and an Honours degree in Economics. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD) and a Fellow of CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountant).