Lynda Dugdale

Lynda Dugdale

Lynda started her career as a cadet at the Herald Sun newspaper in Melbourne before joining the Canadian Press in Toronto and working at London’s Dow Jones Newswires and Reuters, helping launch its first website in Europe. Returning to Australia in 2002, she worked at the Australian Financial Review and Agence France-Presse before moving to The Bulletin magazine. A former deputy editor of INTHEBLACK, she enjoyed shaping the leadership message at the heart of the magazine.

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Michael Clarke ruffled a few feathers during his distinguished cricket career, but he always been his own man

Behind cricket captain Michael Clarke's 21st-century ways


Professor Fiona Wood. Photographer: Richard Hatherly

Fiona Wood's career-long quest to find a better way to treat burns victims


Alexander Downer. Photographer: Michael Robert Williams.

Alexander Downer: politician, diplomat and petrol head


Paralympic Athlete of the Year Dylan Alcott

Paralympic athlete Dylan Alcott puts everything on the line


"Women are 51 per cent of the population and they're mute," says the woman who has always voiced her views. Photographer: Sean Curtin

Germaine Greer: Not about to change


A business based on classical music? Notes Andre Rieu: "Strauss did it."

How André Rieu made classical music a multimillion dollar business


Chief commissioner Graham Ashton is sharpening his focus on how Victoria Police looks after people. Photographer: Jarrod Barnes.

Graham Ashton: Terrorism, Bali and individual freedom


David Morrison says his Australian of the Year honour gives him a wonderful opportunity to share his views on a number of issues. Photographer: Jarrod Barnes.

David Morrison: From army chief to Australian of the Year


AUSTRAC boss Paul Jevtovic is taking on the masterminds behind organised crime in Australia

Crime fighter Paul Jevtovic follows the money at AUSTRAC


From the beginning of his career, Charlie Teo says he has stood up for what he believes in, even if that proves to be unpopular. Photos: Quentin Jones

PROFILE: Why brain cancer is no match for neurosurgeon Charlie Teo


Professor Gillian Triggs is standing tall after a very public and personal attack over the past year

Courage under fire: Gillian Triggs' fight for people's rights


Australia's three leading financial regulators, from left: Jevtovic, Medcraft and Byres with CPA Australia chief executive Alex Malley

The big banking fix Australia's regulators want


CFO John Lo FCPA has helped steer Tencent through a period of rapid growth

How Tencent's John Lo is changing the world through digital technology


Bill Shorten says the first lesson he learnt was the value of standing up for his views

The people Labor Party leader Bill Shorten admires and why


'You can't lead effectively if no-one gives you the kind of advice you don't want to hear.' Laurie Oakes

Laurie Oakes reflects on 50 years of Australian political journalism


CFO John Lo has helped steer Tencent through a period of rapid growth. The company's founder, Ma Huateng, recently surpassed Alibaba's Jack Ma as China's richest man, according to Forbes' Billionaires list 2017.

How Tencent's John Lo is changing the world through digital technology


Kerrie Mather has the task of balancing a diverse range of customers, businesses and stakeholders

The woman future-proofing Sydney Airport


Rio Tinto's Andrew Harding

Why iron ore prices don't worry Rio Tinto


Model for the modern entrepreneur

Video game pioneer Nolan Bushnell focuses on education


Faure is the clear thinker who launched Yahoo in Australia, ran ninemsn, and now invests in and advises young growth companies

Tony Faure: Why the key to digital success is actually the people


Suzanne Young credits a childhood playing a variety of sports with her brothers for training her to stand her ground in a "blokey enviroment"

The NRL's former COO, Suzanne Young, knew about boys' clubs and broken noses


Dr Paul Brock AM at his office in Sydney

Paul Brock's passion for education proves essential in battling motor neurone disease


Bassat at SEEK's Melbourne office. The business now operates across four continents.

How SEEK is working to get you a better job and a better life


'You have to be willing to embrace change. For most people, fear of change is greater than fear of failure.' Craig Tiley, Tennis Australia

Game on! Craig Tiley sets a new baseline for Tennis Australia.


'The CEO matters, yes, but the whole story is the top 20 or 40 people in the institution,' says Davis. | Photo: Damien Pleming

Glyn Davis sits at the intersection of education and public policy


I now have no fear of getting sacked | Photo: Damian Bennett

Helen McCabe reinvents a magazine


Ian Harper is the economist the Australian Government has asked to plot the way forward in competition policy. It’s the ideal calling for a man whose world view has its roots in the commonsense shopkeeping of his parents, tempered with a deeply held Christian sense of fair play and decency.

Career economist Ian Harper plots a way forward


A familiar face on television, Curtis Stone remains a hands-on chef.

Curtis Stone's kitchen sync


Penny Egan made the most of a late start.

Penny Egan FCPA aims well beyond her comfort zone


Richard Fisher's family went from homeless to Harvard in one generation | Photo: Janyon

Texas hold 'em