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Ilana Atlas

Ilana Atlas is a non-executive director of ANZ Banking Group Limited, Coca-Cola Amatil Limited, Westfield Corporation Limited and Treasury Corporation of New South Wales. She is Chairman of The Bell Shakespeare Company and on the boards of the Human Rights Law Centre and Jawun Pty Limited. She is also a Fellow of the Senate of Sydney University.

Her last executive role was Group Executive, People, at Westpac, where she was responsible for human resources, corporate affairs and sustainability. Prior to that role, she was Group Secretary and General Counsel. Before her 10 year career at Westpac, Ilana was a partner in law firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now known as King & Wood Mallesons). In addition to her practice in corporate law, she held a number of management roles in the firm including Executive Partner, People and Information, and Managing Partner.

Amanda Bodger

Amanda Bodger commenced her legal career, in 1987, with Mallesons Stephen Jaques.  In 1996 she became a Partner at that firm, practising in the Competition Law team.  Whilst a Partner, she was also, at various times, Centre Staff Partner, responsible for staff issues in the Melbourne centre, working closely with HR, Client Relationship Partner for Key clients, Practice Team Leader for the Competition team, Admissions Partner and Graduate Recruitment Partner.

Amanda retired from the Partnership in 2014 to take up the newly created role as Head of People and Operations – for Legal, at Telstra Corporation Ltd.  In this role, Amanda worked closely with the Telstra Group General Counsel, and led an Operations team dedicated to and responsible for driving change, efficiencies, and the legal technology strategy for the internal Telstra Legal team.

In September 2018, Amanda started a consultancy with King and Wood Mallesons.  Amanda will work closely with the Partners at KWM to help strengthen client relationships and for those that are interested, is available to discuss and help clients drive necessary changes, improve efficiencies and productivity, re-structure and refresh the in-house legal team and start the innovation and technology journey.

Renae Lattey

Renae Lattey is the Managing Partner, Clients and Mergers & Acquisitions, for King & Wood Mallesons Australia. As Managing Partner, Clients, Renae is responsible for the development and implementation of the firm's client strategy, focusing on transforming the client experience.]

Renae is also the firm's TMET sector leader and continues to provide advice on a wide range of regulatory and commercial issues, telecommunications law and major transactions.

Renae has established a strong international profile having acted for major telecommunications clients throughout the Asia Pacific, particularly on projects in Singapore, Malaysia and New Zealand as well as in UK and Europe. Her work has included advice to regional governments on World Bank telecommunications projects in developing countries and advising international communications providers on the Australian regulatory environment.

Closer to home, Renae was involved in leading the KWM team advising Telstra on its national broadband network negotiations with nbn and the Australian government, T3, on mobile network rollouts, spectrum licensing arrangements and renewals, roaming arrangements, inter-operator arrangements, cable capacity arrangements and large supply contracts.

Will Irving

Will is currently enjoying his first "Gap Year" having left Telstra in late 2018 after a 21 year career there.

Between 2011 and 2018 he held a range of commercial roles heading three business units: Telstra InfraCo; Telstra Wholesale; and Telstra Business (Small and Medium Business) - each with revenues between $2.5 and $5 billion. 

From 1997 to 2011 Will had a variety of legal roles at Telstra and was Telstra's Group General Counsel from 2005 to 2011.   Will started his career at Mallesons as an Articled Clerk in 1994 and left Mallesons to go to Telstra in 1997 for what he thought would likely be a 2 year assignment!

He is a former Australian Corporate Lawyer of the Year (2006) and has served on Telstra joint venture and NFP Boards. He currently the Chair of the Telstra Foundation board and is a member of the Advisory Council of the Melbourne University Law School.

Will has degrees in Commerce and in Law (Hons) from the University of Melbourne and says winning the Age corporate ski race for Mallesons in 1995 was the highlight of his very short sporting career! These days he runs, still skis a bit and has most of his "free" time spent with his family - 4 pre-teen and teenage children who keep both him and his wife very busy.

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