Travels from: Victoria
A specialisist in Diversity & Inclusion for over 25 years.
Categories: Business Speakers, Diversity & Inclusion
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Troy Roderick is a sought-after spokesperson, panelist and keynote speaker, having addressed audiences at the United Nations (New York), business and government events such as CEDA, IORA and ACCI (Australia, Seychelles, Indonesia, Hong Kong), and various events for organisations such as Diversity Council Australia, Australian Human Rights Commission, University of Sydney Business School and Catalyst. Troy has specialised in Diversity & Inclusion for more than 25 years.
In his current role with the Male Champions of Change, Troy advises MCC program directors on key insights and trends in gender equality, shaping the agenda for bold initiatives to create more gender balance in business.
As Catalyst Australia’s Executive Ambassador, Troy provides leadership and support to Catalyst supporter companies in Australia committed to more inclusive cultures.
Most recently, Troy served for 10 years leading Telstra’s global Diversity & Inclusion function, with reach into customer, community and HR practice, which included groundbreaking initiatives on flexible working, inclusive leadership, gender equality, Indigenous employment, and workplace responses to domestic and family violence.
He is a member of a variety of organisations including the Australian Human Resources Institute Reference Panel on Inclusion and Diversity, global Expert Community of Catalyst’s Research Centre for Corporate Practice, Diversity Councils of the Australian Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet, and the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Steering Committee for the University of Sydney’s Women, Work and Leadership Research Group; and Expert Advisory Panel (Gender) of the NSW Council of Social Service.
Troy is also an active White Ribbon Ambassador as part of Australia’s campaign to end men’s violence against women.
In 2015 and 2016, Troy was recognised in the “Top 50 diversity professionals in industry” in the Global Diversity List, supported by “The Economist”.
Troy’s impactful work in Diversity and Inclusion has been recognised with the 2010 global Catalyst Award for Gender Diversity, 2011 Australian HR Award for Best Workplace Diversity Strategy, 2012 Australian HR Institute Awards for Gender Equity and HR Champion, WGEA citation as Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (2014-17), 2014 accreditation and 2017 re-accreditation as a White Ribbon Workplace for workplace responses to Domestic and Family Violence, 2015 Australian HR Institute Awards for Flexibility and Inclusive Workplace and the 2016 Australian Multicultural Marketing Award for segmented Indigenous employment brand, “A Place to Belong”.
Troy has also recieved recognition as a Silver tier employer for LGBT+ Inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (2012, 2015-17), the Community Business LGBT+ Inclusion Index for Hong Kong (2015, 2017) as well as the 2017 Asia Society Award for Distinguished Performance as Best Employer for LGBT+ Asian employees