Why great leaders choose 2020X

Great leaders know that to effectively navigate today's constantly shifting business landscape, characterised by increasing volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity they need to be able to learn and adopt new methods. The ability to embrace change and to engineer it, requires a new leadership style that is driven by constantly challenging the paradigms and finding new ways. They know they must take a bold approach to creativity, innovation and operational dexterity to elevate their organisation to greatness as the consequences of getting it wrong could be catastrophic. 2020X delivers the stumulus and support required to stay ahead of the game.

Being part of the 2020X Consortia Program helps you achieve results that significantly outperform your competitors by immersing you in new and insightful conversations that are designed to assist you solve your most pressing business challenges and achieve your ultimate ambitions. Unique to 2020X is our proprietary SAGE™ Leadership Framework which enables you to identify your key objectives that cannot be achieved in isolation, finesse your ability to lead, work on improving performance, make better decisions, more capably fulfil stakeholder expectations, and avoid costly mistakes and become more proficient in your role more quickly. We support the development of some of Australia’s most influential and extraordinary leaders and we place our emphasis on people, to develop trust, ask the right question to elicit the story, and hence open up minds to possibilities. A conversation that is focused purely on accelerating your ability to lead and influence and addressing the core competencies of Vision, Strategy, People and Execution and their integration to create your leadership legacy.

2020 Exchange specialises in delivering contemporary peer leadership programs designed specifically for the most discerning.  Our programs provide the stimulus, focus and clarity leaders need to adapt and transform and we support you to courageously battle external uncertainty with unwavering internal certainty. Read more



-Tom Davey-

“While it’s always tough to drag yourself away from the business to attend such an event… I find a bit of distance and perspective brings me back to the office with new insights that impact both future strategy and execution.  I’d recommend attending for this reason and the new, valuable connections that are created.”

– Tom Davey, CEO GoGet CarShare

and 2020 Exchange Consortium Member


-Stella Petrou Concha-

“I just wanted to drop you a note and commend you on a sensational session yesterday. Feedback from my group was very strong. I personally learnt a lot and will be writing a blog  on my learnings…  Our programs do so much more than just facilitate a conversation around leadership. It changes lives and positively shifts people into a positive zone in life.”

Stella Petrou Concha, Co-founder & CEO, REO Group

and 2020 Exchange Consortium Chair 


-Deborah Hutton-

“It was a great privilege to be included in today’s session and I found it thoroughly entertaining, enlightening, informative, frightening and obviously quite topical. Michael Pascoe was at his cheeky best and Graham Bradley’s thoughts and perceptions across all sectors of business was engaging. The calibre of guests invited was second to none and it was nice to make some new connections…”

– Deborah Hutton, Founder, Balance by Deborah Hutton

-K Boundy-

“I thoroughly enjoyed the quality of the panel and the content of the conversation. The 2020 Briefings are always a great way to stay fresh, relevant and agile.”

– Kenneth Boundy, Chair of Pulse Australasia, 

Former MD Tourism Australia, CEO Goodman Fielder Asia, NED Go Foundation, et al.

-D Mortimer-

“Thanks for including me in the session. I was extremely impressed by your panel who got through a mountain of work and in a constructive and businesslike manner. You had a good mix of members which was well chaired. Each member had a useful contribution to make and they left an image of professionalism. I look forward to the next 2020 Exchange Briefing. Well done!”

David Mortimer AOChair of Opera Australia,  

Director of Petsec Energy, MySale Group and the Australian Schoolboys Rugby Foundation,  

Former MD & CEO TNT Limited Worldwide, Chairman of Leighton Holdings, Australia Post,  

Sydney Airports, et al.  



-Julian Townley-

“From my perspective and from what I garnered from those around me it was a great success and personally I got huge value from the session… This type of format has real depth and value and is a unique opportunity for those that attend… Peter’s capability as a host both in presentation and subject matter experience was clearly evident and respected by the guest and elevated the premium nature of the event… Well done guys. Look forward to the next one.”

– Julian Townley, CEO & Founder, Red Engine

and 2020 Exchange Consortium Member


-Rod Bland-

“…thanks for having the courage to create 2020exchange and for the opportunities to meet and be inspired by others that is has created for me…I hope the organisation continues to grow from strength to strength and also continues to provide the same value to the rest of the members as it has to me this past year.”

– Rod Bland, CEO and Founder, RamCity.com.au 


-Andrew McEvoy-

“Thanks so much for including me in the breakfast this morning with David Murray. I found the interview and the morning insightful and worthwhile. It is great to hear from people with such great experience who can articulate things well. He is truly wise and the country could afford to listen to him even more than we already do.”

– Andrew McEvoy, Managing Director, Fairfax Media


-Joseph Rizk-

“Top session… well done to the 2020 team. The Across The Table event was brilliantly organised. I thoroughly enjoyed the interactions with the other CEO attendees and garnered fantastic insight and ideas from the event.”

– Joseph Rizk OAM, Managing Director and CEO, Arab Bank Australia

and 2020 Exchange Platinum Associate


-Joseph Murray-

“Enjoyed the session this morning. The conceptual framework and strategies around personal branding & the art of influencing was excitingly simple. I take away with me… “You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind” and that with positive discipline and focus everything is possible.”

– Joseph Murray, Managing Director, Trippas White Group

and 2020 Exchange Consortium Member


-Lisa Claes-

“I really enjoyed hearing Ted Pretty’s story… what an impressive executive! He both validated and challenged my thinking on a few things.”

– Lisa Claes, Executive Director, Customer Delivery, ING DIRECT


-Stephe Wilks-

“An event that was very well put together, with a great group of people, and what turned out to be an excellent conversation. I confess that I was ready to be somewhat cynical about the prospect of an open and forthright discussion, and was very pleasantly surprised.”

– Stephe Wilks, Chairman, Bulletproof Group Limited


-Daniel Davis-

“Last week’s meeting was seriously awesome – the best I’ve ever experienced anywhere. I believe it’s a true credit to our Chair’s involvement, and also our group becoming in tune with one another.”

– Daniel Davis, CEO, Gallop Solutions


-Steve Hui-

“It’s a pleasure to be part of my group.  I’ve felt I’ve grown in every aspect since I started and my Chair’s leadership in our group has contributed in a significant way.  I look forward to our next meeting as we ‘DO’ more of every-thing in every-way.”

– Steve Hui, CEO & Founder, iFLYflat

and 2020 Exchange Consortium Member 


-Cynthia Payne-

“I joined 2020 earlier this year and could not be happier. The combination of stimulating speakers and thoughtful focused content/discussion means I get a half day each month to reflect and boot up my focus to be the best CEO I can be. I highly recommend the process and the experience – especially for those who like me are leading through complex change that requires ‘A’ game every day.”

– Cynthia Payne, CEO, The Summit Group of Companies


-John Crothers-

“The meeting exceeded my expectations! The candid & honest nature of John O’Neill was both insightful & inspirational.”

– John Crothers, Regional Director, Abbott Diagnostics

and 2020 Exchange Platinum Associate


-Mark Rantall-

“With the amount of things I go to and organise I have become hard to impress. David, I am impressed. What an outstanding initiative today’s session was. Truly unique and one that exceeded my expectations. I had been looking forward to attending and the combination of interest factor together with a learning exercise was excellent and didn’t disappoint.”

– Mark Rantall, CEO, Financial Planning Association of Australia


21st century leaders need a new kind of stimulus.

We harness decades of experience, insight and wisdom and align you with the right people. Leadership development starts with being challenged by your peers in a safe trusted environment.

2020 Chairs comprise of world experienced CEOs who have achieved outstanding success in their own fields of endeavour. These extraordinary people guide and share through the art of questioning. They facilitate 'must-have' conversations which act as a catalyst for change in your day to day and long-term decision making.

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21st Century Leadership

To be extraordinary, today’s leaders need to develop a stronger sense of self awareness and a deeper understanding of how to connect with those they lead, and those they wish to attract, engage and keep loyal. 2020 was created to inspire the insightful and fresh perspectives that lead to leadership development and success.

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World experienced chairs

2020 Chairs guide learning that leads to new and innovative thinking

Experiential learning

Accelerated development that comes from the first hand experience of others

Results focused

Applied personal transformation that yields performance improvement

Expert resources

Accelerate progress in key aspects of your business

Deeper analysis

Grounded questions spark conversations that lead to effective change

Exclusive & influential

Invite only access to a safe haven where you have your own personal advisory board

Fresh perspectives

Peer based learning exposes CEOs to innovative methods and new thinking

Inspiring environments

Time spent away from your business, working on it and not in it, yields the greatest results

Development hours

2020 learning activities are eligible for continuing professional development hours (CPD)


2020 Exchange

2020 Exchange operates in Australia.  Programs run in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.


For more information call the Sydney head office on
1300 550 618 or complete the enquiry form.
Our Client Services team will respond
to your 
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