Peer CEO leadership programs offer the optimal learning dynamic for extraordinary growth. Our programs help leaders refine their intuition through the art of conversation.


We offer a number of event driven programs to CEOs to accelerate growth and be a constant catalyst for change.


The 2020 CEO Consortia Program is the core of the organisation. It is designed to support sustained and mindful leadership growth.


We offer a range of additional programs outside of the CEO Consortia including the Across the Table and 2020 Briefing series.


Get in touch to discuss an engagement model for extraordinary leadership that is tailored to your individual needs.

2020 Award Program

The Australian Growth Company Awards celebrate excellence in the mid market. This program recognises companies that have demonstrated high rates of growth as well as innovation, integrity, contribution to community and sustainable growth.

2020 Exchange along with K&L Gates, Macquarie Capital, Intralinks, Deloitte and Westpac are partners of the award program with many 2020 members participating in the awards to celebrate their growth.

CEO Consortia Program

The 2020 CEO Consortia Program offers a secure environment where you can freely ask questions and seek fresh perspectives. Ultimately, enabling better decisions with high value outcomes in the areas of vision, strategy and people.


Around 12 select Chief Executives meet monthly, led by an independent, world-class Chair. 2020 Chairs inspire, guide and support you by facilitating the most ‘game-changing’ conversations in your diary every month.


Chief Executives within 2020 Consortia come from a rich, diverse range of industries, both contemporary and traditional. CEOs are carefully matched to a consortium based on personality, acumen, industry and turnover.


We ensure you are seated beside like-minded CEOs who are facing similar challenges, enabling you to glean solutions and gain maximum value in your participation.

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Platinum Associate

Designed for CEOs eligible for a Consortium or those in transit, becoming a Platinum Associate entitles you to guaranteed seats at the Across the Table breakfast series, amongst other learning activities to elevate your leadership and orchestrate connections within the 2020 network. Typically Platinum Associates are leaders from the top 200 companies in Australia.


Designed to immerse CEOs in an exclusive, meaningful conversation, Across the Table is a series of breakfast interviews held in the stunning boardrooms. Facilitators Jenny Brockie and Juanita Phillips, two of Australia’s most respected broadcasters, address a wide range of subjects relevant to the moment, providing insights and wisdom through intimate conversation with some of Australia’s most influential leaders. Guests in the past have included David Murray AO, Ann Sherry AO, John O’Neill AO, Commissioner Andrew Scipione APM and Lindsay Fox AC.



2020 Associate

Designed for those eligible for a CEO Consortium, becoming a 2020 Associate entitles you to one seat at three separate 2020 Briefing events. This ‘drop-in’ style participation allows you to tap into the brains trust, whilst orchestrating connections within the 2020 network.


Immersing CEOs in exclusive and meaningful conversations, the 2020 Briefing is a series of breakfast events held in Sydney. Showcasing some of Australia’s most influential leaders, many being 2020 members, these sessions address a wide range of subjects relevant to the moment, providing insight and wisdom through panels and interviews.




EA Consortia Program

In alignment with our CEO Consortia, 2020 offers a program for Executive Assistants (EAs) as a catalyst to further develop the partnership and outcomes of the executive office. We recognise EAs as emerging leaders and influencers that help guide and support the CEO in the execution of the their vision. At times, the EA can experience loneliness and isolation as the guardian of all things confidential. EAs participating in this program can expect to finesse their soft and hard skills, with a view to leading the leader.





David Kelynack CEO 2020 Exchange

David Kelynack
Chief Executive

"Leadership is the ability to influence and yield harmoniously a desired outcome."

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Ronnie Kahn

Ronni Kahn

" something meaningful for other people."

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Andrew Berriman
Non-Executive Chairman

"Understanding your strengths helps you overcome your weaknesses."

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Ian Elliot

"Profit and culture are friends not adversaries. You don’t have to choose between happy staff and happy shareholders. One feeds the other."

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John Cracknell

"Create a world class team that assists you to rise to the challenges of your industry."

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Glen Campbell

"A great leader is someone who knows how to attract great people to create great things for the betterment of mankind."

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Vaughn Richtor

"The challenge I see for leaders is to encourage people to take advantage of the opportunities they now have to learn more, take on more accountability, make more decisions and get involved in things which they may not have had the chance to before. Give people “the right to fix”."

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Peter Griffith

"“The mind that has the problem usually has the solution – it’s just waiting for the right question.”"

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Remo Giuffre

"Effective leadership calls for general thinking and the pursuit of diversity."

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Peter Severin

" It's not about being tough or weak. It's about being smart..."

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Gordon Galt

"Good people are the best resource you can have in the mining or any other industry."

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Mark Webster

"There are only two directions you can move in business and life, forwards or backwards. If you are standing still or resisting change – you are actually going backwards as others will inevitably be going forward."

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David Mortimer AO

"Be a leader who believes in creative, imaginative responses to shape the future of business."

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Ann Sherry AO

"Be a leader who is prepared to take risks... a leader with certainty who is prepared to back themselves, then people will follow."

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David Murray AO

"Be curious... asking the right questions of your board is paramount."

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Captain Kevin Oprey

"...experience it and then say if from your own heart..."

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Todd Greenberg

"Significant opportunity comes with any challenge, problem or obstacle."

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Megan Foster

"“The most effective leaders are those with one particular key attribute, that of self-awareness. Great leaders know their strengths and weaknesses. They play to their strengths. They are aware of the executive shadow they cast and the impact it has on the people that surround them.”"

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James Cuming

"“Leadership is all about leverage and that starts with an investment in yourself that pays dividends to your team and creates returns for customers”"

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Graham Bradley AM

"Nurture disruptive challenge in your business by reviewing innovation & productivity."

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John O'Neill AO

"A circuit breaker will shift culture... make the tough decisions early on."

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Don Peppers

"Proactive honesty and flawless execution is the key to unlocking long-term profits"

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Paul Lyons

"The success of any business comes from leadership that creates a compelling vision, sound plan and tolerates neither egos nor passengers."

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Kellie Sloane

"Get the values and diversity right and the alignment will follow."

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Stephe Wilks

"Great leaders listen, synthesise and act. Sure, they’re expert in their fields, and they have great ancillary skills to match that expertise, but - crucially - they need to see the world around them with broader eyes than just their own; and then craft that broader knowledge into actions that yield real progress…"

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Colin Stein

"Move from knowledge to wisdom"

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Peter Stirling Benson

"“I believe great leadership emanates from the four ‘E’s. Personal energy, an ability to energise others, applying an edge to all decision-making and championing the importance of superb execution.”"

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Andrew Scipione APM

"Power is not leadership, it is humility and performance that set you apart from the pack."

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Pat Skalsky

"Leading the leader requires a deep level of awareness and engagement."

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Juanita Phillips

"You can have it all and keep it all together "

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Lindsay Fox AC

"Leadership education is in life… "

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Jenny Brockie

"Curiosity and deep questioning can reveal one's empathy."

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Patrizia Iacono

"Managing an executive office in a way that delivers benefits for the CEO and the business requires management skills that deliver benefits far beyond financial savings."

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Gary Flowers OM

Gary Flowers

"Promote curiosity; always be asking “what if” and “why not?”..."

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Andrew Mackenzie

"When vital perspectives are drawn out as a discipline, it unlocks the potential. It will provide extraordinary, accelerated outcomes."

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Stella Petrou Concha

"When you succeed, I succeed."

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Ted Pretty

"Leadership is about 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration – in that order."

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