Has COVID changed the Workplace forever?

Join our expert panellists from Google, Steelcase and The Culture Group

Has COVID changed the Workplace forever?

Join our expert panellists from Google, Steelcase and The Culture Group

Join our expert panellists from Google, Steelcase and The Culture Group in a discussion on what the workforce culture will look like post-pandemic.

Our panel will delve into how employers and employees can navigate teams to uphold performance and culture, and how to foster teamwork and collaboration.  This is your chance to hear from leading-edge businesses addressing these challenges.

  • Will remote working remain an option for the workforce?
  • How can workplace design play a critical role in culture and performance?
  • How can teams harness resilience and maintain hope through challenging times? 


Please note: the views, thoughts, and opinions expressed by the speaker(s) belong solely to the speaker, and are not representative of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. 

Event registration will close one hour prior to the event.


Wed, September 30, 2020


12:30 PM - 01:30 PM



Zoom webinar - access details will be sent via email to registered guests one hour before the event start time


Member: $150.00

Non-Member: $250.00


Lance Diaresco
Director of Brand & Creative Solutions, North Asia, Google

In the last 25 years, Lance has worked in diverse industries including Google, Disney, Colgate and Levi’s. Today at Google, he leads the Brand & Creative Specialist team for Greater China, merging the power of advertisers' brand equity, creative storytelling & Google innovation. Lance is a keynote speaker on topics including The Art & Science of Building Brands, and The Future of Storytelling. 

Lance is an advocate of well-being, mindfulness and inclusivity. As part of his 20% Project at Google, he teaches Search Inside Yourself, a mindfulness-based emotional intelligence leadership training. He also volunteers as an executive coach. Outside Google, he shares inspirational insights on his YouTube Channel called Intent Talks. He also volunteers and gives back to the various causes with emphasis on children’s education.

Amber Matthews
Research Manager, Workspace Futures, Steelcase Asia Pacific

A veteran strategist and service designer, Amber Matthews is Asia Pacific Research Manager at Steelcase: the leading provider of global workplace solutions, based in Hong Kong. As part of a multidisciplinary WorkSpace Futures team, she employs a human-centered, future-focused approach to understanding the world of work, worker and workplace using foresight, UX research, data sensemaking and market research practices and methodologies. Insights from this research are translated into strategies, products, services and experiences. Amber is an active member in the business innovation and UX communities as an event organiser, speaker and mentor, advocating the use of systems and design thinking.

Nadine Castle
Director, The Culture Group

Nadine Castle has over 25 years’ experience working as a Culture & Leadership expert within organisations such as Orica, Coles, Jetstar, Coca-Cola Amatil and RMIT University.  Nadine is a co-founder of The Culture Group, a boutique consulting company with a focus on fostering authentic leadership, leveraging culture and maximising the power of human capital, to deliver business strategy.  Nadine’s passion and The Culture Group’s is purpose is to uncover the heart in business.