Dr Monique Beedles founded the specialised strategy consultancy, Teak Yew, in 2004. Teak Yew has a focus on Asset Management for large companies and government bodies including, Mining, Rail, Ports and Utilities.
Monique holds a PhD in Corporate Strategy and as the winner of a QUT Alumni scholarship, participated in an Executive Education Program at the Harvard Business School in 2012.
Dr Beedles is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and has more than 16 years experience as a board director in commercial, government and not-for-profit organisations. Monique is a member of the AICD Faculty and facilitates their director education programs on Strategy and Risk.
Monique is passionate about the importance of raising the conversation about Asset Management to the board level and her latest book, Asset Management for Directors, has recently been published by AICD.
Monique has a special interest in mentoring young women for leadership, executive and board roles, particularly in traditionally male dominated fields. Monique is a mentor for:
- QUT Executive MBA program,
- QUT Alumni Fostering Executive Women Program,
- Women on Boards
- Women in Technology Board Readiness program.
Monique was the winner of the Women in Technology Executive Award in 2010.
Monique is a Certified Asset Management Assessor (CAMA) and was part of the AMBoK team who developed the certification assessment for World Partners in Asset Management (WPiAM).
Monique has completed the Asset Management for Managers program through the University of Western Australia, and she is frequently called upon to present at conferences and industry events and to write articles for business and specialist publications.
Monique continues her active involvement in the Asset Management Council as the Chair of the AMPEAK International Asset Management Conference.