Creative resourcing to meet your digital skill needs

The event will discuss resourcing strategies for flexible role design, mobility and skill sharing to meet the ongoing need for digital skills.

Register today for Creative resourcing to meet your digital skill needs.

At this free virtual event you will discover:

  • practical solutions to resourcing
  • simple and modern workforce strategies
  • getting positive outcomes for agencies and employees.

This event is for Australian Public Servants at the EL2 and Senior Executive Level, wanting to adopt modern and innovative workforce practices.

Practical strategies for flexible work and resourcing

The event will focus on discussing resourcing strategies for flexible role design, mobility and skill sharing across the APS. Creative resourcing to meet your digital skill needs will demonstrate how digital leaders can consider ways of meeting the ongoing need for digital skills and how practices can be applied that encourage agencies to tap into more diverse talent pools.

The event will deliver practical methods for SES leaders to meet current and future digital skills needs within their agencies. Speakers will discuss

  • how organisations can be enabled to thrive through flexible work design
  • how leaders can support mobility within the APS and
  • how work can be dismantled into tasks to enable opportunities for digital practitioners to contribute to work across the service.

The event will feature presentations from Victoria Stuart and Stephanie Reuss (Beam), Belle Hogg (Digital Transformation Agency) and Nick Heaney (Australian Public Service Commission). The event will be emceed by Rina Bruinsma, First Assistant Commissioner, Australian Public Service Commission. A facilitated panel discussion and Q&A session will follow the presentations.

Event details

Time and date: Thursday 26 August 2021, 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Cost: Free

Virtual: A Zoom link will be sent to registered participants ahead of the session. 

If you require more information, please contact the Digital Profession at


Belle Hogg

Service Designer and Visual Scribe, Member Experience, Mobility and Specialist Advice, Digital Profession, Digital Transformation Agency (DTA)

Nick Heaney

Director, Workforce Planning, Australian Public Service Commission (APSC)

Nick Heaney is the director of the APS Mobility Framework team at the APSC. He and his team work on mobility initiatives to help APS executives, managers, employees and HR practitioners make the most of temporary movement. Nick has a background in digital and strategic policy.

Stephanie Reuss

Beam Co-Founder and Co-CEO

Stephanie has more than 20 years’ experience in the corporate world in New York, London, Melbourne and Sydney, in roles including Corporate Finance at KPMG, Management Consulting, Futures Trading in the Mercantile Exchange, and heading the CEB Financial Services team for Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East; and CEB (now Gartner)’s Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand. 

Victoria Stuart

Beam Co-Founder and Co-CEO

Victoria Stuart has a career spanning over 20 years in technology development and sales. She has worked with some of the world’s largest brands including Accenture, Digitas and Google and established and launched the London office for the New York based eCommerce agency, Createthe Group. Prior to Beam, she led and managed finance, technology, and retail sales teams at Google Australia.

Event emcee

Rina Bruinsma

First Assistant Commissioner, Australian Public Service Commission 

Ms Rina Bruinsma commenced her role as the First Assistant Commissioner on the 16 May 2021. Rina joined the Commission from the Department of Finance where she was responsible for public sector transformation including whole of government grants policy and administration, shared services, ICT investment approval, government business analytics and APS reform. Rina’s time with Finance included a 14 month secondment to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet as Deputy Coordinator to establish the interim National Bushfire Recovery Agency and to support its transition to a permanent National Recovery and Resilience Agency.

Rina has a strong policy background and extensive experience leading reform and transformation across the public sector. Rina has worked in various roles in policy development and implementation since 2006, including labour market policy and the delivery of programs that support people with disability and mental health issues, mature age job seekers, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and ex-offenders.

Rina has a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Public Relations, and is currently undertaking a PhD in Communication and Creative Arts.