4 Day Week Global was founded in 2019 with a mission to reshape the way we think about work: away from hours and onto productivity and output. It has launched pilot programs across the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Brazil
In this webinar, Co-Founder and Managing Director Charlotte Lockhart will dive into the latest results from research across Australasian companies. Get insight into how the 4-day work week impacts employees’ productivity, mental health, and the ultimate question, will implementing a 4-day work week impact company performance?
Co-Founder and Managing Director, 4 Day Week Global
As co-founder and managing director for 4 Day Week Global she works promoting internationally the benefits of a productivity-focused and reduced-hour workplace. Through this, she is on the board of the Wellbeing Research Centre at Oxford University. In her role she is a co-founding member of the World Wellbeing Movement alongside a number of leading global partners. In addition, Charlotte is working with a number of central and regional governments to help create an equitable method to transition to reducing work hours across an entire economy.
Today, Charlotte is considered the pioneer of the global four-day week movement. As co-founder of 4 Day Week Global with her partner, Andrew Barnes, they are conducting the largest ever trials, currently taking place across the UK, US, Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. More than 250 companies around the world with over 100,000 staff are taking part in the trials to change their workplaces combined with a global research programme involving academics from leading universities including Boston College, Cambridge, Oxford and many more.
As an experienced speaker, she encourages organisations to look at what they can change to become future workplaces and ready for the 21st century and beyond. Forbes Magazine recently recognised her as one of the Future of Work 50. Charlotte is focused on changing the way we work today to a better, more inclusive experience for everyone and every economy. In her free time, Charlotte collaborates with art and cultural organisations and spearheads a number of sponsorships to increase opportunities across the region
Ida Wong (Moderator)
Partner, LGT Crestone
With over 20 years of banking and finance experience, Ms Wong was former Chair & current committee member of FINSIA Regional Council SA & NT.
She was in Sydney working across the Credit Suisse segments of Alternative Investments (Private Equity) & Private Banking and returned to South Australia with a young family to join the retail banking network across Westpac, CBA, Westpac Private, BankSA, BankSA Private. At Westpac Group, Ms Wong led a team in the role of Regional Executive (Area Manager) across multi-brand teams of Westpac Premier Banking, BankSA Private Bank and Mobile teams. She is currently Investment Advisor at LGT Crestone.
Volunteering for over 30 years, Ms Wong is passionate about making a difference by bringing like-minded individuals together to support and value-add to community & charities.
Ms Wong is a Fellow of FINSIA, and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.