Work With Purpose

Wednesday April 15, 2020

Relationships Matter with Andrew Metcalfe AO

In our second episode of ‘Work with Purpose’, we sit down with Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, Andrew Metcalfe AO. In this wide ranging conversation, Andrew speaks of his love of Italy, the importance of staying rested and fresh, collaboration with Industry and the inspiration he gets every day from working with his fellow public servants on this major crisis. Discussed in this episode:

  • The transition from the Bushfire Crisis to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Andrew’s department priorities
  • The importance of relationships
  • What Andrew’s department is doing to ensure economic stability through international trading
  • Contrasts between past and the current crisis
  • Inspiring action versus fear of failure
  • IPAA Future Leaders’ questions

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