Influencing business change with Tiffanie Ireland and Jason Timor

Episode 17

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Kristal Kinsela is the supplier diversity expert who’s done it all before. A published author, trusted advisor to leading global organisations and descendant of both the Jawoyn and Wiradjuri nations, Kristal brings lived experience and over 18 years of business expertise to every partnership.

Two Point Co. were a 100% Indigenous-owned consultancy with strong ties to community and First Nations people. They were business leaders, with over twenty-five years’ experience in the corporate sector, advocating for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander economic inclusivity. But after 5 years of business success, the founders agreed to separate, and come this September, they will close their doors for business.

With permission from Tiffanie and Jason, who have agreed to share their story for the beauty in the messaging of how powerful combined talents can be to create success.

Whilst the Two Point Co. story ends in September, its founders’ legacies and continued commitment to our sector will live on. They both will also still be around working on their new adventures.

So, let’s meet them –

⇢ Meet Tiffanie Ireland

Tiffanie is co-Founder and co-Director of Two Point Co. and an Indigenous Engagement specialist with over 15 years of experience in Indigenous stakeholder engagement and community partnership development within Government and Corporate organisations. She leads a team of staunch Aboriginal women who have diverse skills ranging from strategy development, community and stakeholder engagement, academic research and social work.  

Tiffanie holds a Bachelor of Communications and Media Studies with a Major in Journalism and a Minor in Aboriginal Studies from the University of Wollongong.  

She has previously held Senior Management positions at Qantas and Westpac with a focus on communications and Indigenous engagement.    

Tiffanie is passionate about decolonising workplaces for mob, and is in the final stages of delivering a research project in collaboration with the University of NSW Business School focused on Indigenous leadership and management in Australian corporations. She is a mum of two Miyays (girls) and is also a co-Director of Ireland Cider Co, a family-owned business based in the Illawarra.

⇢ Meet Jason Timor

Jason is a proud Badu Island man from the Torres Strait Islands and an accomplished professional who has provided Indigenous engagement consultancy services for some of the largest organisations in Australia including Google, Lendlease, KPMG, TikTok, Microsoft and Foxtel to name a few.

Jason was the former Head of Qantas Indigenous Engagement Strategy authoring the fourth edition of their Reconciliation Action Plan at the Elevate level, the highest endorsement from Reconciliation Australia. He also held the position of Deputy CEO at Supply Nation, Australia’s premier supplier diversity organisation, advocating for Indigenous businesses. Before co-founding and co-directing Two Point Co.

Jason is a sought-after facilitator and trainer with an emphasis with his thought leadership on Indigenous engagement. He has appeared on Sky Business, National Indigenous Television, and the ABC and is consistently invited to prominent Indigenous focused conferences to contribute to the Indigenous reform agenda.

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