Dr Attracta Lagan is a subject expert in the area of applied business ethics. She has spent over 15 years working alongside leaders concerned with the ethical dimension of business decisions and has been conducting ethical surveys and ethical leadership programs in 14 countries in Asia for the last 10 years. In Australia, her work involves the design and facilitation of large-scale values and ethics training initiatives and conduct risk reviews.
Her core focus is working alongside leaders to forewarn and skill organisational members in how to address the inevitable workplace ethical challenges they will face. This entails building the social infrastructure to embed risk management and enable governance to become a shared responsibility. Giving Voice to Values training is part of this social infrastructure building.
Attracta is the author of two books in business ethics and values, over 80 published articles and three industry white papers. She is an experienced industry keynote speaker and workshop facilitator and has presented at international conferences in Europe, North America and Asia.
Attracta has acted as an expert adviser to key industry bodies including The Australian Minerals Council; The Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants; The Australian Compliance Institute; The Australian Company Secretaries; CEDA; AICD. ATO and Caux Roundtable. She specialises in the facilitation and embedding of codes of ethics and codes of conduct and workplace interventions designed to promote trust and respect. She is also trained in the design of organisational nudges.