Group Executive, Human Resources
Telstra Corporation Limited
Alexandra Badenoch is Group Executive, Human Resources at Telstra, an ASX50 publicly listed company. She oversees the HR function which provides strategic advice and support to the business in the areas of Organisational Development and Performance, Talent, Recruitment, Remuneration and Rewards, HR Systems, Workplace Relations and Health and Safety.
Prior to this, she was Director of Human Resources, Corporate Affairs and Customer at Asciano, Australia’s largest rail and ports operator, where she gained a wealth of experience dealing with a highly diversified workforce.
Before joining Asciano, Alexandra had also worked at Telstra for more than five years as Executive Director Organisational Development & Talent and Executive Director HR for Telstra’s Consumer business, including BigPond and Telstra Country Wide. Known for her change management skills and ability to deliver strong commercial outcomes, Alex has designed and implemented key initiatives to drive successful change across multiple organisations, including Novell Inc and Coles Myer.
Alexandra holds a Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Criminology, from the University of Melbourne.
Alexandra strongly advocates for diversity and is proud of Telstra’s inclusion in the top 100 on Thomson Reuters' inaugural global Diversity & Inclusion Index compiled in 2016.