Fellow excellence

AIM member crowned Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year

Diversity is an apt definition when describing the successful career of Brisbane business woman Chandra Clements FAIM.

From tutoring children with learning and attention disorders to balancing the books as an accountant, Ms Clements' career has taken plenty of twists and turns en route to her current post as Chief Executive Officer at Sentis.

Along the way there have been some significant achievements including her latest award when she was named Queensland Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year.

A member of AIM since 2007, Ms Clements attibutes much of her success to the Institute.

"The best thing about being a Fellow of AIM is the networking opportunities and the people I have met through the Institute," she said.

Ms Clements heads to Sydney for the Telstra national finals on Wednesday 21 November but the accoldes don't stop there.

She is also one of four finalists in the Stevie International Business Women's Awards for Female Executive of the Year for Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

Career history

  • Current: Chief Executive Officer - Sentis
  • 2007-10: Group General Manager - Reward Supply
  • 2006-07: Group Organisational Development Manager - Campbell's
  • 2004-06: Group Organisational Development Manager - Fluor Australia
  • 2003-04: Organisational Development Manager - Rio Tinto Coal Australia
  • 2001-04: Human Resources Specialist - Rio Tinto Coal Australia
  • 2000-01: Store Supervisor - OPSM
  • 1994-99: ADHD Tutor