Giselle Phillips: Woman of the Year 2023

By June 9, 2023No Comments

Congratulations to Giselle Phillips on receiving the Women in Industry Safety Advocacy Award and the Woman of the Year Award for 2023.

Giselle, a HSEQ Advisor for Fredon, has played a crucial role in bringing about positive changes in Fredon Queensland by pioneering technology to simplify training and competency compliance. Giselle has also proactively promoted mental health and well-being initiatives in preparation of the updated Psychosocial Code of Practice. Her practical and solution-oriented approach benefits all involved, and she takes pride in positively impacting the company and people’s lives. Giselle is most proud of leading the introduction of ‘Lucidity’, Fredon’s centralised training program.

Giselle is also an advocate and champion for women. She has goals to inspire her daughters and other women to overcome challenges to achieve success in all areas of life, and we congratulate her on well deserved recognition as of Woman of the Year.

Scott Olsen, Fredon CEO, congratulated Giselle on her achievements –

Giselle is not only passionate about the Health and Safety of our employees, in particular, their mental health but is also passionate about the positive impact women can have in our industry through the diversity of pragmatic thinking and collaborative leadership.


I would like to extend my congratulations to Giselle for her remarkable achievements. She not only won the Category Award for Safety in Advocacy, but also secured the National Award for Woman of the Year, triumphing over other finalists from across the country!

Congratulations, Giselle, on your well-deserved achievements. Thank you for being a strong positive advocate for mental wellness at Fredon and an inspiration to women in our business and our industry.