Pharma IQ Members


Joseph Soalheira


Joseph has over 12 years Leadership in Shared Services Management, including extensive experience in the design, roll out and management of Shared Services initiatives in Finance, Procurement and HR Management, in the Local Government and Telecommunications sectors.

Joseph is a member of the Advisory Board of Shared Services & Outsourcing Network, a frequent Speaker at Shared Service Conferences and Executive Seminars, both in Australia and Overseas.

In 2005, Joseph received the "Most Admired Leader of Shared Services Organizations” Award, from the SSON, for being outstanding in this field. In May 2010, Joseph won the prestigious Brisbane City Council Lord Mayor’s Award for Excellence, for his outstanding work and innovative ideas in the “Securing 2026 Operational Sustainability Review”.  He is a Fellow CPA and is currently working on a PhD in Shared Services.

Joseph’s professional career includes senior management positions in international trade, international marketing, higher education, diplomatic service and business management. He has worked and lived in China, Indonesia and Brazil, and is fluent in four languages.

In his current role at Brisbane City Council, in Corporate Strategy, Office of the Lord Mayor/CEO, Joseph specialises in organisational and business reviews, business performance, process & efficiency improvements, project management and change management, to deliver efficiency dividends across Council.