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Beijing: Boardroom Breakfast with Yasmin Allen

In partnership with AustCham Beijing, Advance was pleased to host a Boardroom Breakfast with Yasmin Allen, Advance’s Chairman and one of Australia’s most experienced female directors on leading Australian company boards.

Paul Halliday: spreading the footy spirit across Indonesia

23 years ago when internet was almost unheard off and watching footy from outside Australia wasn’t always accessible, Paul Halliday who moved to Indonesia for work and his mates founded Jakarta Bintangs AFL football club as they were looking for “something else to do on the weekends”.

Barakalla Robyn: at the forefront of global marine conservation

Barakalla Robyn has pursued his passion and career in the environment sector.  He’s the Sustainable Ocean Initiative & Climate Senior Program Lead at the World Resources Institute Indonesia (WRI) – an affiliate of the World Resources Institute headquartered in Washington, D.C. WRI Indonesia is an organisation dedicated to developing research-based solutions to address climate change and helping Indonesia to achieve sustainable development.

Eva Kasim: an upbeat social welfare professional

Eva Kasim requires mobility aids but that doesn’t prevent her to dream big. She took the opportunity to study in Australia after receiving a scholarship, all while she was also facing challenges and inconveniences with her limited mobility. And she even devoted time to get involved in volunteer work besides her study.

Benyamin Ismail: propelling AirAsia X to success

Benyamin Ismail is the CEO of AirAsia X Berhad – long-haul budget airline based in Malaysia and a sister company of AirAsia, the largest airline in Malaysia by fleet size and destinations.

Meghan Cook: a dedicated public health researcher

Originally from Sydney, Meghan Cook has always been fascinated by the thoughts of moving abroad to expand life experiences and learn about foreign cultures. In June 2018, she made a decision to move to Hanoi, Vietnam, after accepting a placement position under the Australian Volunteers International program, joining Center for Public Health and Environment Research (CENPHER) as a Research Officer.