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Born Global : October 2020

From the CEO CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the Advance Awards 2020! We celebrated a number of firsts this year, including our 37 finalists, hosting the Awards online, the introduction of a … Continued

Insight : COVID-19: The Board and Talent

READ > Future focused: governance developments on the COVID-19 journey including questions directors can ask to test their organisation’s approach a report by Karina Marcar and Brian Freestone Research conducted … Continued

Born Global : September 2020

From the CEO Spring is in the air in Australia. With it comes the promise of green shoots and the opportunity to begin afresh. Young ballerina Georgia Neaverson shares her journey from … Continued

Advance Connect : Foreign correspondence

WATCH > Zoe Daniel, former Washington Bureau Chief for the ABC, in conversation with Advance.org READ > Transcript of the conversation is now available Sharing insights from her life as … Continued

Advance Connect : The closest of neighbours

The Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, His Excellency Mr Gary Quinlan AO, shared on-the-ground insights into the maturing relationship between Australia and Indonesia with the recent commencement of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive … Continued

Born Global : July 2020

From the CEO Lawyers often rely on precedents to inform their decision making. Today, we are in ‘unprecedented’ times. Whether it’s the global pandemic, the economic crisis it precipitated, the … Continued

Mark Adams : Made in Australia

Mark Adams is an Australian in the Bay Area. He is the managing director of UnReal HiTech, and hosts the podcast ‘Recruiting Reimagined’ presented by Curious Thing AI. In this conversation with Advance.org CEO Maria MacNamara, he talks about his entrepreneurial journey to Silicon Valley, how technology is helping the global jobs market in rebounding the economy, and his interest in promoting Australia’s technology potential.

Adam Malouf : Connecting East and West in Dubai

Adam Malouf is the Chief Asset Sourcing Officer at the Knowledge Fund in the Government of Dubai. He is also Chair of the Middle East Advisory Committee at the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Board Member for Trade and Investment at the Australian Business Council Dubai. Adam has been living in the UAE for 16 years now, and sees the country as a very open environment that welcomes business.

Mark Rigotti : Leading change in global markets

Mark Rigotti the immediate past Global CEO of Herbert Smith Freehills spoke with Advance.org CEO Maria MacNamara. Mark served from 2014 to 2020 and was also the chair of the first global executive, the chair of the global diversity and inclusion group and a member of the Herbert Smith Freehills Global Partnership Council. He was based in London from 2013 till 2020.

Born Global : June 2020

From the CEO What a difference a month makes! The Advance.org team and have enjoyed meeting global Australians who are living and working around the world as well as those who have chosen … Continued

Insight : Driving Innovation Post Covid-19

By Warrick Cramer Restrictions are easing globally and our lives have begun returning to the old normal. In the aftermath of covid-19, many organisations have undertaken some form of digital … Continued

Born Global : May 2020

From the CEO I hope this finds you healthy and safe. With so many Advance.org members at home (some unexpectedly) and others isolated overseas, we have been inundated with examples … Continued

Uschi Schreiber : Calling us to act

Uschi Schreiber AM, the EY Fellow on Digital Society and Innovation, and former member of EY’s global executive board, is a leading contributor to the public debate around technology, disruption, … Continued

Dr David Putrino : Human in New York

David Putrino is on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. As the Director of Rehabilitation Innovation of New York’s Mt Sinai Health System, and the 2019 Advance Global Australian … Continued

John Dobbin : Postcard from Oman

COVID-19 has certainly brought into sharp relief just how poorly some organisations are coping with radical uncertainty. Inflexible bureaucracies are retarding the flow of critical information and knee-jerk decisions are … Continued