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David Putrino

ADVANCE GLOBAL AUSTRALIAN AWARD WINNER 2019ADVANCE HEALTHCARE AWARD WINNER 2019 David is a physical therapist with a PhD in Neuroscience. He worked as a clinician in Australia, before moving to … Continued

Natalie Jeremijenko

ADVANCE COMMERICAL CREATIVES AWARD WINNER 2019 One of America’s brightest digital pioneers, Natalie Jeremijenko has been named one of the Top 100 young innovators by the MIT Technology Review, and … Continued

Richard Fuller

ADVANCE SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD WINNER 2019 Richard Fuller OAM, is an Australian-born, U.S.-based engineer, entrepreneur and environmentalist best known for his work on global pollution issues. He is founder and … Continued

Richard Pestell

ADVANCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNER 2014 “Richard has demonstrated excellence as a physician and oncologist through his achievements and recognition in US medicine, including his current senior position at Thomas Jefferson … Continued

Sally Paridis

Sally is the Founder and CEO of CoClear, Inc. CoClear is a web application that communicates the environmental and cost impact of consumer products using existing company data. Sally’s mission … Continued

Steve Paridis

Steve Paridis is the president and founding partner of New York hedge fund Manikay Partners. Interview by Erin Tennant Steve Paridis was enjoying some quality beach time with his wife … Continued

Andrew N. Liveris AO

Andrew N. Liveris AO is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Dow Chemical Company and director of DowDuPont. He previously served as Executive Chairman of DowDuPont. A … Continued

Bob Isherwood

Australian born Bob Isherwood is the former Worldwide Creative Director of Saatchi & Saatchi. In that role he took ultimate responsibility for the communication ideas the company created for some … Continued

Geraldine Buckingham

ADVANCE FINANCIAL SERVICES AWARD WINNER 2018 A Rhodes Scholar who studied at Oxford, Dr Geraldine Buckingham is the youngest BlackRock executive reporting directly to CEO Larry Fink – tasked with … Continued

Thomas Oxley

ADVANCE GLOBAL AUSTRALIAN AWARD WINNER 2018ADVANCE LIFE SCIENCES AWARD WINNER 2018 When it comes to Dr Thomas Oxley’s work, imagine a digital spinal cord that streams your thoughts. Dr Oxley … Continued

Professor Barry Marshall

ADVANCE GLOBAL IMPACT AWARD WINNER 2018 In 2005 Barry J. Marshall and J. Robin Warren were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in recognition of their 1982 discovery … Continued

Dr. Christopher Boshuizen

ADVANCE GLOBAL AUSTRALIAN AWARD WINNER 2014ADVANCE ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AWARD WINNER 2014ADVANCE BOARD MEMBER Chris is a Partner at the venture capital firm DCVC, which specialises in deep tech and data-driven … Continued

Josephine Linden

AMBASSADOR EMERITUS  Josephine Linden is Founder and CEO of Linden Global Strategies, a wealth management advisory firm and multi-family office. She retired from Goldman Sachs as a partner and managing … Continued

Monika McLennan

Born in Poland, brought up in Australia and currently residing in New York City, Monika McLennan received her Bachelor of Arts in Modern Asian Studies from Griffith University in 1991 … Continued

Mick Farrell

Michael “Mick” Farrell became Chief Executive Officer of ResMed in March 2013. Mr Farrell served as the company’s President – Americas from May 2011 to March 2013. He was previously … Continued

Shane Finemore

Shane Finemore is the Managing Partner of Manikay Partners and serves as the firm’s Chief Investment Officer. Prior to founding Manikay Partners, Mr Finemore spent seventeen years at UBS and … Continued

David Anstice

David W. Anstice is a retired senior executive and company director, working globally, and based in Pennsylvania, USA. He retired as a senior executive of Merck & Co., Inc., in … Continued

Robert Joss

A leader in global banking, a former US Treasury Department official, and a Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA (’67) and PhD (’70), Robert Joss became the eighth dean of … Continued

David Sinclair

ADVANCE LIFE SCIENCES AWARD WINNER 2017 David Sinclair, Ph.D. is a Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Founding Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biological … Continued

John Polson

ADVANCE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AWARD WINNER 2013 “He’s given a lot of people, not unlike myself that didn’t grow up in Sydney with all the cool kids, the opportunity and the … Continued

Baz Luhrmann

ADVANCE AUSTRALIAN GLOBAL ICON AWARD WINNER 2014 Born in Sydney, Australia, Baz Luhrmann has captured popular and critical imagination internationally with a diverse range of award-winning projects in film, opera, … Continued

Vikram Mehta

ADVANCE ICT AWARD WINNER 2014 “Vikram is a unique candidate for this prestigious award as he is one of those rare individuals who has achieved success on a global stage, … Continued

Tan Le

ADVANCE ICT AWARD WINNER 2012 Tan Le Co-founded Emotiv, in 2003 and serves as its President. Ms. Le is a technology entrepreneur. Before she joined Emotiv, she cofounded and ran … Continued

Craig Barratt

ADVANCE TECHNOLOGY INOVATION AWARD WINNER 2013 “To say Craig did a superb job as CEO of Atheros is really an understatement. His ability to understand technology and global supply chain … Continued

Andrew Tanner

ADVANCE CLEAN TECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNER 2014 “What makes Andrew such a visionary in the clean tech industry is his powerful mix of strong technical expertise combined with his natural business … Continued

Greg Norman

ADVANCE AWARDS AUSTRALIAN GLOBAL ICON WINNER 2015 Greg Norman was labelled the “Great White Shark” by a newspaper reporter during the 1981 Masters Tournament, but he began exhibiting all the … Continued

Lauren Jackson

ADVANCE SPORTS AWARD WINNER 2015 Lauren Elizabeth Jackson (born 11 May 1981) is an Australian professional basketball player. The daughter of two national basketball team players, Jackson was awarded a … Continued

Jason Day

ADVANCE SPORTS AWARD WINNER 2016 Jason Day is an Australian professional golfer and PGA Tour, member. He is the current World Number 1 in the World Golf Ranking, having first … Continued

Alison Thompson OAM

ADVANCE SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD WINNER 2016 Dr Alison Thompson is a humanitarian incident commander running refugee camps, field hospitals and resiliency hubs in natural and man-made disasters around the world … Continued

Brett Solomon

ADVANCE SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD WINNER 2013 “Through his organisation Access, Brett is on the cutting edge of this topic. He is always willing to go the extra mile, looking at … Continued

Jeremy Heimans

ADVANCE SOICAL INNOVATION AWARD WINNER 2012 As co-founder and CEO of Purpose.com, Jeremy’s work has literally mobilised millions of citizens and consumers to help solve major global problems. The purpose … Continued

Hugh Evans

ADVANCE AWARDS SOCIAL IMPACT WINNER 2015 Hugh Evans is an Australian humanitarian and internationally renowned development advocate. He co-founded The Oaktree Foundation Hugh then began working to grow the Make … Continued

David Fidock

ADVANCE LIFE SCIENCES AWARD WINNER 2016 Professor David Fidock’s major achievements in the life sciences have been the discovery of how the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum acquired resistance to the … Continued

Jane Sloane

ADVANCE FINANCIAL SERVICES AWARD WINNER 2012 Jane has long been committed to making a difference in the social sector, holding executive positions in organisations such as World Vision, Marie Stopes … Continued

Matthew McLennan

Matt is head of the Global Value team and a portfolio manager of the Global, Overseas, US Value and Gold Funds. He joined First Eagle in September 2008 to lead … Continued

Jeni Klugman

ADVANCE FINANCIAL SERVICES AWARD WINNER 2013 “Jeni is well respected as a development thinker and practitioner; she demonstrates leadership and is innovative in her approach to issues; and she is … Continued

James Gorman

ADVANCE FINANCIAL SERVICES AWARD WINNER 2015 James P. Gorman (born July 14, 1958, in Melbourne, Australia) joined Morgan Stanley in February 2006 as the President and Chief Operating Officer of … Continued

Jeremy Balkin

ADVANCE GLOBAL AUSTRALIAN AWARD WINNER 2017ADVANCE FINANCIAL SERVICES AWARD WINNER 2017 Jeremy K. Balkin is considered a leading international expert on ethics in banking, fintech and the strategic engagement of … Continued

Geoffrey Garrett

ADVANCE EDUCATION AWARD WINNER 2016 Dr Geoffrey Garrett is Dean, Reliance Professor of Management and Private Enterprise, and Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. … Continued

Dr Susan David

ADVANCE EDUCATION AWARD WINNER 2017 Susan David, Ph.D. is one of the world’s leading management thinkers and an award winning Harvard Medical School psychologist. Her new #1 Wall Street Journal … Continued

Betty Who

ADVANCE COMMERICAL CREATIVES AWARD WINNER 2017 Betty Who was born in Sydney and raised as a classical cellist, until moving to the US in her adolescence to study music. She … Continued

David Droga

ADVANCE GLOBAL AUSTRALIAN AWARD WINNER 2012ADVANCE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AWARD WINNER 2012 David Droga is Founder and Creative Chairman at Droga5, headquartered in New York City. Founded in 2006, Droga5 has … Continued

Peter Rothschild

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AWARD WINNER 2016 Dr Peter Rothschild is the Co-founder & Chief Technical Officer of Heuresis Corporation. Prior to that, he was the longtime Chief Scientist and Director of … Continued

Peter Liddicoat

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AWARD WINNER 2017 As the CEO of Atomnaut Peter is helping Australia’s transition to a knowledge economy by bringing a new microscope to the world that could change the … Continued

Peter Le Lievre

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AWARD WINNER 2013 Having worked closely with Peter for five years I know he has outstanding and innovative manufacturing process design skills as well as being able to … Continued

Saul Griffith

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AWARD WINNER 2012 Saul is Founder and Principal Scientist at Other Lab, where he focuses his work on engineering solutions for energy production and efficiency. Saul first garnered … Continued