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Advance #CoffeeHour – September 2021

In the recent year and a half we saw a large proportion of our high-achieving global Australians returning home, so we want to make your transition back to Australia a … Continued

Yong In Cho - Coffee Pods

#BornGlobal Coffee Pods: Yong In Cho

LISTEN > Meet a young Fintech mastermind taking Asian cashless economies by storm Yong In Cho is a fintech expert, specialising in the payments industry, with deep knowledge of the … Continued

Born Global March 2021

Born Global: March 2021

Hello friend, Our mission at Advance.org has always been to promote the achievements of global Australians and to support your journey – from the time you make the decision to … Continued

Postcard from Singapore: Overturning the “old normal” as an expat

It is a strange and challenging time for so many right now, but in the cultural melting pot of Singapore, I see changes sparked by the pandemic that will redefine the way we work and business focus for years to come. Environmental and social responsibility, employee wellbeing and flexible working are the big winners as prolonged travel restrictions overturn the “old normal” for expats and locals alike.

Head of Fundraising and Development

The Ethics Centre (TEC) is a unique, Australian-based not-for-profit which works to place ethics at the centre of everyday life. It supports individuals and organisations address complex ethical issues and … Continued

Born Global : December 2020

From the CEO What a remarkable end to the year! Thank you to the 1,300 members and friends who completed the Advance Annual Survey of Global Australians. The survey revealed many new … Continued

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

Yong In Cho

Advance Awards Emerging Leader Category Finalist Yong In Cho is a fintech expert, specialising in the payments industry, with deep knowledge of the financial technology market across Asia. Currently the … Continued

Thomas Ko

Advance Awards Asia Impact Leader Category Finalist Thomas Ko is an internationally recognised expert in oral biological drug delivery and sports medicine. During his 45-year pharmaceutical career, he has embraced … Continued

Cat Thao Nguyen

Advance Awards Asia Impact Leader Category Finalist Cat Thao Nguyen is a trailblazer. Cat Thao (Nguyễn Cát Thảo) is the Managing Director of Global Ready LLC and Lumina Learning Partner, assisting … Continued

Dr Rossa Chiu

ADVANCE ASIA IMPACT AWARD WINNER 2020 Dr Rossa Chiu is a professor in the department of chemical pathology and Associate Dean for Development at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. … Continued

Shuyin Tang

Advance Awards financial services Category Finalist An impact investment warrior, Shuyin Tang is a pioneer bringing fit-for-purpose financing to impactful businesses in Southeast Asia. As a Partner at Patamar Capital, one of … Continued

Paul Chapman

Advance Awards Financial Services Category Finalist Originally from Melbourne, Paul Chapman co-founded the game-changing ‘Moneytree’ platform, giving people greater control over their finances and disrupting Japan’s digital banking environment in … Continued

Premesh Chandran

ADVANCE ALUMNI AWARD WINNER 2020 As an important proponent of free speech in Malaysia and a disruptor of the media landscape, Premesh Chandran creates space for voices against corruption and … Continued

Christopher Doyle

ADVANCE ARTS AWARD WINNER 2020 Christopher Doyle is an award-winning cinematographer. Works like Chungking Express and In the Mood for Love have been met with international critical acclaim, and have … Continued

Nukila Evanty

Advance Awards Alumni Category Finalist With a background in international law and a heart in the marginalised communities of Indonesia, Nukila Evanty works to place people at the centre of … Continued

Celebrating the launch of Advance in Japan

WATCH > We celebrated the launch of Advance in Japan with inaugural Advance Ambassador Melanie Brock. Advance.org Chairman Yasmin Allen joined the Hon. Richard Court AC, Australia’s Ambassador to Japan … Continued

Advance Awards 2020

Established in 2012, the Advance Awards recognise the work of Australians making an extraordinary impact on the global stage in industry sectors that are of particular importance to Australia. We … 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 : 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

ADVANCE CONNECT: A Global Digital Roundtable with Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia Mr Gary Quinlan AO

The Australia-Indonesia relationship continues to mature and is enhanced by the signing of the IA-CEPA. With COVID-19 impacting health and economic trajectories in both nations, where are the areas for collaboration, investment and innovation? To consider this topic, we will be joined by H.E. Gary Quinlan AO the Australian Ambassador to Indonesia and is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and was formerly Deputy Secretary and Australia’s Senior Official to ASEAN and to the East Asia Summit

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

ADVANCE CONNECT : A conversation with Simon Wardley

We invited Simon Wardley to share his Wardley Mapping method with our community of global Australians. Wardley maps are used within UK government, with particular interest within the Government Digital Service (GDS) for strategic planning and identifying the best targets for government digital service modernisation. ALL WELCOME!