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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!

ADVANCE CONNECT : Global Digital Roundtable with Lucy Turnbull AO

As we begin to map the recovery post Covid-19, the accepted wisdom around cities is turned on its head. Everything from the upending of the retail sector to residential property and the shift back to local communities with its impact on infrastructure needs and the delivery of our services. Lucy Turnbull AO will consider what this means for how we shape the way we live, work and play?

ADVANCE CONNECT : A Global Digital Roundtable with Andrew Liveris AO

Special Adviser to the National Covid-19 Coordination Commission – Andrew Liveris AO will join us for a roundtable to discuss the opportunity for Australian in expanding its advanced manufacturing capability.  With thanks to our event sponsors Internet 2.0

Connect : Advance #Coffee Hour

ABOUT We know it’s not always easy coming back to Australia after your experience overseas, and COVID-19 has added an extra dimension of complexity, but you’re not alone. There are … 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

Doug Ferguson

ADVANCE BOARD (2020-2022) Doug Ferguson is the NSW Chairman of KPMG and the Partner in Charge, Asia and International Markets. He leads KPMG’s 275 NSW Partners, 5 offices and 3500 … Continued

Melanie Brock

AMBASSADOR JAPAN Melanie Brock is one of Japan’s most respected APAC specialists. She uniquely combines practical commercial business leadership and language skills to consistently deliver on business, regulatory and partnership … Continued

Yijia Li

ADVANCE ASIA IMPACT AWARD WINNER 2019ADVANCE ASIA ADVISORY COMMITTEE Yijia Li graduated from Tsinghua University in 2009 as a distinguished student majoring in Biology and received a double degree in … Continued

Dr Laode M Syarif

ADVANCE ALUMNI AWARD WINNER 2019 Dr Syarif is the Executive Director at The Partnership for Governance Reform in Indonesia, and the former Commissioner for Indonesia Anti-Corruption Commission (KPK) (2015-2019). Before … Continued

Adam Gilmour

Adam is the CEO and Founder of Gilmour Space Technologies, a venture-funded rocket company in Queensland, Australia that is developing a new breed of hybrid launch vehicles for small satellite/payload customers. … Continued

David Thompson

ADVANCE FOOD AND AGRICULTURE AWARD WINNER 2019 Australian chef, author, television presenter, and restaurateur, David Thompson is considered by many to be the world’s leading authority on Thai cuisine. His … Continued

Joseph Kwok

ASIA ADVISORY COMMITTEE Joseph is a professional with more than 20 years’ experience working in the financial services industry holding senior leadership roles with global financial institutions like JP Morgan, … Continued

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.

Mari Elka Pangestu

Mari Elka Pangestu was the Minister of Trade in Indonesia from October 2004 to October 2011. In a cabinet reshuffle in October 2011 she was appointed to the newly created … Continued

Adeeba Kamarulzaman

ASIA ADVISORY COMMITTEE Professor Adeeba Kamarulzaman graduated from Monash University and trained in internal medicine and infectious diseases in Melbourne, Australia. She is presently the Dean of the Faculty of … Continued

Lucy Chen

ASIA ADVISORY COMMITTEE Dr Lucy Chen is the Global Health Advisor at the National School of Development (NSD), Peking University from 2018. She led the establishment of the Institute for … Continued