The finalists for the Advance Awards 2020 will be announced shortly. We will be recognising the winners of the Advance Awards 2020 at a celebration on 15 October 2020. Established … Continued
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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
WATCH > Advance Award Winner Leanne Kemp shares her experience at an Advance.org roundtable. In a fast paced discussion, QLD Chief Entrepreneur and Everledger CEO, Leanne Kemp, shared her experience … Continued
Now is the time to make your story heard. Take the Advance Annual Survey of Global Australians and help us understand what’s happening in your world so we can design better services … Continued
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
WATCH > Ballerina Georgia Neaverson in conversation with Maria MacNamara Ballerina Georgia Neaverson who started dancing at age three is now 21 years old, and talks about her life as … Continued
WATCH > Yasmin Allen, Chairman of Advance.org welcomes Managing Partner of Main Sequence Ventures, Bill Bartee to introduce the approach taken building the next global industrial giants from Australia. Australia … Continued
WATCH > Leanne Kemp interview the Advance.org CEO Maria MacNamara. Our CEO is normally the one asking the questions. The tables are turned and she is now in conversation with … Continued
WATCH > Lucy Turnbull AO in conversation with Johanna Pitman, Head of Insights at Advance.org Sharing her insights as a lifelong urbanist, Lucy Hughes Turnbull AO outlined how Covid19 is … Continued
WATCH > Simon Wardley shares the power of Wardley Mapping to unlock the complexity of strategic decision making In this special Advance Connect seminar, business strategy icon, Simon Wardley, inspired … Continued
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
LISTEN > Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell AO, FTSE opening remarks at the Advance.org global digital roundtable on what it means to build something new in 2020. Advance Global Australian Award … Continued
Lord Grimstone of Boscobel Kt is the UK Minister for Investment jointly at the Department for International Trade and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
He will join us tol discuss the outlook for UK trade and investment and the opportunity for collaboration and cooperation in the commercialisation of R&D in deep technology and the digital economy.
Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell AO FTSE will join us to consider what it means to build something new in 2020.
Australians want jobs, open pubs and a hopeful future. We’re prepared to take the job and buy the beer, but why aren’t we prepared to create the future jobs, companies … Continued
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.
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
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!
Zoe Daniel is a former ABC journalist and presenter. She has reported on conflict, famine, natural disasters, repression and poverty across the world in countries as diverse as Sudan, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Burma, Vietnam, Thailand and was until recently, Washington correspondent for the ABC. She joins us to share her experience as a foreign correspondent.
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?
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
WATCH > Professor John Mattick AO, FAA, FTSE conversation on the transformation of personal health and healthcare systems by genomics and smart sensors, and the challenges to overcome. Professor John … Continued
The pathway back to Australia for global Australians is fraught with cultural, financial and social challenges. For many, this experience comes as a shock. Advance.org research with Indeed in 2019, … Continued
WATCH : In conversation with Leanne Kemp Advance.org CEO Maria MacNamara sits down for a conversation with entrepreneur Leanne Kemp. Leanne Kemp made diamonds the focus of her blockchain business … Continued
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
Jeannie Lopes grew up in Tasmania and was educated in NSW and the USA before coming to London in 1990 where she worked for the BBC, later joining a number … Continued
Kate is CEO and co-founder of Applied, the Behavioural Insights Team’s first tech venture. Applied is a web platform that uses behavioural and data science to help organisations find the … Continued
Angelica lives and works between Paris and Sydney. Mesiti is a contemporary artist working in the field of moving image installation and performance. She is currently Australia’s representative at the … Continued
Report highlights need for Australian businesses to embrace skills and experience of expats coming home Australian expats returning home are an untapped talent pool for recruiters and businesses, a report … Continued
Daria Rippingale Daria is Chief Executive Officer at Bankingblocks, a European wholesale banking and payment provider, serving global fintech and payment companies. She founded the company in 2016 and the … Continued
Professor John Mattick AO, FAA, FTSE, is an Australian molecular biologist internationally recognised for his blend of ahead-of-its-time genomic research with world renowned leadership of prime research institutes in Australia … Continued
Michelle Grant Michelle Grant is a food systems and sustainability professional who has worked at the interface of research, education and practice for more than 15 years. She was the founding … Continued
Alexandra Readhead works with governments of developing countries to strengthen their laws, institutions and capabilities to address tax avoidance in the extractive sector. Alexandra was named one of the top … Continued
Leanne Kemp is the Founder & CEO of Everledger. With extensive experience in emerging technology, business, jewellery and insurance, Leanne is pushing boundaries by addressing real-world challenges through driving transparency and … Continued
Cameron is an academic and entrepreneur. He is Professor of environmental economics at the University of Oxford, based at the Smith School and the Institute for New Economic Thinking at … Continued
Lynette Wallworth is an Australian artist whose immersive video installations and film works reflect on the connections between people and the natural world. Her work uses immersive environments, interactive technologies … Continued
Mr Robert Rankin is the Co-Head of Corporate Banking and Securities and Head of Corporate Finance for Deutsche Bank, based in London. He is also a member of Deutsche Bank’s … Continued
Michael Daffey is Global Co-Chief Operating Officer of the Equities Franchise at Goldman Sachs. He is a member of the Management Committee, Securities Division Executive Committee, Firmwide Client and Business Standards Committee … Continued
Odaria Finemore is a lawyer from Sydney who specialized in industrial relations, environmental and corporate law work. Odaria received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney and Bachelor … Continued
“As an artist himself, a composer, Jonathan understands the arts from a personal perspective. He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the humanities, music especially, and a clear, elevated aesthetic: in … Continued
Andrew Harper has been working with refugees since the 1990s when he worked in Turkey during the first gulf war for UNHCR. Famously he was UNHCR Country Representative in Jordan … Continued
Milton is a pragmatic yet courageous leader within the coal industry. He has brought together diverse parties – some of whom who are not always natural allies – to find … Continued
Dr Peter Carberry is a distinguished graduate of the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment awarded with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with first class honours in 1982 and later … Continued
Karyl Nairn, Queens Counsel (QC), was born in Perth and is a graduate of the University of Western Australia. She practised law in Perth before moving to London to undertake … Continued
Michael Hintze is the Founder, Chief Executive and Senior Invesstment Officer of CQS and the Portfolio Manager of the CQS Directional Opportunities Fund. Prior to establishing CQS in 1999, Michael … Continued
“Peter presents a model of how a business can effectively engage with the important environmental issues of our day, not only to fulfill the basics of corporate social responsibility, but … Continued
Siobhan Reddy is Studio Director at Media Molecule, the band of creative minds behind the hugely successful and innovative LittleBigPlanet game franchise. Cultivating an early fascination with fanzines, technology, pop-culture … Continued
Justin spent his formative years in a remote aboriginal community in Australia, working in the mines with his father and unpacking boxes at a supermarket. He then worked in streetwear … Continued