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Advance #BornGlobal Ep4: Ed Robinson

Meet Ed Robinson, 2021 Winner of the Advance Fintech Award. Ed is a fintech revolutionary and the Australian co-founder of Stash. This podcast introduces remarkable Australians who have built their … Continued

London Gallipoli/Anzac Day

Anzac Day is a day of great significance for Australia and New Zealand, and one we usually observe in London through events that are open to the public. While we … 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

Born Global Coffee Pods - Dr Susan Graham

#BornGlobal Coffee Pods: Dr Susan Graham

In our latest #bornglobal Coffee Pods we ask ‘What does regreening the planet with tech look like?’ According to our guest Dr Susan Graham, we can restore 500 billion trees by 2060. Listen in to this extraordinary conversation with young Australian entrepreneur and Advance Award winner, hosted by Holly Ransom.

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

Professor Daryl Williams

Advance Awards Science and Technology Category Finalist Professor Daryl Williams is the inventor and scientific pioneer of a new family of scientific methods for powder characterisation. Every solid drug substance … Continued

Dr Susan Graham

ADVANCE EMERGING LEADER AWARD WINNER 2020 Dr Susan Graham leads a team of passionate engineers, plant scientists and drone operators to tackle global scale deforestation. As the Chief Executive Officer and … Continued

Dr Samuel Wills

Advance Awards Emerging Leader Category Finalist Sam’s research has led to significant real-world impact. One example is the $1 trillion Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund increasing their equity mix, lowering their spending rule, … Continued

Professor David Hunter

Advance Awards Life Sciences Category Finalist Professor David Hunter is one of the leading cancer epidemiologists in the world. His work at Harvard University uncovered genetic associations and gene-environment associations for … Continued

Charles Caldas

Advance Awards Commercial Creatives Category Finalist A paradigm shifter in the global independent music industry, Charles Caldas has earned his reputation fighting to ensure artists share in the profits from … Continued

Dr Christian Thompson AO

Advance Awards Arts Category Finalist Dr Christian Thompson AO is a contemporary artist whose work explores identity, cultural hybridity, gender & history. Christian himself made history when he became the … 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

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 Lord Gerry Grimstone of Boscobel Kt, UK Minister for Investment

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. 

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

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