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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

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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

The Hon. Mrs Jeannie Lopes

AMBASSADOR UNITED KINGDOM, BOARD DIRECTOR Jeannie Lopes is a Senior Advisor to Bondi Partners based in London. She has deep networks across the political and private sectors and possesses broad … Continued

Kate Glazebrook

ADVANCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNER 2019 Kate is Co-founder, Chair, and previous CEO of Applied, the essential platform for de-biased recruiting. Applied uses behavioural and data science to help … Continued

Angelica Mesiti

ADVANCE ARTS AWARD WINNER 2019 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 … Continued

Daria Rippingale

ADVANCE FINANCIAL SERVICES AWARD WINNER 2019 Daria is Chief Executive Officer at Bankingblocks, a European wholesale banking and payment provider, serving global fintech and payment companies. She founded the company … Continued

John Mattick AO

ADVANCE GLOBAL IMPACT AWARD WINNER 2019 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 … Continued

Michelle Grant

ADVANCE FOOD AND AGRICULTURE AWARD WINNER 2019 Michelle Grant is a food system and sustainability professional who has worked at the interface of research, education and practice for more than … Continued

Alexandra Readhead

ADVANCE ENERGY AND RESOURCES AWARD WINNER 2018 Alexandra Readhead works with governments of developing countries to strengthen their laws, institutions and capabilities to address tax avoidance in the extractive sector. … Continued

Leanne Kemp

ADVANCE TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AWARD WINNER 2018 Leanne Kemp is the Founder & CEO of Everledger. With extensive experience in emerging technology, business, jewellery and insurance, Leanne is pushing boundaries by addressing … Continued

Cameron Hepburn

ADVANCE CLEAN TECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNER 2015 Cameron is an academic and entrepreneur. He is Professor of environmental economics at the University of Oxford, based at the Smith School and the … Continued

Lynette Wallworth

ADVANCE ARTS AWARD WINNER 2016 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 … Continued

Robert Rankin

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

Michael Daffey is the Chairman of Bitcoin firm, Galaxy Digital. Previously he acted as Global Co-Chief Operating Officer of the Equities Franchise at Goldman Sachs. He is a member of … Continued

Odaria Finemore

AMBASSADOR UNITED STATES AMERICA 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 … Continued

Jonathan Mills AO

ADVANCE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AWARD WINNER 2014 “As an artist himself, a composer, Jonathan understands the arts from a personal perspective. He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the humanities, music especially, … Continued

Andrew Harper

ADVANCE SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD WINNER 2017 Andrew Harper has been working with refugees since the 1990s when he worked in Turkey during the first gulf war for UNHCR. Famously he … Continued

Milton Catelin

ADVANCE MINING AND RESOURCES AWARD WINNER 2014 Milton is a pragmatic yet courageous leader within the coal industry. He has brought together diverse parties – some of whom who are … Continued

Dr Peter Carberry

ADVANCE FOOD AND AGRICULTURE AWARD WINNER 2015 Dr Peter Carberry is a distinguished graduate of the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment awarded with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with … Continued

Karyl Nairn

ADVANCE FINANCIAL SERVICES AWARD WINNER 2014 Karyl Nairn, Queens Counsel (QC), was born in Perth and is a graduate of the University of Western Australia. She practised law in Perth … Continued

Lord Michael Hintze AM

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 Hall AM

ADVANCE FINANCIAL SERVICES AWARD WINNER 2013 “Peter presents a model of how a business can effectively engage with the important environmental issues of our day, not only to fulfil the … Continued

Siobhan Reddy

ADVANCE COMMERCIAL CREATIVES AWARD WINNER 2015 Siobhan Reddy is Studio Director at Media Molecule, the band of creative minds behind the hugely successful and innovative LittleBigPlanet game franchise. Cultivating an … Continued

Justin O’Shea

ADVANCE COMMERCIAL CREATIVES AWARD WINNER 2016 Justin spent his formative years in a remote aboriginal community in Queensland, Australia, working in the mines with his father and unpacking boxes at … Continued