Past speakers

Virginia Trioli

Virginia Trioli is the co-host of ABC News Breakfast, and has been presenting the program since its launch in November, 2008. A two-time Walkley Award winner, Virginia has an es...

Dame Julia Cleverdon DCVO, CBE

Dame Julia Cleverdon DCVO, CBE is a passionate and practical campaigner who has gained an international reputation for 'connecting the unconnected', inspiring individuals and organ...

Rebecca Bryant

Rebecca Bryant is Assistant Secretary of the Economic Engagement Branch in DFAT. From 2010-12, Rebecca was AusAID's Head of Office in Beijing, with responsibility for Australia's a...

Jo Osorio

Jo has worked in the industry for more than 14 years and has a proven ability to lead international and in-market communication strategies for the world’s largest and most-truste...

Simon Faivel

Simon Faivel is a Director in the Consulting team at Social Ventures Australia. Simon’s focus is on measurement and evaluation and he leads SVA’s work on Social Return on Inves...

Phil Preston

Phil Preston rode his own ‘wave’ in the corporate sector as the head of a financial research team responsible for $40 billion of global investments. In his role, he became acut...

Les Hems

Les brings more than 20 years experience in research design, qualitative and quantitative research methods, evaluation, problem and program analysis, and outcomes and value measu...

Bruce Harvey

With 38 years of worldwide field experience in the mining industry, Bruce was a key contributor to 'Extracting with Purpose' (2014). In his early career as a geologist Bruce dev...

Paul Ronalds

Paul Ronalds is one of Australia’s leading voices on poverty eradication and international development. He joined Save the Children Australia as Chief Executive Officer in Jul...