2015 speakers

Rhod Ellis-Jones  / Ellis Jones

Rhod is the deputy chair of the Shared Value Project and a pioneer in the application of shared value in practice. Rhod is a business strategist with diverse experience deliver...

Ben Peacock

As the architect of two big impact, shared value ideas, Ben believes shared value is the only thing left that can save the world. Ben is founder of sustainability agency Republ...

Melinda Leth

Melinda is a strategist and innovator with over 10 years’ experience in helping for-profits, not-for-profits and governments create lasting commercial, social and environmental v...

Sasha Courville

Sasha Courville is responsible for Corporate Responsibility Strategy at NAB. Until joining the Corporate Responsibility team, her main focus was on driving NAB's Natural Value ...

Paula Benson

Paula is a leading Corporate Affairs professional and Non Executive Director with almost twenty years experience in large Banking & Financial Services, Media, Education and Res...

Leeora Black

Leeora Black is founder and managing director of the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility. Leeora is a globally recognised CSR and sustainability expert and has mo...

Peter Burns

Peter is the passionate, innovative and deeply committed leader of one of Victoria’s leading charities, YMCA Victoria. As a teen volunteer he witnessed the demise of the YMCA in ...

Mike Hirst

Mike Hirst was appointed as Managing Director of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank in July 2009. Since joining the bank in 2001, Mike has held the positions of Chief Executive Retail B...

Chris Newlan

Chris Newlan is Suncorp Personal Insurance’s Head of Strategy and Corporate Affairs. Chris’s role spans many of Australia’s most prominent insurance brands including AAMI, GI...

Sarah Cobourn

Sarah Cobourn is the Senior Officer of CSR and Corporate Affairs at Hitachi Australia. She also lectures at the Faculty of Business at the University of Technology Sydney. Sarah ha...