Ian oversees all programs and services delivered by Schools Industry Partnership by a team of 23 personnel. He has held this position since 2005. He is widely known and respected by government, business and community leaders for his innovations and passion for inspiring young people to reach their full potential and to transition successfully from school into employment or further education.
David holds a Bachelors of Commerce (Economics), Arts (History and Development Studies) and Diploma of Music (Voice) from the University of Melbourne, and completed the altMBA16 in February 2018. David co-founded Red Hat Impact to help social enterprises grow and scale to financial sustainability.
Jeremy is the Founder and CEO of YTao Global, a technology platform that enables provenance and transparency for the $3Trillion global Fashion Apparel supply chain. His experience as an entrepreneur has seen him working within the retail technology industry for 15 years and has worked across local and international markets.
Sue has had a wild and crazy ride within the airline and travel industry over the past 30 years. As a senior airline executive with British Airways in both Australia and the U.K., her roles included Manager Sales London, General Manager 767 Fleet, General Manager British Airways/Qantas Joint Serves Agreement, and the Head of Australia Sales for Qantas.
Clayton Daniel, an Australian-based former tax accountant and financial adviser turned fintech investor and entrepreneur, author of #1 Amazon Bestseller 'Fund Your Ideal Lifestyle', co-founder of XY Adviser, and CEO of Sprout Superannuation.
James, along with his wife Chrissie run Ross Hill Wines. Apart from scoring 5 stars from James Halliday on their reds, Ross Hill Wines has an extraordinary focus on sustainability. They were the 1st Winery in Australia to be certified carbon neutral and this has led to significant business opportunities especially with Qantas.
Justin explains the correlation between business and ethics and how the two come hand in hand for successful businesses and the future of generations as well as the wealth and health of our planet. Justin shares with us the knowledge from his decade of entrepreneurial business experiences and his newest endeavour: Corporate Spend.
Dan is a social entrepreneur and accountant that is passionate about businesses that are improving the world. His passion for the ocean led him to co-found Clean Coast Collective, a not-for-profit environmental organisation stopping ocean pollution at the source.
Alison is the founder and Managing Director of Soil Cyclers, Queensland’s largest mobile soil recycling, decontamination, amelioration and waste reduction business. Last year Alison oversaw recycling projects on more than 50 sites, processing almost half a million cubic metres of material, saving clients more than $5 million and taking almost 30,000 truckloads off local roads.
Alex founded Positive Scenario in 2016, driven by his belief happiness is the key to personal and organisational success, inspired by the findings of Shawn Achor and other thought leaders in the field of positive psychology. Positive Scenario enables positive cultural transformation through tailored programs based on the findings from two decades of Positive Psychology research and studies.
Anna is passionate about Slow Fashion Business Model and Traceable Supply Chains creating long term change. Farm to Hangers Mission is to be Australia’s #1 sustainable brand and to revive a once vibrant industry.
Iain founded Pangolin in 2010 and has worked to make it the leading force in carbon neutrality in Australia. Pangolin’s core services include energy audits; greenhouse gas (GHG) assessments and verifications; and compliance programs such as National Greenhouse and Energy, the National Carbon Offset Scheme and the Emissions Reduction Fund.
Luke founded Salvos Legal as a world-first social enterprise law firm in 2010. He was the firm’s Managing Partner and a partner in the Corporate & Commercial team up until November 2017. Currently he is a Non Executive Director. Luke has been recognised as one of the 10 Most Innovative Lawyers in the Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers awards and one of Australia’s Best Lawyers in non-profit and charities law for the past two consecutive years.
Graham is the founder of Kusaga Athletic, pioneers in future fabrics and sustainable lifestyle apparel, and creators of the Greenest T-shirt on the Planet. As an established entrepreneur with a background in media, Graham recognised an opportunity to address the impact of climate change by reimagining the textile industry. Taking the principles of a circular economy and profit for purpose as its foundation, Kusaga Athletic is part of a new wave of socially focussed organisations using the...
Andrew is an accomplished social entrepreneur having spent the past 30 years seeding, nurturing and then mentoring over 15 successful social enterprises. Andrew has been recognised for his significant service to the community on becoming a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in 2013.
Special Offer USE CS15 for 15% off at etiko.com.au till 30/6/2018 Nick is the founder of not one but two fair trade brands Etiko Fair Trade (etiko.com.au) and Jinta Sport (jintasport.com.au) Through these two brands his company markets ethically produced, eco friendly clothing, footwear and sports gear. Awards: * 2008 Banksia Environmental Foundation Award- Most Sustainable Business in Australia * 2016 Australian Human Rights Award for Business * Australian Ethical Fashion Report, A+for the...
Lyn is a design communications specialist and leader of the Disruptive Media team. She has more than 25 years’ experience working in strategic planning, branding, social-impact communications, cause-related marketing, graphic design, photography, print and digital media, and video production.
Nicholas Bernhardt, Founder and Managing Director of GreenbizCheck. GreenBizCheck (www.greenbizcheck.com) is an Australian based company that operates globally and which provides cloud-based, predictive Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) solutions. They develop highly customised web applications centred around Supply Chain Management, Ethical Sourcing, Procurement and CSR Certification.
Kerry & Annie Hilton are Kiwis with a particular bias towards the poor, oppressed, the lonely and the outcast. In 1999 they moved to Calcutta, India and naively found an apartment on the doorstep of the city’s largest red light district, a place where poverty is no stranger. Setting out to make a difference, the Hiltons took up the challenge of founding a business to bring the choice of freedom for women trapped in prostitution.