Audette Exel AO

A financially sustainable business model, pioneered by banker turned chair and company director Audette Exel, is bridging the worlds of philanthropy and finance. What started as an idea mapped out with visual representations has become a highly successful global enterprise with an advisory business funding Adara Development’s vital work in health and education for women, children and communities living in poverty.

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Lisa Cotton
Rob Keldoulis

On the surface VivCourt Trading might look like your average financial trading firm.  But you just have to scratch the surface (or chat to anyone who works there!) to know it most definitely is not. VivCourt's founder, Rob Keldoulis, has taken the traditional corporate business model and flipped it on its head. He has challenged every aspect and come away with what he believes will evolve into the only sustainable corporate model of the future.

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Lisa Cotton
Prof Kristy Muir

Professor Kristy Muir is the CEO of the Centre for Social Impact (CSI), a Professor of Social Policy at UNSW Sydney and an elected member of UNSW Sydney’s Council. She has worked for more than two decades with for-purpose organisations to help understand, measure, and find innovative solutions to complex social problems.

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Lisa Cotton
Jan Owen AM

Jan is a highly regarded social entrepreneur, innovator, influencer and author who has spent the past 25 years growing Australia’s youth, social enterprise and innovation sectors. The CEO of the Foundation for Young Australians and YLab, the global youth futures lab, Jan’s lifelong mission is to unleash the potential of young people to lead positive change in the world. 

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Lisa Cotton
Michael Traill AM

As an ambitious, competitive kid from a public school who grew up in country town Victoria, Michael Traill converted privileged education opportunities in the hallowed halls of Melbourne University’s Trinity College and the ‘West Point of Capitalism’ at the Harvard Business School, into a high paid and successful career at Macquarie Bank. But at the peak of his career in his early forties he decided to leave that behind. 

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Lisa Cotton