Economics/Business Speakers

Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson, MA, D.Phil., is Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at Jesus College, Oxford University, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. His first book, Paper and Iron: Hamburg Business and German Politics in the Era ...

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Nick Farr-Jones

Articulate and intelligent, Nick Farr-Jones is a natural leader whose ability to motivate was clearly demonstrated in the Wallabies proven success record. Captain of the team which brought home the Rugby Union World Cup in 1991, the 1992 Bledisloe Cup and which convincingly defeated the Springboks in August 1992, Nick was Australia's most capped scrum half and its most capped captain. ...

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Nick Leeson

The collapse of Barings in 1995, and Nick Leeson's role in it, is one of the most spectacular debacles in modern financial history. How could one trader bring down the banking empire that had funded the Napoleonic Wars? Nick Leeson, the young gambler who found himself sucked into a terrifying spiral of loss was a working-class boy who lived high in an upper-class world until his unchecked gamblin ...

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Nicolas Frances

Nic is an outstanding speaker and at once powerful and compelling. He specializes in issues such as leadership, change management and social issues but is equally at home facilitating a business session or very entertaining after dinner speech. Nic is a world renowned social entrepreneur and an award-winning writer. Nic is the founding chairman and CEO of a global company delivering energy effic ...

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Omer Soker

Omer Soker has held senior general management roles with two multinational corporations. In contrast, he has also launched his own businesses in Hong Kong and Australia. He understands both perspectives. Omer has also been a corporate change agent, re-engineering two ailing businesses back to health through tough decisions and a 'succeed at all costs' ambition. Conversely, he has volunteered his ...

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Paul Clitheroe

Paul Clitheroe is Chairman of the Australian Government Financial Literacy Board. The Board sets and implements the National Strategy for financial literacy. It has a particular focus on schools, universities and vocational education. Paul established ipac securities in 1983. Ipac today manages $16 billion. Paul is an Executive Director. He was host of 'Money' on Channel 9 for almost 10 years. ...

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Paul Higgins

Paul established Emergent Futures Pty Ltd as a consulting company combining his long experience in business with his training as a futurist to assist organisations and individuals in the creation of strategy. Paul believes that the application of foresight tools to the strategy process can give organisations a critical edge in a fast moving modern world. He holds a First Class Honours Degree in V ...

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Paul Wallbank

Paul Wallbank is one of Australia's leading experts on how industries and societies are changing in this connected, globalised era . Paul helps businesses, governments and community organisations identify the opportunities in this time of rapid change. In explaining trends and technologies such as cloud computing, social networking and broadband technologies, Paul Wallbank deciphers the jargon an ...

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Peter Beattie

Peter Beattie was the 36th Premier of Queensland for nine years and leader of the Australian Labor Party in that state for eleven and a half years. His sweeping victories in the 2001, 2004 and 2006 state elections confirmed him as one of the most electorally successful politicians in Australia. His interests include economics and trade development, health, local government, housing, criminal law ...

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Peter Bush

Peter had a long and successful career in Fast Moving Consumer Goods, commencing with Johnson & Johnson out of university. He held senior roles with many leading companies including, S. C. Johnson, Foote Cone Belding, Reckitt & Coleman, Ampol/Caltex and Arnotts and was CEO of AGB McNair Schwarzkopf, and McDonald's. He also set up his own successful consulting business attracting a rich list of blu ...

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