2019 Carlton IN Business Keynote Speakers
Monty Hamilton - Digital Transformation and PwC Partner
Monty Hamilton presented at the Carlton IN Business Future of Business Breakfast proudly presented by Virgin Australia and CUA on 27 August at ZINC, Federation Square.
Nick Bell - Founder of ten digital agencies and an investor in technology, mining and hospitality.
Nick Bell presented at the Carlton IN Business Future of Business Breakfast proudly presented by Virgin Australia and CUA on 27 August at ZINC, Federation Square.
In 2008 at the age of 24, Bell launched his first business selling skincare products. He later closed the business due to supply chain issues. While operating his skincare business, he taught himself search engine optimisation. This led to him establishing WME, a search marketing firm he launched from his home with $400.The company grew to 700 employees and $45 million in revenue by 2016. Bell sold WME to Melbourne IT in 2017, but stayed on to expand the company internationally. Outside of WME, Bell has founded or co-founded over 12 companies, including Appscore, Trivegroup, and First Page Digital. Nicks most recent venture is Removify, a company he launched in 2019. The company removes unwanted and fake reviews published on websites such as Facebook, Rippoff Report, and in search results on Google.
Dr. Pamela O'Shea - Principal Security Consultant
Dr. Pamela O'Shea presented at the Carlton IN Business Future of Business Breakfast proudly presented by Virgin Australia and CUA on 27 August at ZINC, Federation Square.
Tony Crabb - National Director of Research Cushman & Wakefield
Tony Crabb presented at the Carlton IN Business Property and Investor Lunch presented by event partner Cushman & Wakefield,and partners Virgin Australia and CUA on 3 May at the Crown Aviary.
Tony Crabb is National Director of Research at Cushman and Wakefield working in the Melbourne office with the office, retail and industrial teams. Tony has worked in a research capacity for several organisations over the past 23 years. Tony is an advisor to the Reserve Bank of Australia where he is part of their business liaison unit. Tony is also an advisor to the Federal Department of Treasury.
Tony worked at ISPT where he was responsible for a $100 million listed property portfolio and investment research. Tony also worked as part of the senior management team on the strategic direction of ISPT’s $6 billion portfolio. Prior to moving into the property industry Tony spent ten years in equities funds management at Colonial, Institutional Stockbroking at Barclays and as an equities analyst.
Tony has a Bachelor of Arts degree, a Diploma of Financial Services, is a member of the Faculty of Australian Writers, is a graduate of Rogen, has qualifications in equities, futures, options and foreign exchange trading and is a published author. Tony is the author of four books including a bestseller. Tony also gave a TED talk at TEDx Queenstown in April 2016 on Climate Change and Property.
Paul Scurrah - Group CEO Virgin Australia
Paul Scurrah presented at the Carlton IN Business Luncheon proudly presented by Virgin Australia and CUA on 5 April 2019 at the Peninsula Docklands.
Paul Scurrah is the current Virgin Group CE. His previous roles included executive vice president of commercial and marketing at Aurizon; chief executive of Queensland Rail; chief executive and managing director of DP World Australian and director of the Gold Coast Football Club.
As well as this he
also has more than 20 years of experience in transport, tourism and customer service
at companies including Flight Centre, Tourism Queensland, Ansett, Quanta’s and
Sally Capp - Lord Mayor of Melbourne
Sally Capp presented at the Carlton IN Business Luncheon proudly presented by Virgin Australia and CUA on 5 April 2019 at the Peninsula Docklands.
Sally Capp was elected Lord Mayor of Melbourne in May 2018 and was the first woman to be directly elected as Lord Mayor.
Sally was also the first woman to hold the post of Agent-General for Victoria in the UK, Europe and Israel. She has also served as the CEO for the Committee for Melbourne and COO of the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.Sally began her career as a Solicitor, after completing Law (Hons) and Commerce degrees at the University of Melbourne.
Sally has held senior roles at both KPMG and ANZ, and she took the small business she co-founded to the ASX. Most recently she was Victorian Executive Director of the Property Council of Australia.In 2004 Sally made history as the first female board member of Collingwood FC. She is involved in a number of charities, currently sitting on the board of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, the Mary Jane Lewis Scholarship Foundation and the Melbourne University Faculty of Business and Economics.
Sally is also Honorary Patron of the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation, Trustee of the Shrine of Remembrance, Member of the Council of Capital City Lord Mayors, Patron of the Royal Victorian Association of Honorary Justices, Patron of the Royal Women’s Hospital Foundation and Victorian Honorary Vice President of the Australia-Britain Society (Victoria) Inc.
John Borghetti – Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director the Virgin Australia Group
John Borghetti presented at the Carlton IN Business Leaders of Industry evening presented by Virgin Australia and CUA on 13 March 2019 at Luminaire.
John Borghetti commenced as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Virgin Australia Group in May 2010 through to March 2019. Under his leadership, the Group has undergone a strategic repositioning.
Debra Robertson - Detective Superintendent, Organised Crime, Victoria Police
Debra Robertsonwill be presenting at the Carlton IN Business Leaders of Industry evening presented by Virgin Australia and CUA on 13 March 2019 at Luminaire.
Deb Robertson is the Detective Superintendent in charge of Organised Crime for the state of Victoria. She has been in Victoria Police for 36 years and a recipient of the Australia Police Medal for her outstanding contribution to policing, particularly recognising her commitment to diversity employment issues. Deb has spent much of her police career in criminal and specialist areas and has twice been recognised in the Excellence in Policing awards. Deb is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has served on boards over the last 15 years. Deb is very passionate about youth issues and has been President of Blue Light Victoria for 5 years, rebuilding the reputation and reconnecting Victoria Police and youth engagement. Deb has been married for 35 years with three children, is extremely proud of her family and through her family she remains well connected to the community and its expectations outside of policing. Most importantly Deb is a proud, passionate and paid up member of the Carlton Football Club.
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