Speakers 2017

The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian

Premier of New South Wales, Australia

The Hon. Paul Keating

Former Prime Minister of Australia

Joe Lonsdale

Founding Partner, 8VC

Jim Mellon

Chairman, Burnbrae

Ben Alexander

Principal, Ardea Investment Management

Raphael Arndt

Chief Investment Officer, Future Fund

Mike Cannon-Brookes

Co-Founder and CEO, Atlassian

Tim Carleton

Portfolio Manager, Auscap Asset Management

Peter Cooper

Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Cooper Investors

Hamish Douglass

Co-Founder and CEO, Magellan Financial Group

Professor Sally Dunwoodie

Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute

Steven Glass

Head of Research and Portfolio Manager, Pengana Captial Group

Blake Henricks

Portfolio Manager, Macquarie Investment Management

Dr Kit Huckvale

Black Dog Institute

Dawn Kanelleas

Portfolio Manager, Colonial First State Global Asset Management

Philip King

Chief Investment Officer, Regal Funds Management

Robert Luciano

Managing Partner, VGI Partners

Michael Messara

Co-Chief Investment Officer, Caledonia

Dr Eliana Marino


Ramez Naam

Futurist, Angel Investor, Former Microsoft Exec, Co-Chair Energy Singularity University

Ian Narev

CEO, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Mark Nelson

Chairman, Caledonia

David Prescott

Founding Director, Lanyon Asset Management

Dr Nikki Stamp

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Shane Finemore

Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Manikay Partners

Paul Rayson

Managing Director, CommSec

Matthew Ryland

Portfolio Manager, Greencape Capital

Annabel Spring

Group Executive Wealth Management, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Alex Waislitz

Founder and Chairman, Thorney Investment Group

Geoff Wilson

Chairman, Wilson Asset Management

Bobby Yazdani

Founder and Managing Partner, Cota Capital

Danny Yong

Co-Founder and CEO, Dymon Asia Capital

Dr Kaylene Young

MS Research Australia