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SEWF22 Speakers

SEWF22 was held in September 2022 and was open to all. Registration for Physical Passes and Digital Passes is closed now. Check out the program for more information.

Douglas Abdiel

Douglas Abdiel

Board Chair

Purpose and Growth

Australia

Rasha Abu Safieh

Rasha Abu Safieh

Co-Founder at STARlab & GGateway

Aotearoa New Zealand & Palestine

Deputy Mayor Krista Adams

Deputy Mayor Krista Adams

Deputy Mayor

Brisbane City Council

Australia

Emeline Afeaki-Mafile’o

Emeline Afeaki-Mafile’o

Founder, Executive Director

Affirming Works

Aotearoa New Zealand

Dylan Alcott AO

Dylan Alcott AO

Paralympian, advocate & Australian of the year

Australia

Matt Allen

Matt Allen

Senior Research Assistant

Yunus Centre Griffith University

Australia

Tom Allen

Tom Allen

Founder CEO

Impact Boom

Australia

Desmond Alugnao

Desmond Alugnao

Founder

GAYO

Ghana

Lucille Anak Awen Jon

Lucille Anak Awen Jon

Founder

Pungu Borneo

Malaysia

Tara Anderson

Tara Anderson

Executive Director, Strategy and Growth

Social Traders

Australia

Prince Edem Kelly Anyomitse

Prince Edem Kelly Anyomitse

Project Manager

Challenges Ghana

Ghana

Angelina Asenso-Addo

Angelina Asenso-Addo

Business Coach|Mentor

Ashesi Entrepreneurship Center

Ghana

Martin Avila

Martin Avila

CEO

CEIS

Scotland

Shelene Bailey

Shelene Bailey

Chief of Staff

Young Change Agents

Australia

Paul Barbaro

Paul Barbaro

Executive General Manager

IPA Personnel (a division of genU)

Australia

Katy Barfield

Katy Barfield

Founder & CEO

Yume Food Australia

Australia

Seán Barnes

Seán Barnes

Social Procurement Advisor

Barnz Ltd

Aotearoa New Zealand

Rowan Barnett

Rowan Barnett

Director Europe, Middle East & Africa

Google.org

Germany

Kate Barrelle

Kate Barrelle

Chief Impact Officer and Co-Founder

STREAT

Australia

Hamzah Bin Hamizan

Hamzah Bin Hamizan

Programmes and Community Executive

TEGAS Digital Village

Malaysia

Zoë Black

Zoë Black

Co-Founder and CEO

Happy Paws Happy Hearts

Australia

Limbi Blessing Tata

Limbi Blessing Tata

Founder/Executive Director

Ecological Balance Cameroon

Cameroon

Jennifer Briscoe-Hough

Jennifer Briscoe-Hough

General Manager

Tender Funerals Australia

Australia

Dr Catherine Brown OAM

Dr Catherine Brown OAM

CEO

Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation

Australia

Linda Brown

Linda Brown

CEO and President

Torrens University Australia

Australia

Sarah Brown AM

Sarah Brown AM

CEO

Purple House

Australia

Riannah Burns

Riannah Burns

Social Finance Analyst

White Box Finance

Australia

Cameron Campbell

Cameron Campbell

Founder CEO

STAT SALUS

United Kingdom

Guillermo Casasnovas

Guillermo Casasnovas

Professor

Esade Business School

Spain

Troy Casey

Troy Casey

Director

Magpie Goose

Australia

Nathan Chan

Nathan Chan

Founder & CEO

Mission Fortitude

China

Oliver Chang

Oliver Chang

Co-Founder, Chief Operations & Impact Officer

Impact Hub Taipei

Taiwan

Ronnie Cheung

Ronnie Cheung

Founder

House of Empathy

Hong Kong

Elizabeth Chick-Blount

Elizabeth Chick-Blount

Executive Director

Buy Social Canada

Canada

Lorraine Corcoran

Lorraine Corcoran

Founder and Director

Social Enterprise Republic of Ireland (SERI)

Ireland

Karla Córdoba-Brenes

Karla Córdoba-Brenes

Co-Founder

Cambiatus

Costa Rica

Brady Cronin

Brady Cronin

Board Director

ACRE - Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship

Australia

Mick Cronin

Mick Cronin

Executive Manager - Youth Justice & Social Enterprise

YMCA Victoria Youth Services

Australia

Maeve Curtin

Maeve Curtin

Policy & Research Manager

SEWF

Scotland

Andy Daly

Andy Daly

Head of Corporate Partnerships

Social Enterprise UK

United Kingdom

Mark Daniels

Mark Daniels

Chief Operating Officer

White Box Enterprises

Australia

Mike Davis

Mike Davis

Head of Strategic Partnerships & Communications

Infoxchange

Australia

Tom Dawkins

Tom Dawkins

Co-founder, CEO

StartSomeGood

Australia

Brett de Hoedt

Brett de Hoedt

Mayor

Hootville Communications

Australia

Lucretia de Jong

Lucretia de Jong

CEO and Founder

Social Outcome Solutions Pty Ltd

Australia

Audrey Deemal

Audrey Deemal

Executive Leader

Cape York Partnership

Australia

Daniela Deuber

Daniela Deuber

CEO

SEND

Germany

Azima Dhanjee

Azima Dhanjee

CEO/Co-founder

ConnectHear

Pakistan

Dianne Dredge

Dianne Dredge

Founder/Director

The Tourism Colab

Australia

Sharon Ede

Sharon Ede

Senior Adviser, Transformation & Innovation

Green Industries SA

Australia

Adam Elman

Adam Elman

Head of Sustainability - EMEA

Google

UK

Seb Elsworth

Seb Elsworth

Chief Executive

Access - The Foundation for Social Investment

United Kingdom

Chris Ennis

Chris Ennis

Director

CERES

Australia

Cinnamon Evans

Cinnamon Evans

CEO

CERES

Australia

Audette Exel AO

Audette Exel AO

Founder and Chair

Adara Group

Australia

Honourable Di Farmer MP

Honourable Di Farmer MP

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development

Queensland Government

Australia

Simon Fenech

Simon Fenech

General Manager

Fruit2work

Australia

Izzy Fenwick

Izzy Fenwick

Founder

FENWICK

Aotearoa New Zealand

Kylie Flament

Kylie Flament

General Manager

Green Connect

Australia

Daniel Flynn

Daniel Flynn

Co-founder, Managing Director

ThankYou

Australia

Rowan Foley

Rowan Foley

CEO

Aboriginal Carbon Foundation

Australia

Chris Gale

Chris Gale

Head of Social Impact

eBay

United Kingdom

Samantha Garbutt

Samantha Garbutt

General Manager - Operations

Australian Spatial Analytics

Australia

Liandra Gaykamangu

Liandra Gaykamangu

co-CEO

Enterprise Learning Projects

Australia

Rona Glynn-McDonald

Rona Glynn-McDonald

CEO

Common Ground

Australia

Matthew Goldsworthy

Matthew Goldsworthy

CEO & Founder

Youth Arts New Zealand (YANZ)

Aotearoa New Zealand

Cissy Gore-Birch

Cissy Gore-Birch

Co-Chair

ICIN (Indigenous Carbon Industry Network)

Australia

Rebecca Gorman

Rebecca Gorman

Ecological Farmer and Former Journalist

Australia

Rebecca Green

Rebecca Green

Head of Social Procurement Services

Social Traders

Australia

Eloise Hall

Eloise Hall

Co-Founder, Managing Director

TABOO Period Products

Australia

Alex Hannant

Alex Hannant

Co-Director / Professor of Practice

The Yunus Centre, Griffith University

Australia

Gerry Higgins

Gerry Higgins

Founder & MD

SEWF

Scotland

Tricia Hiley

Tricia Hiley

Co-founder

The Mallacoota Wilderness Collective Inc

Australia

Franziska Hirschelmann

Franziska Hirschelmann

CEO

jobs4refugees

Germany

Eugene Ho

Eugene Ho

Head of Corporate Social Responsibility

SAP

Singapore

Peter Holbrook

Peter Holbrook

Chief Executive Officer

Social Enterprise UK

UK

Lesego Holzapfel

Lesego Holzapfel

Founder

Bee Loved Honey

South Africa

Cheree Hunter

Cheree Hunter

Manager Inclusive and Creative Communities

Banyule City Council

Australia

Usman Iftikhar

Usman Iftikhar

CEO

Catalysr

Australia

Mohammad Issa

Mohammad Issa

Founder and President

Creativity Lab for Empowerment and Innovation

Palestine

Huda Jaffer

Huda Jaffer

Director

Selco Foundation

India

Lateesha Jeffrey

Lateesha Jeffrey

Director and Consultant

Wave of Change Consultancy

Australia

Fiona Jose

Fiona Jose

CEO

Cape York Partnership

Australia

Emma Joyce

Emma Joyce

Coordinator

Banyule City Council

Australia

Te Pūoho Kātene

Te Pūoho Kātene

Executive Director

Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust

Aotearoa New Zealand

Andrew Keast

Andrew Keast

Director

Wayfairer

Australia

Murray Kennedy

Murray Kennedy

Founder, CEO

Pathway Group

New Zealand

Joanne Kennett

Joanne Kennett

Senior Manager - Social Procurement & Workforce Development

Transport for New South Wales

Australia

Amanda Kiessel

Amanda Kiessel

Cocreator

Good Market

USA

Sasibai Kimis

Sasibai Kimis

Founder & Chief Innovation Officer

Earth Heir

Malaysia

Michael Krafft

Michael Krafft

Regional Manager

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training

Australia

Joe Kwon

Joe Kwon

Founder

Convict Fitness

Australia

Andrea Lane

Andrea Lane

Co-Founder

FLOAT

Australia

Huixi Lee

Huixi Lee

Founder; Member

UNITE Workshops; KIDsforSDGs

Malaysia

Mindy Leow

Mindy Leow

Director of Growth and Impact

B Lab Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand

Australia

Annie Lewin

Annie Lewin

Senior Director of Advocacy and Asia Pacific

Google.org

Aoteraroa New Zealand

Michael Lim

Michael Lim

Founder and Managing Director

Beyond Value

Australia

Kaj Lofgren

Kaj Lofgren

Strategy Lead

Regen Melbourne

Australia

India Miro Logan-Riley

India Miro Logan-Riley

Climate Justice Organiser

ActionStation

Aotearoa New Zealand

Angharad Lubbock

Angharad Lubbock

Head of Advisory Services and Programs

White Box Enterprises

Australia

Finlay MacLennan

Finlay MacLennan

Development Manager

Community Land Outer Hebrides

Scotland

Catriona Maddocks

Catriona Maddocks

Co-Founder

Catama

Malaysia

Hélène Malandain

Hélène Malandain

Chair

SEWF

Aotearoa New Zealand

Chris Martin

Chris Martin

CEO

Social Enterprise Scotland

Scotland

Mark McKenzie-McHarg

Mark McKenzie-McHarg

Director

Mach 2 Consulting

Australia

Neil Mclean

Neil Mclean

CEO

Social Enterprise Academy

United Kingdom

Margaret McSporran

Margaret McSporran

Head of Social Enterprise Development

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Scotland, UK

Clair Millar

Clair Millar

Principal

GHD

Australia

Mariam S. Mohammed

Mariam S. Mohammed

Senior Community Manager/Co Founder

Super Fierce / MoneyGirl

Australia

Jess Moore

Jess Moore

CEO

Social Enterprise Australia

Australia

Melina Morrison

Melina Morrison

CEO

Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals

Australia

Belinda Morrissey

Belinda Morrissey

CEO

English Family Foundation

Australia

Nasteho Mukhtar

Nasteho Mukhtar

Program Cordinator

Ethni

Australia

Sian Murray

Sian Murray

Creative Director and Co-Founder

Pleasant State

Australia

Nicola Nation

Nicola Nation

Chief Executive Officer

The Ākina Foundation

New Zealand

Georgie Nicholson

Georgie Nicholson

Partnership Manager

HeyGirls

United Kingdom

Jonie Nishimura

Jonie Nishimura

Founder and Director

Connected Youth for Climate Conservation (CYCC)

Japan

Ellen Oetelmans

Ellen Oetelmans

Program Manager

Amsterdam Impact

The Netherlands

Ong Hui Yu

Ong Hui Yu

Collaborative Financing Lead

Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise, raiSE Ltd

Singapore

Hedayat Osyan

Hedayat Osyan

CEO

CommUnity Construction

Australia

Alfie Othman

Alfie Othman

CEO

Singapore Centre For Social Enterprise, raiSE

Singapore

Elise Parups

Elise Parups

CEO

Queensland Social Enterprise Council Ltd

Australia

Nick Pearce

Nick Pearce

Co-Founder & CEO

HoMie

Australia

Robert Pekin

Robert Pekin

CEO

Food Connect Shed

Australia

Danny Quinn

Danny Quinn

Founding Director

Black Sheep Collective C.I.C.

United Kingdom

Kate Raworth

Kate Raworth

Creator

Doughnut Economics

United Kingdom

Luz Restrepo

Luz Restrepo

Co-Founder and Director

Migrant Women in Business

Australia

Rosa Ricucci

Rosa Ricucci

Director of Fellowship

Ashoka Spain

Spain

Emma-Kate Rose

Emma-Kate Rose

Executive Director

Food Connect Foundation

Australia

Pat Ryan

Pat Ryan

CEO

Dismantle

Australia

Connor Sattely

Connor Sattely

International Hub Manager

Social Enterprise Academy

The Netherlands

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner

Brisbane Lord Mayor

Brisbane City Council

Australia

Clinton Schultz

Clinton Schultz

Founder

Sobah

Australia

Rebecca Scott

Rebecca Scott

CEO/Co-Founder

STREAT

Australia

Alexie Seller

Alexie Seller

Co-CEO

Enterprise Learning Projetcts / Impact North

Australia

Amanda Shepherd

Amanda Shepherd

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Green Fox Studio

Australia

Natasha Short

Natasha Short

Founder

Kimberley Jiyigas

Australia

Tiarne Shutt

Tiarne Shutt

Associate Director - Business Advisory

First Australians Capital

Australia

Ben Smith

Ben Smith

Lead, Impact Investing

Paul Ramsay Foundation

Australia

Chin Ching Soo

Chin Ching Soo

Head of Sustainability Governance & Advisory

Westpac

Australia

Aimee Spence

Aimee Spence

Rural Social Enterprise Coordinator

Inspiralba

Scotland

Marlene Spencer

Marlene Spencer

Board Director/Treasurer

Purple House

Australia

Primož Šporar

Primož Šporar

CEO

FUND2740 - High Impact Foundation

Slovenia

Victor Steffensen

Victor Steffensen

Co Founder

Firesticks

Australia

Juvita Tatan Wan

Juvita Tatan Wan

Co-Founder

The Tuyang Initiative

Malaysia

Litia Taukäve

Litia Taukäve

Founding Director

Loving Islands (Fiji)

Fiji / Australia

Luke Terry

Luke Terry

CEO

White Box Enterprises

Australia

Laura Thompson

Laura Thompson

CEO Founder

Clothing The Gaps

Australia

Nataly Tormey

Nataly Tormey

Founder

Contribute Group

Australia

Patricia Torres

Patricia Torres

Founder CEO

Mamanyjun Tree Enterprises Pty Ltd trading as Mayi Harvests

Australia

Stephen Torsi

Stephen Torsi

Program Manager - Inclusive, Sustainable Economy & Jobs

Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation

Australia

Alex Toselli

Alex Toselli

Founder and CEO

Albergo Etico

Italy

Alexandra van der Ploeg

Alexandra van der Ploeg

Head of Corporate Social Responsibility

SAP

Germany

Jorien van Lookeren Campagne

Jorien van Lookeren Campagne

Project Manager Government Relations

Social Enterprise NL

The Netherlands

Egon van Wees

Egon van Wees

Program coordinator

Amsterdam Impact

The Netherlands

Flora Vano

Flora Vano

Country Manager

ActionAid Vanuatu

Vanuatu

Éva Varga

Éva Varga

Vice-chair

Hungarian Social Enterprise Coalition

Hungary

Kim Wallace

Kim Wallace

Director of Membership

Social Enterprise Scotland

Scotland

Libby Ward-Christie

Libby Ward-Christie

Director

Centre for Social Impact, Swinburne

Australia

Richard Warner

Richard Warner

CEO of Nundah Community Enterprises Cooperative & Chair (Voluntary) of Queensland Social Enterprise Council

Australia

Donna Marie Wate

Donna Marie Wate

Founder

Mere Care

Solomon Islands

Douglas Westwater

Douglas Westwater

CEO

Community Enterprise Ltd

United Kingdom

Steve Williams

Steve Williams

Founder

Mind Flow Grow

Australia

Tori Williamson

Tori Williamson

Director of Education and Consulting

Buy Social Canada

Canada

Sara Wolfe

Sara Wolfe

Director, Indigenous Innovation Initiative

Grand Challenges Canada

Canada

Sharon Zivkovic

Sharon Zivkovic

Co-Chair

Catalyst 2030 Australia Chapter

Australia

Edwin Zu-Cudjoe

Edwin Zu-Cudjoe

CEO

Social Enterprise Ghana

Ghana