Common Wealth Speakers

Speakers Confirmed

The Common Wealth event is a TEDx style event focused on “stakeholders with a stake”.  We are excited to announce the line up.

Session 1: ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION (9:00 AM – 11: AM) 

Opening Remarks: Emmanuel Josserand Director of UTS Centre for Business and Social Innovation

  • Purpose Led Economy:  Dr Melissa Edwards Director Executive MBA Program
    UTS Business School 
  • Modern Finance Risk:  Richard Schutte of The Complexity Void
  • Green Re-Industrialisation:  Dr Jose Ramos of Ethical Fields
  • Co-operative Capital:  Robyn Donnelly authored the Co-operative National Law (Corporations Act equivalent)

Session 2: COMMUNITY WEALTH BUILDING (11:30 AM – 1:00 PM)

  • Equity Crowdfunding: Anna Guenther of PledgeMe (licensed Equity Crowd Funding Intermediary) 
  • Anchor Institutions: Mark Daniels of Social Traders (Social Enterprise Procurement)
  • Community Wealth Building: Jason Twill of Urban Apostles
  • Economic Opportunity In Sharing: Sabrina Chakori of Brisbane Tool Library

Session 3: WHO HAS A STAKE? (2:00 PM – 3:30PM)

  • Gender At Stake: Moire Were (AM) of HenHouse Co-operative (Closing the gender investment gap)
  • Co-operative Advantage: Sam Byrne of Co-operatives Federation of NSW
  • Women Funding Women: Julie Trell of SheEO and MuruD
  • Conservation Capital: Rohan Clarke of Trust for Nature and Bonds Co-operative

Session 4: STAKEHOLDERS WITH A STAKE (4:00 PM – 6:00 PM)

  • Neo Mutuals: – Adjunct Professor at Hult International Business School and creator of the Digital Value Capture framework.
  • Pre Payment Funding: – Kevin Cox of Pre Power Renewable Energy Co-operative
  • Employee Buy-Out: Rob McMaster previous owner of CMAC Industries
  • Local Economics: Ian McBurney of BHive Co-operative

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