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We are truly honoured to have the support and involvement of our Advance Ambassadors, whose generosity allows us to take our important work to the next level and continue to help the next generation of global Australians. For more information about this program, please contact our CEO, Maria MacNamara .

Advance Lifetime Ambassadors

Advance Lifetime Ambassadors have a special place in our hearts as past Advance Board of Directors and Special Advisors, who have kindly given their time over the years to provide strategic guidance and leadership. 

Christopher Aitken, Managing Director, Borondi Group
Simon Allen, Chief Business Officer, Ambrx
Nina Blackwell, Executive Director, Fireflight Foundation
Glen Boreham AM, Director
Rosalind Coffey, Global Human Resources Director, Banking and Financial Service Group, Macquarie
John Cullity, Principal, Torreya Partners
Micko O’Donnell, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Elena Douglas, Convenor, Chief Executive Officer, Knowledge Society
Simon Fraser, Partner, Ashurst
Tan Kueh, Director, Balanced Talent Limited
Paul MacIntosh, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Tim Maher, Managing Director, Platinum Asset Management 
David Malliband, Partner, Baker & McKenzie
Samuel May, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP  
Dr Larry Marshall, CEO, CSIRO
Liz O’Connell, Director, Liz O’Connell Consulting
Tim O’Connor, President & CEO, Elyptol Inc, Inc
Paul O’Donnell, CEO, Lisdoonvarna
Sylvana Caloni, Founder and Senior Consultant, SC Executive Coaching
Margaret Rose AM, Joint Founder, Rose Property Group Pty Ltd
Adrian Turner, CEO, FireFund
Gene van Grecken, Head of Architecture – APCA and Japan, Asurion
Richard Webby, Group CTO/CIO, Scentre Group
Donna Whittaker, Finance and Administration Manager, Whittaker Corporate
Derek Youdale, Data Enablement, AstraZeneca
Carla Zampatti AC, Executive Chairman, Carla Zampatti