Innovative Leader Speaker Series

Innovative Leader Speaker Series

The Innovative Leader Speaker Series (ILSS) aims to inspire an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, providing you with access to the lessons and insights of successful leaders that have resulted in positive change through innovation and leadership.

This annual event is held at the Macquarie University North Ryde campus, and hosts GLP students, and members of the wider Macquarie community for a keynote address, followed by Q&A and a facilitated networking session with drinks and canapés.

GLP students networking

Some Previous ILSS Keynote Speakers

Rachel Botsman


Writer, Commentator, Collaborative Consumption Expert and Brand Strategy and Innovation Specialist.

Dr Jason Fox


Author, Motivation and Leadership Strategist and Design Expert.

Audette Exel AO


Lawyer, International Finance Expert, Philanthropic Innovator and Founder and CEO of Adara Group – A Business for Purpose.

Jirra Lulla Harvey


Jirra is the Founder of Kalinya Communications and in the business of storytelling - stories of cultural knowledge and resilience, stories on how Indigenous Knowledge can inform value-driven business and stories of diverse representation.

Dominic Campbell

Dominic Campbell

Dominic is the founder of FutureGov, which over the past eight years, has helped more than a hundred international authorities, across four continents, think differently about public services.

Noelene Nabulivou

Noelene Nabulivou works as a Political Adviser to Diverse Voices and Action (DIVA) for Equality, and is a grassroots educator, feminist lesbian researcher, activist, and social organiser in Fiji and the Pacific.

Nick Williams

Nick Williams

Nick Williams has a background in Astrophysics and Humanitarian Product Design. He’s the Co-founder of Sempo, which is using data-science to reinvent disaster response to make it more efficient, systematic and transparent.

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