Professor Kristjanson will share her thoughts on the critical role of universities in shaping our future. She calls for us to be thoughtful about the technologically-driven revolution we are living through, and will outline how the fourth industrial revolution demands the development of new, multifaceted universities. A responsive, responsible and rigorous mindset will see the evolution of new, multifaceted universities that are engaged with the communities we serve to create and share knowledge for humanity.
Shared value involves the concept of how to mobilise businesses resources to solve the worlds social problems. Dr Yates will discuss the role of philanthropy and government and social enterprise as well as intrapreneurship in solving societies problems. Peter is chair and founded the Australian arm of “the shared value project and also founded and a director of the Hong Kong arm.
Professor Kristjanson AO is Vice-Chancellor of Swinburne University of Technology. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology & Engineering (ATSE).
Professor Kristjansonis Chair of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre and Director of Global Citizen Australia and Education Australia Ltd.
In 2017 Professor Kristjanson was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday honours list. She was recognised for her distinguished service to tertiary education through leadership and governance roles, strategic and innovative university reforms, contributions to cancer research and palliative care, and to women.
Peter is Chairman of the Shared Value Project and has been working with senior leaders from business, government and community organisations to encourage the widespread adoption of shared value – where companies solve social issues while gaining a competitive advantage – in the Asia Pacific.
He is Deputy Chairman of The Myer Family Investments Ltd, a Director of AIA Australia Limited and a Director of Linfox Australia Pty Ltd. He is Chairman of a number of important medical, academic, scientific and socio-economic institutions.
Until 2001 he worked in the Investment Banking industry including 15 years with Macquarie Bank. He held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Publishing and Broadcasting Limited from 2001-2004. In the June 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours, Peter was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for service to education, to the financial services industry and to a range of arts, science and charitable organisations and in 2017 was made a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE).
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