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CONTACT IABCA

 

Email:   awards@gandhicreations.com.au

Phone: 02 8005 6280

Mail:     Gandhi Creations
              PO BOX 235,
              Neutral Bay, NSW 2089

IABCA PANEL OF EXPERTS 2020

Dhananjay Singh

Director General

National HRD Network (NHRDN), India

Professor Jane Den Hollander AO

Vice-Chancellor

The University of Western Australia

Elena Norman

CEO

Hockey India

Professor Bas Baskaran

Associate Dean International & Partnership

Deakin University

An experienced senior academic leader with excellent strategic planning, partnership negotiations, and human resource management skills in the tertiary engineering education sector in Australia.Responsible for developing and implementing international partnerships between Deakin University and other tertiary institutions in Asia.

Mr Dhananjay Singh is Director General and National Board Member, National HRD Network (NHRDN). He was Executive Director, NHRDN from September, 2011 to February, 2017. NHRDN is the largest network of HR Professionals in India.

Elena Norman is the CEO of Hockey India, the governing body for the sport of Hockey in India. She has worked in the Indian sports industry for more than twelve years. Her expertise, along with her dedication towards the development of Indian Hockey has seen the sport improve tremendously over the past decade. 

Professor den Hollander introduced LIVE the future, an aspiration for Deakin to drive the digital frontier in higher education, harnessing the power, opportunity and reach of new and emerging technologies in all that it does.

Dr Jim Taggart OAM

 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Margaret Faux

CEO - Founder

Synapse Medical Services

Ravin Mirchandani

Chairman

Ador Powertron & Acusensus Pty Ltd

Dr Jim Taggart is a Chairman, Non-Executive Committee (Audit & Risk) Member, and Financial Services Professional with over 30 years of Board level experience across the public, private (finance planning, investment, development) and community (Church, local area support and fundraising) sectors.

Margaret Faux is the Founder and CEO of Synapse Medical Services. Over the past 10 years Synapse has become an internationally recognised digital health company with offices spanning 3 continents. Synapse has conducted business from India for 10 years and currently employs approximately 100 staff in its local Chennai office.

Maria is the CEO of Advance.org, a trusted platform that connects Global Australians with Australia to drive better collaboration, innovation and investment.investment. Advance.org recognises and celebrate the impact and achievements of Global Australians to inspire the next generation of leaders.

Ravin moved to Australia (Brisbane) in 1993 at the age of 23, to complete my MBA at QUT. He managed two businesses which span operations in India and Australia, including manufacturing and design in both countries.

Ritesh Singh

Commercial director

Unimoni 

Sandip Hor

Chairman

AITCC

Ritesh is an accomplished International Executive, and currently the Executive Director for Australia and sits on the board of 4 APAC countries for Unimoni, with more than 18 years of experience in banking, financial services and consulting sector across 3 continents.

Currently the Chairman of Australia, India Travel & Tourism Council (AITTC) – an Australian national body dedicated to facilitating growth in bi-lateral travel between Australia and India both ways,  Sandip Hor is also a prolific travel writer.

IABCA PANEL OF EXPERTS 2019

Christine Holman GAICD
 Non-Executive Director

Moorebank International Company

Arun Sharma

Chairman

Celebrate India

DD Saxena

Managing Director

ROBE

Dr Clinton de Bruyn GAICD 

Director

Treasury Queensland

Elena Kirillova

 State Director, NSW/ACT

​Australian Trade and Investment Commission,(Austrade)

Francis Wong OAM, OSJ, FAICD

Board Member

Tourism Australia 

Jasmin Kaur

Managing Director

PWC

Jonty Ephron

Former CRO

ANZ

Dr Maurice L Newman AC, HonDBus Macq, FSIA, FSAA, FAICD

Chairman

Mukund Narayanamurti

CEO

Asialink Business

Petula Thomas

Director

Indo - Australian Chamber of Commerce

Swati Dave 

Managing Director & CEO

EFIC

Tracey Vieira 

CEO

Screen Queensland

Tracey Winters 

Head of Government and Public Affairs

Santos

Vivek Bhatia 

CEO

Australia Pacific, QBE

IABCA PANEL OF EXPERTS 2018

Andrea Gleason

Director

DFAT Western Australia

Andy Fell

Founder

GiFT 631

Anupam Sharma

Director

Temple Films

Brendan Smyth

Commissioner for International Engagement

Office of International Engagement

Chidambaram Srinivasan

 Former Victorian Multicultural Commissioner

The East West Overseas Aid Foundation

Kylie Bell

Executive Director Industry

Trade & Investment at NSW Department of Industry

Linda Fazldeen AM FAICD FIML

Director Community Engagement Defence NT

Department Trade, Business and Innovation NTG

Marcia Hoffmann

Deputy CEO

Trade & Investment Queensland

Michelle Wade

Commissioner to South Asia

Government of Victoria

Natasha Malani

Deputy Lord Mayor

Adelaide City Council

Neville Roach AO

Chairman

Tata Consultancy Services

Rohini Kappadath

General Manager

Immigration Museum

Tess Bishop

Deputy Director General of Strategy and Engagement

Queensland Department of Premier and Cabinet

IABCA PANEL OF EXPERTS 2017

Dan Gregory

CEO

The Impossible Institute

Doug Ferguson

Chairman

Asia Society

Elena Kirillova

 State Director, NSW/ACT

​Australian Trade and Investment Commission, (Austrade)

Erin Watson-Lynn

Director

Asialink Diplomacy

Gail Ker OAM

CEO

Access Community Services Ltd

Jacinta Thompson

Executive Director

University of South Australia Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Kumar Parakala

Global Digital Leader

GHD

Dr Parag Shirnamé

Vice President Client Services

Aurus Inc USA

Peter O'Byrne

 Chair, National Advisory Board

Export Council of Australia

Sam Graham

CEO

Australian Football League NSW/ACT

Sheba Nandkeolyar

Board Member
Australia India Council, DFAT

Umesh Chandra

CEO

Chantex

Virginia Greville

Former Chief Executive Officer

Trade & Investment Queensland

IABCA PANEL OF EXPERTS 2016

Anthea Hancocks

CEO

The Scanlon Foundation

Associate Professor Adrian Vicary

Fellow of the University of SA

Dhruba Gupta,

Managing Director

DBM Consultants 

The Honourable Daniel Mookhey MLC

NSW Parliament

Linda Fazldeen

Former Ministerial Adviser to the Chief Minister of NT

Lisa McAuley

CEO

Export Council of Australia

Nicola Watkinson

 Minister Commercial and Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner South Asia

Austrade

Neville Roach AO

Chairman

Tata Consultancy Services

Parsuram Sharma-Luital JP

Hon Secretary

FECCA

Peeyush Gupta

Board member

SBS

Professor Arun Sharma

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

QUT

Robyn Hendry

CEO

Canberra Business Chamber

Stuart Davis

Chairman

South Asia Forum

IABCA PANEL OF EXPERTS 2015

Brian Hayes QC

Barrister and Legal Policy

Environmental and Human Rights Lawyer

Dr G.K (Harry) Harinath, OAM

Chairman

Multicultural NSW

Dr Marlene Kanga AM

Chair & President
World Federation of Engineering Organisations

Dr Sev Ozdowski OAM FAICD

Former Chair
Australian Multicultural Council

Harish Rao

 Global Head - Business Development

Sundaram Business Services

Jim Varghese AM

Chairman

 Australia India Business Council

Julie Owens MP

Federal Shadow Minister for Small Business

Kumud Merani

National Executive Producer

SBS Hindi Radio

Michael Moignard

 Former Australian Trade Commissioner

Peter Kerr

Sydney-based Executive Director

Asialink Business

Michael Carter

State Director, Western Australia

Austrade

Lisa Singh

Tasmania Labor Senator

The Hon Philip Ruddock MP

Member for Berowra

Sarat Chandran

 Former Director
Indo-Australian Chamber of Commerce

Sunil Lal

Executive Chairman

Barker Henley

IABCA PANEL OF EXPERTS 2014

Dr Geoffrey Lee MP 

Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education, Sport, Multiculturalism, Seniors and Veterans

Anupam Sharma

Director

Temple Films

Federal Shadow Parliamentary Secretary Ed Husic

Member for Chifley

Professor Amitabh Mattoo

Director

Australia India Institute

Dr G.K (Harry) Harinath, OAM

Chairman of Multicultural NSW

Kartik Mohandas

 Former Regional Head

Zee Network International

Linda Taylor

Pro Vice-Chancellor (International)

UWS

Marlon Fraser

Former Partner, Deloitte Private

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Vic Alhadeff

 CEO

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies

Sunil Lal

Executive Chairman

Barker Henley