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01 September Tuesday

Dr. John Hewson AM : Threats Facing Humanity and the Planet

01 September 2020, 12:30 - 01 September 2020, 13:30

At Sydney Rotary Club’s September 1 meeting, the guest speaker will be Professor John Hewson AM, Chair, Commission for the Human Future.

He will speak on the work of the Commission which is committed to promoting solutions to threats facing Humanity and the Planet.

John Hewson is an economic and financial expert with experience in academia, business, government, media and the financial system. He has worked as an economist for the Australian Treasury, the Reserve Bank, the International Monetary Fund and as an advisor to two successive Federal Treasurers and the Prime Minister.

John’s political career included eight years as the Member for Wentworth in the Federal Parliament where he was Shadow Finance Minister, Shadow Treasurer and Shadow Minister for Industry and Commerce, then Leader of the Liberal Party and Federal Coalition in Opposition for four years.

John has also been active in charities and not-for-profits, main positions currently, Chair of Osteoporosis Australia and KidsXpress, Investment Advisory Committee of the Australian Olympic Foundation, Northern Metropolitan Cemeteries Land Manager, and as Member, SteerCo Australian Sustainable Finance Roadmap, National Standing Committee for Energy and the Environment, and as an Ambassador Women for Election Australia.

You are invited to support Rotary’s Centennial Project – Give Every Child a Future –  https://everychildafuture.com/

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Date: September 1
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost: Free