26th September, 2013

Sydney Young Leaders Meet the Board Reception 2013

Date : 26th September, 2013

Sydney – Young Leaders Meet the Board Reception 2013

26th September, 2013

Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Level 16, 321 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000

In recognition of your support this year, the Chairman and Board of the Australian Ireland Fund would like to invite members of the Young Leaders Network to join us for an intimate reception to meet the Board Members of The Fund including guest speakers Chairman John O'Neill AO, Ambassador Noel White and Nessa O'Sullivan. This event is exclusively for registered members of the Young Leader Network.

Click here to renew your membership and join us on what will be a wonderful evening.

RSVP by email to srooney@irlfunds.org

Guest Speakers

Mr John O' Neill AO – Chairman, Echo Entertainment
Ms Nessa O'Sullivan – Group Chief Financial Officer, Coca Cola Amatil
H.E. Noel White – Ambassador of Ireland to Australia

John O’Neill AO
Chairman of the Australian Ireland Fund, Chairman of Echo Entertainment  is also is a Director of Rugby World Cup Limited. Mr O’Neill was formerly Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Australian Rugby Union Limited, Chief Executive Officer of Football Federation Australia, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the State Bank of New South Wales and Chairman of the Australian Wool Exchange Limited. John was also the inaugural Chairman of Events New South Wales, which flowed from the independent reviews he conducted into events strategy, convention and exhibition space, and tourism on behalf of the New South Wales Govement.  

Nessa O'Sullivan
A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and a graduate of University College Dublin. Nessa joined CCA in May 2005 as CFO for the Australian Beverage business. Prior to joining CCA Nessa held the role of CFO and VP for the Australia/ New Zealand region of Yum! Restaurants Inteational. She spent 12 years with Yum! in senior roles in Finance, Strategic Planning and IT. Nessa holds dual Irish and Australian citizenship and has worked in Europe, the United States and Australia. Nessa has been CCA’s Chief Financial Officer – Operations since April 2008 and assumed the role of CCA’s Group Chief Financial Officer from 1 September 2010.
HE Noel White, Ambassador of Ireland
Ambassador White took up his posting in Australia in January 2012.  Prior to taking up his appointment, he was Director for Press and Communication at the Department of Foreign Affairs.  Previously he has served as Director in the Development Cooperation Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs and as Director at the Permanent Representation to the EU in Brussels.  Ambassador White has also served as an EU Official at the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers.