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Political and International Affairs Speakers are ideally suited to many industry and association Conferences and Summits and include some of the most respected political commentators, advisors and journalist, former Prime Ministers , State Leaders, high profile lawyers and legal experts. The insights and experience from some of the leading political and business minds in recent history provide excellent input for a conference session or formal event and include invaluable leadership and economic insight. With the ever fluid political landscape influencing us on a global level not just a locally the importance of international relations between Australia and the rest of the world is unprecedented. The wealth of knowledge and experience speakers with international political and business experience place them perfectly for industry specific panel discussions and forums, hypotheticals, economy and finance overviews, client lunches and dinners and consultation. Platinum’s leading political and legal minds are held in high regard and are well respected.

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Mujahid Ahmed

Mujahid Ahmed

.... Inspirational Sudanese Australian speaker and comedian
Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

.... 2016 Silver Logie Award for Best Presenter and Gold Logie Award Most Popular Australian TV Personality
Simon Anholt

Simon Anholt

....independent policy advisor
Speakers and Entertainers : Monica Attard

Monica Attard

....respected senior journalists for ABC
Paul Barry

Paul Barry

.... Award winning journalist, popular author and former host of Media Watch
Speakers and Entertainers : Peter Beattie

Peter Beattie

....Nine year reign as Queensland Premier
Linda Black

Linda Black

.... a criminal barrister with extensive leadership experience
Estelle Blackburn

Estelle Blackburn

....often described as Australia’s Erin Brokovich
Stephen Brady

Stephen Brady AO CVO

.... political advisor and experienced Ambassador
Rob Broadfield

Rob Broadfield

....uplifting, motivating, inspiring and often humorous
Speakers and Entertainers : John Brogden

John Brogden

....passionate and charismatic business and political leadership
Speakers and Entertainers : Bob Brown

Bob Brown

....tireless campaigner for the environment and human rights
Bob Carr

Hon. Mr Bob Carr

.... one of Australia’s most recognisable political leaders
Speakers and Entertainers : Mike Chinoy

Mike Chinoy

....Former foreign correspondent for CNN for Asia Pacific Region
Sir-Peter-Cosgrove

General The Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, AK MC (Retd)

.... Australian Statesman……Man of the People
Peter Costello

Hon. Peter Costello AC

.... the longest serving Treasurer in Australia’s history
Bryan Dawe

Bryan Dawe

....one of Australia's finest political satirists
Speakers and Entertainers : Sir Roger Douglas

Sir Roger Douglas

....specialising in advice on economic restructuring and structural adjustment
Alexander Downer

The Hon Alexander Downer AC

.... fascinating global and national insight through international experience
Tom Elliott

Tom Elliott

....insightful young business and finance mind
Rafael Epstein

Rafael Epstein

.... ABC radio drive host, conference facilitator, speaker and MC
Speakers and Entertainers : Professor Allan Fels

Professor Allan Fels

....delivers senior management development programs for high level public sector managers
Craig Foster

Craig Foster

... a ‘True Australian Leader’ and social justice advocate
Catherine Fox

Catherine Fox

.... Award winning freelance journalist, author, speaker, author of "The 7 Myths of Women and Work"
Ticky Fullerton

Ticky Fullerton

.... Business Editor of Sky News in Australia
Ricardo Goncalves

Ricardo Goncalves

.... presents SBS World News Australia, SBS Finance Editor and host of Small Business Secrets
Vijay Govindarajan

Vijay Govindarajan

....world leading expert on strategy and innovation
Pru Goward

The Hon. Pru Goward

.... decades of experience; women and leadership, trust and values, political insights
Speakers and Entertainers : Hon Nick Greiner AC

Hon Nick Greiner AC

....world leader in public sector and privatisation reform
Dr Nicholas Gruen

Dr Nicholas Gruen

....widely published policy economist and columnist
Dr Richard David Hames

Dr Richard David Hames

....one of our most distinguished futurists.
Peter Hartcher

Peter Hartcher

.... Political Editor and the International Editor of The Sydney Morning Herald
Virginia Haussegger

Virginia Haussegger AM

.... Award winning journalist, author and social commentator. Author of Wonder Woman: The myth of ‘having it all’
Dr John Hewson OA

Dr John Hewson OA

....leading Australian economic and financial expert
David Hill

David Hill

.... extensive experience in the successful design and implementation of change to some of Australia's largest and most complex organisations
Joe-Hockey

The Hon. Joe Hockey

.... Former Treasurer and Ambassador to the United States of America
Narelle Hooper

Narelle Hooper

.... a long commitment to sustainable business leadership models and gender equality.
Speakers and Entertainers : Hon. John Howard AC

Hon. John Howard OM AC

....one of the most outstanding Australian political leaders
David Irvine

David Irvine AO

.... Retired Head of ASIO, Retired Diplomat (China, Mongolia and North Korea). Defending Australia’s Interests
Tony Jones

Tony Jones

.... One of the ABC's most experienced radio and television current affairs journalists
Steven Joyce

Hon. Steven Joyce

.... highly respected NZ senior minister
Fran Kelly

Fran Kelly

....one of Australia's leading political correspondents and presenter of ABC Radio National and Breakfast program
Jeff Kennett

Hon. Mr Jeff Kennett

....Under Mr Kennett’s premiership, Victoria earned the reputation of being Australia's most reformist state
John Key

The Hon John Key

.... Prime Minister of New Zealand from 2008 to 2016
Madonna King

Madonna King

....award-winning journalist, author and media commentator
Speakers and Entertainers : David Kirk

David Kirk

....excellence in business and sport, Kathmandu and Rugby NZ
Deborah Knight

Deborah Knight

....one of the rare talents in Australian media
Alan Kohler

Alan Kohler

.... leading Australian business and finance commentator
Stephen Koukoulas

Stephen Koukoulas

....highly experienced Australian economist
Simon Kuestenmacher

Simon Kuestenmacher

.... an emerging media commentator on demographic and data matters
Steve Lewis

Steve Lewis

....Award winning political journalist
Dee Madigan

Dee Madigan

....award winning Creative Director
Maxine McKew

Maxine McKew

.... Highly respected journalist, presenter, speaker and conference host or chair
Speakers and Entertainers : Jim Middleton

Jim Middleton

....Australia Network's chief current affairs anchor since 2008.
Speakers and Entertainers : Susan Mitchell

Susan Mitchell

....intelligent, witty, highly entertaining, and inspirational.
Ali Moore

Ali Moore

.... 25 years experience as a journalist and broadcaster
Dr Kerryn Phelps

Dr Kerryn Phelps AM PM

.... highly regarded health practitioner
Steve Price

Steve Price

....more than 40 years in journalism
Speakers and Entertainers : Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson

....former President of Ireland
Michael Rowland

Michael Rowland

.... co-presenter of ABC TV's News Breakfast
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger

....California's 38th Governor, an environmental crusader, a successful businessman and philanthropist.
Andrew Scipione

Andrew Scipione AO

.... respected leader with proven integrity, compassion and honesty
Dame Jenny Shipley

Rt. Hon. Dame Jenny Shipley

.... inspiring New Zealand politician ambition, leadership, success
Rabia Siddique

Rabia Siddique

.... History making humanitarian, author and international keynote speaker
John Simpson

John Simpson

....reputation as one of the world's most experienced and authoritative journalists
Speakers and Entertainers : Mike Smithson

Mike Smithson

....political reporter and presenter
Dr Keith Suter

Dr Keith Suter

....one of the worlds great thinkers and communicators
Laura Tingle

Laura Tingle

.... Sophisticated political analysis
Pauline Truong

Hon. Pauline Truong

.... entrepreneurial award winning innovator, founder and advisor
Michael Usher

Michael Usher

...one of Australia's most prominent foreign correspondents.
Peter Van Onselen

Peter van Onselen

.... expert political analyst
Marija Zivic

Marija Zivic

.... highly experienced journalist, broadcaster and MC