Bio, ed-tech, supply chain, med-tech, AI, XR, IoT...
the list of themes and technologies is endless

Do you find it hard to keep up with the latest trends?

Tonight, on Wednesday 15th July at 5.30pm we’ll be discussing new universal movements that cross the boundaries of technologies and traditional sectors. You can use them to safely guide your investing in the coming years.

Top Presenters and Panelists

We’ve assembled a strong panel across:

  • Venture Capital
  • The view from Australia’s wealthiest families
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Compliance
  • Wealth management
  • Private and Angel investing
  • Business Acceleration
    and more

This allows you to get a holistic view of where the future lies so you can make up your own mind about which is the right way to go.

Don’t miss this live and interactive debate: Insight:2020—the private Investing landscape.

Panellist Biographies

Mike Boorn Plener

Mike Boorn Plener | Founder, Scale Australia Investing

Mike is a Business Growth Specialist and Founder of Catapult and Business Connector. He is a serial entrepreneur with experience in FMCG to high-end B2B, from Europe to Australia.

He has been involved in a number of successful businesses.

Mike has the unique ability to get ‘under the hood’ of any business in a matter of hours and come up with greater ways to make more money, fast.

Mark Gell

Mark Gell | Advisor, Investor, Director

Mark has extensive capital markets experience, with involvement in over $20 billion of transactions. He brings an in-depth knowledge of corporate strategy, marketing and organisational dynamics, and takes a long-term investment view. In recent years he has been involved in advising and investing in listed and unlisted start-up enterprises covering agriculture, bio-tech, energy, property, finance and regulatory and property industries.

Alan Duncan

Alan Duncan | Founder & Executive Director, PWN

Alan is a Co-Founder and Executive Director of Private Wealth Network, having previously founded and run an events and media business catering to high-end corporate and private clients. He spent some years working for The Economist Group in Japan, Europe, the Middle East and Africa facilitating government and industry dialogues. Alan provided commentary on economic and business matters as well as running conference, research and corporate membership businesses.

He holds an Executive MBA from the Philadelphia based Temple University (Tokyo Campus) and a Bachelor of Arts from Newcastle University, Australia. Alan is Chair of Impact100 Sydney, a community-based collective giving program.

Reeta Dhar

Reeta Dhar | Strategist, Banker and Innovator

Reeta setup and led Westpac’s Emerging Industries division, a specialist team of bankers focused on new businesses building our future economy. She also spearheaded the first risk appetite amongst Australian major banks to lend to ‘scale-ups. Prior to this Reeta led seminal strategies in Westpac around digital disruption in financial services, shift to digital/mobile channels and multi-channel service model design.

Reeta remains a passionate advocate of new businesses fixing perennial pain points in our industries and critically, addressing the challenges posed by climate change.

Nigel Credlin

Nigel Credlin | Director, William Buck

After 15 years in the industry, Nigel has a deep understanding of the wealth advisory landscape and enjoys the opportunity to form successful relationships through honest, open and transparent communication.

Leveraging his industry experience Nigel’s expertise lies in understanding the objectives and needs of his clients and delivering a truly bespoke offering; trust and communication are the backbone of his client’s relationships.

“The best results for our clients come out of building strong relationships with respect for each other. With this foundation we are able to meet their goals and objectives in the most efficient and cost-effective way.”

When he isn’t in the office Nigel spends time on his hobby farm, hanging out with his family and friends, or watching a game of VAFA footy.



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