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Queen’s Commerce Dinner 2017

The Master, Dr Stewart Gill OAM, and the Commerce students of Queen’s College warmly invite you to the 2017 Commerce Dinner.

Meet Glenn Sedgwick over dinner and hear perspectives encapsulating the the successes, failures and some lessons learned over an international career spanning Australia, SE Asia, China and Europe. Meet current students, network with Wyverns and friends and share your own career adventures.

Fortune, fame and failure: Journeys of an Accidental Executive

Guest Speaker: Glenn Sedgwick, B.Comm, FAICD, FCA (Queen’s Council Member)

Glenn’s connection to Queens starts in 1985, when he was appointed as Resident Tutor in Accounting and Finance, by then Master Owen Parnaby. He lived at Queens until 1989.

Today Glenn is a Director at Equity Trustees Limited, Chairman of Australian Life Insurance Group (ALI), and of Australian Tourist Park Management. He has also, in recent times, been engaged as an advisor to firms including, Australian Super, Deloitte, Accenture and QBE. 

Previously he was Managing Director of Accenture’s Asia Pacific Insurance and Wealth Management business working with approximately 750 staff across Asia, Japan, and China, where he lived in 2006-09. His clients included the AXA Group (ANZ, Japan and Hong Kong), AMP, Prudential Asia, Allianz China, among others.

Today he continues his relationship with Queen’s as Convenor of the Finance Committee, Chair of the Queen’s College Trust Corporation, and sits on the College Council. In his spare time he sits on the Foundation Committee for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

When: Thursday 11 May 2017
Time: 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start
Venue: Eakins Foyer, Queen’s College followed by dinner in the Junior Common Room
Cost: $70 per head, young Wyverns (2012-16) $45 each, students $25 each
Dress: Lounge Suit/Business
RSVP: Thursday 4 May 2017 by returning the attached form or RSVP online at http://bit.ly/CommerceDinner