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Guest Speakers

Warrane College guest speakers

Since Warrane’s foundation, guests have regularly visited the College giving students insight into life after university and opportunities for networking. Each year Warrane welcomes approximately 40 distinguished members of the community as guests.

Wednesday Night Guests join our weekly formal dinner and address the College afterwards. Over 1000 prominent members of academia, politics, the professions, the arts, business, sport and entertainment have addressed the College since 1970.

Faculty Night Guests share their professional experience with residents within a given faculty and are generally open to assist residents as mentors.



Some of our guests are listed below:



Professor Margot Kearns, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), University of Notre Dame Australia

Dr Roger Haddad, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, St Vincent’s Hospital

Mr Doug Jones, Guitar Builder; Retired Electrical Engineer

The Honourable Mark Latham MLC, Member of the Legislative Council of NSW

Professor Simon Haines, CEO, The Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation

Mr Robin Mayo, Program Manager, Westpac Banking Corporation

Professor Michele Riondino, Director, Canon Law Centre, Australian Catholic University

Mr Aaron Ngan, Director, CEO, JA Australia

Professor Bernadette Tobin, Director, The Plunkett Centre for Ethics

Mr Nyunggai Warren Mundine AO, Australian Indigenous Leader and Social & Political Commentator

Professor Leanne Cutcher, Associate Dean, The University of Sydney Business School


Mr Peter Warne, Chairman, Macquarie Group

Mr Scott Howe, Former UK Marine Commando; Director, Asque

Mr Dallas Watts, Opera Singer; ‎Adjunct Lecturer (Voice), UNSW

Emeritus Professor Alec Tzannes AM, Founding Director, TZANNES; Former Dean, Faculty of Built Environment, UNSW

The Honourable Patrick Farmer AM, Former Member of the Australian Parliament; Ultra-marathon runner

Emeritus Professor Ian Sloan AO, President, Royal Society of New South Wales

Mr Alistair Nicholas, CEO, Cornerstone Group

Ms Louise Waterhouse, Honorary-Consul for the Kingdom of Tonga

Mr Ken Moroney AO, Former Police Commissioner of New South Wales

Mr Dallas McInerney, CEO, Catholic Schools NSW

Mr Christopher Pidcock, Cellist, Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Dr Donald Hector AM, Director and Co-founder, Gelion Technology

Mr Greg Wyllie, Grand Master of taekwondo (9th Dan)

Professor Tony Weiss AM, McCaughey Chair in Biochemistry, The University of Sydney

Emeritus Professor Ron McCallum AO, Emeritus Professor of Law, The University of Sydney

Dr Anthony Dillon, Commentator on Indigenous affairs; Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Australian Catholic University

Mr Bill Keats, Former ABC technician

Mr Tim James, Executive General Manager, Menzies Research Centre

Ms Josephine Sukkar AM, Principal, Buildcorp

Professor Ana Deletic, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research), UNSW

Mr Gray Connolly, Barrister, Edmund Barton Chambers

Mr James Byrne, Head of Energy and Utilities (Equities Research), Citigroup

Dr Carlos D’Abrera, Research Associate, The Centre for Independent Studies

Mr Francesco De Ferrari, CEO, AMP Limited

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP, Catholic Archbishop of Sydney

Mr Nicholas Moore, Former CEO, Macquarie Group

Mr Mitchell Aubusson, Rugby League Player, Sydney Roosters


Professor Les Field AM, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, UNSW

Mr Kevin Bailey AM, Former SAS; Entrepreneur; Philanthropist

The Honourable Rob Stokes MP, Minister for Education of NSW

Mr Sam Clear, Explorer – Walk4One

Mr Peter Tudehope, General Manager, Radisson Blue

Ms Zarife Hardy, Founder, Australian School of Etiquette

Mr Brendon Cook, CEO, oOh! Media

Professor Geoff Crisp, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education), UNSW

Dr Michael Drew, Director, Drew Walk

Associate Professor Munjed Al Muderis, Surgeon (and Iraqi refugee)

Dr Claire Marrison, Safety, Air Services Australia

Dr Robin Choong, Paediatric Intensive Care Physician

Archbishop Amel S Nona DD, Eparch of St Thomas the Apostle of Sydney of the Chaldeans

Mr Julian Robinson, Former Australian Commando; Associate Director, ControlRisks

Dr Bella d’Abrera, Director of the Foundations of Western Civilisation Program, The Institute of Public Affairs

Mr Andrew Bare, Delivery Director Barangaroo and Waterloo Stations, Sydney Metro

Prof Renee Kohler-Ryan, Dean, School of Philosophy and Theology, University of Notre Dame Australia

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP, Warrane Lecture (Religious Freedom)

Dr Byron Pirola, Managing Partner, Port Jackson Partners

Mr Darren Simpson, CEO, Sports NSW

Dr Tiong Ting, Member of Parliament of Malaysia

Dr Nick Vertzyas, Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Tom Switzer, Executive Director, The Centre for Independent Studies

Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Federal Minister for International Development and the Pacific

Ms Margaret Cunneen SC, NSW Senior Deputy Crown Prosecutor

Mr Tim Ansteee, Rugby player, Australian national rugby sevens team


Professor Les Field AM, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, UNSW

Mr Kevin Bailey AM, Former SAS, Entrepeneur, Philanthropist

Dr Kerri Eagle, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

Professor Andrew Martin, Scientia Professor and Professor of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW

Commissioner Julie Inman Grant, Children’s eSafety Commissioner, Commonwealth of Australia

The Honourable Justice François Kunc SC, Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Mr Daniel Assaf, Partner, GCX Global Connections; Public Speaker

Mr Jim Dominguez CBE AM, Merchant Banker; Director, O’Connell Street Associates

Mr Nigel Kassulke, Director, Cannings Corporate Communications

Mr Tim Edwards, Managing Director, CutlerMerz

Professor Jim Macnamara, Professor of Public Communication, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UTS

Dr Martin Seneviratne, Clinical Infomatics and Health-tech

Professor James Curran, Professor of History, The University of Sydney

Mr Damien Tudehope MP, Member of Parliament of New South Wales


Associate Professor Peter Heslin, AGSM, UNSW

Mr Roderick D White AM RFD, President, Returned & Services League of Australia (NSW Branch)

Mr Sam Leon, CEO, Mansam Magazine

Professor Prem Ramburuth, President, Academic Board, UNSW

Dr Stephen Christie, Principal, ACD Financial

The Honourable Justice Geoff Lindsay SC, Judge, Supreme Court of New South Wales

Professor John Haldane, World renowned philosopher

Mr Milan Jerkovic, Principal, Xavier Group; Chairman, Geopacific Resources

Dr Brendan Kellaway CSC, Defence and National Security, KPMG

Mr Andrew Tink AM, Former Member of Parliament of NSW; Author

Mr Mark Dorney, Head of Corporate Finance – Australia/NZ, CITIC CLSA Capital Markets Limited

Mr Jay Allen, Community Coordinator, Melanoma Institute Australia

Dr Matthew Beard, Philosopher, The Ethics Centre

Professor Iain Benson, Legal philosopher; Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame Australia

Professor Attila Brungs, Vice-Chancellor and President, UTS

Mr Stephen Foley, Head, St Leo’s College, University of Queensland

Mrs Karina Kwan, General Manager, Group Support Services Finance, Financial Services, CBA

Mr Lyle Shelton, Managing Director, Australian Christian Lobby

Dr Margaret Varady AO, Educational consultant

Mr Bay Warburton, Chief of Staff, Premier of New South Wales


The Honourable Dominic Perrottet MP, Minister for Finance of New South Wales

Mr Adam Brereton, Opinion Editor at The Guardian Australia

Mr Alistair Nicholas, Public Affairs & Crisis Management, Weber Shandwick

Mr Geoff Carroll, Teacher at Sydney Grammar School

Ms Maggie Hamilton, Author and Social Researcher

Dr Ron Muratore, former Chief Medical Officer, National Rugby League

Mr Gregory Stanton, Barrister at 15 Wardell Chambers

Rev Peter Kurti, Research Fellow at the Centre for Independent Studies

Mr Willem Cosijn, Consul-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Dr Frank Formby, Palliative Care Specialist

Mr Simon McGrath, Chief Operating Officer Pacific, Accor Hotels

Mr Ralph Kelly, Founder of Thomas Kelly Foundation

Professor Ian Jacobs, President and Vice-Chancellor, UNSW Australia

Professor Mark Hoffman, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, UNSW Australia

Dr Danny Beran, Medical Doctor, Speaker and Coach

His Grace Most Reverend Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop of Sydney

Professor John Gascoigne, Scientia Professor, School of the Humanities, UNSW Australia

Ms Debra Eckersley, Managing Partner of Human Capital, PwC Australia

Mr Vladimir Videnovic, Business Solutions Director at Oracle Big Data and Analytics

The Honourable Kevin Andrews MP, Former Minister for Defence, Commonwealth of Australia

Professor Jan Copeland, Director of the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre

Mr Tim Gilbert, “The Today Show”, Channel Nine presenter and commentator


Dr Ali Al-Mamouri, Iraqi Academic and Journalist

The Honourable Justice Stewart Austin, Justice of the Family Court of Australia

Mr Joe de Bruyn, National Secretary-Treasurer, Shop Distributive & Allied Employees Association (SDA)

Mr John Denton AO, CEO of Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Professor Michael Farrell, Director of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre

Mr Michael Greenwell, Builder and Developer

The Honourable Chris Hartcher MP, Member of Parliament of NSW

Ms Jen Harwood, Motivational Speaker, Best Selling Author and Coach

Dr Tim Hawkes OAM, Headmaster, The King’s School

The Honourable John Howard OM AC, Former Prime Minister of Australia

Professor Dan Howard SC, President of the Mental Health Review Tribunal of NSW

Mr Alvaro Iranzo Gutierrez, Consul-General of Spain in Sydney

Professor Iain Martin, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), UNSW

Dr Ryan Messmore, President, Campion College

Dr Andrew Mullins, Headmaster, Wollemi College

Mr Paul Newton, Portrait Artist

Mr Jamie O’Rourke, Managing Partner, RSM Bird Cameron

Mr Michael Perusco, CEO of St Vincent de Paul Society NSW

Professor Bruce Robinson AM, Dean, School of Medicine, The University of Sydney

Mrs Gemma Saccasan, Fashion designer; Etiquette and image consultant

Dr Jeremy Sammut, Research Fellow, The Centre for Independent Studies

Emeritus Professor Tony Shannon AM, Honorary Fellow of Warrane College

Mr Stephen Wooldridge OAM, Cyclist, Olympic Gold Medallist; Development Manager, Faculty of Engineering, UNSW

Mr Garry McGrath SC, Barrister at 8 Wentworth Chambers (Law)

Professor Hung Nguyen AM, Dean of the Faculty of Enginnering, UTS (Engineering)

Mr Richard Balfour, Partner at Ernst & Young (Business)

Associate Professor Alex Guminski, Medical Oncologist (Medicine)


Mr John Phillips AO KGCSG, Chairman, St John’s College within the University of Sydney

Mr Muneyb Minhazuddin, Asia Pacific Director of Product Marketing and Product Management at VMware

Major “R”, Combat Engineer, Australian Army

The Honourable Pat Farmer, Ultra-marathon athlete, motivational speaker, and former Australian politician

Professor Fred Hilmer AO, Vice-Chancellor, UNSW

Dr Donald Hector, President, Royal Society of New South Wales

Mr Tim Sheridan, Sports Journalist, Nine Network

Mr John Owens , Train driver for the mining industry, Pilbara, Western Australia

Dr Vijay Roach, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist; Chairman, Gidget Foundation

Professor Wai-Fong Chua AM, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students) and Registrar, UNSW

Professor Mary O’Kane, Chief Scientist and Engineer of New South Wales

Dr Robert Webb, Criminal Law Barrister

Dr Richard Whitaker, Chief Meteorologist, Sky News Weather

Mr Paul Cave AM, Founder and Chairman, BridgeClimb, Sydney

Ms Carolyn Curro, Director, Confidence and Image Solutions

His Eminence George Cardinal Pell AC, Cardinal of the Catholic Church; Archbishop of Sydney

Mr Xavier Crimmins, CEO, Campbell Page

Professor Barry Spurr, Professor of Poetry and Poetics, The University of Sydney

Detective Peter Cotter APM, Chief Superintendent, NSW Police

Mr David Delaney, Refugee from Sierra Leone

Dr Michael Fullilove, Executive Director, Lowy Institute for International Policy

Professor Fran Boyle AM, Professor of Medical Oncology, The University of Sydney; Director of the Patricia Ritchie Centre for Cancer Care and Research, Sydney’s Mater Hospital

Mr Owen Finegan, Former Wallaby (Australian Rugby Union representative); CEO, Snowy Hydro SouthCare

The Honourable Justice Dennis Mahoney AO, Retired President of the Court of Appeal of NSW (Law)


Major General (Retd) Jim Molan AO DSC, Retired Senior Army Officer; former Chief of Operations, Multinational Force in Iraq (2004-2005)

Mr Chris Golis, Retired venture capitalist; Australia’s leading exponent of practical emotional intelligence

Mr Amadu Bangura, Refugee from Sierra Leonne; UN Ambassador for Refugees

Ms Jillian Segal AM, Deputy Chancellor, UNSW; professional company director (on the board of NAB and ASX)

Mr Joseph Rizk, Managing Director and CEO, Arab Bank Australia

Mr Thomas Tudehope, Social Media Expert

Professor Peter Heslin, Warrane College Academic Fellow; Associate Professor of Management, Australian School of Business, UNSW

Mr John W. Fletcher, Royal Air Force (RAF) “Bomber Command” wireless operator; former Chief General Manager, Commonwealth Development Bank of Australia

Mr Dan Collins, Founder and Managing Director, GenesisCare Pty Ltd

Mr Michael (Mick) Lawrence, Movie producer (“The Bra Boys”; “Fighting Fear”); Garage Entertainment Australia Pty Ltd

Mr John, Reformed Gambler

The Honourable Justice Margaret Beazley AO, Justice of the Court of Appeal of New South Wales

Ms Miranda Devine, Journalist, The Telegraph and Herald Sun

Mr Reg Richardson AM, Businessman and Philanthropist

Dr Jennifer Alexander CEO, Royal Australasian College of Physicians; Member, Council of UNSW

The Honourable Greg Donnelly MP, Member of the Legislative Council of New South Wales

His Eminence George Cardinal Pell AC, Cardinal of the Catholic Church; Archbishop of Sydney

Commissioner Andrew Scipione APM, Police Commissioner of New South Wales

Professor Chris Styles, Director, AGSM; Deputy Dean, ASB, UNSW; International Marketing Expert

Professor Warick Delprado, Director of Histopathology, Douglass Hanly Moir;  Adjunct Professor of Pathology at the School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame

Mr Damien Tudehope, Chief of Staff, Office of the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice of New South Wales

Professor Nigel Lovell, UNSW Scientia Professor; Program Leader, Electrical Stimulation Strategy, Bionic Vision Australia

Mr Geoff Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of KPMG in Australia

The Honourable TF Bathurst, Chief Justice of New South Wales; Lieutenant Governor of New South Wales

Mr Mark Boffa, Architect, Boffa Robertson Group (Built Environement)

Mr Tony Evans, Founder of the Australian Chesterton Society (Arts)

Dr Naomi Tsafnat, Associate Lecturer in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UNSW (Engineering)

Professor Peter Swan AM FASSA, Professor of Finance at the Australian School of Business, UNSW (Business)

Mr David Claridge, Systems Engineer at Google (New York) (IT)

Mrs Nora Krouk, Poet (Arts)

Professor Tony Joseph, Director of Trauma at the Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH); Chairman of RNSH’s Medical Staff Council; Clinical Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine at The University of Sydney (Medicine)

Mr Chris Maher, Accountant, AMP (Business)

Mr Sam Adeloju, Industrial Designer at Breville; Developer of The Longreach Water Rescue System (Built Environment)

The Honourable Justice Brian Sully QC, Retired Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales (Law)

Professor Jonathan Stretch AM, Plastic Surgeon; Deputy Director of Melanoma Institute Australia (Medicine)

Dr Robert Barr, Director, Electric Power Consulting Pty Ltd; 2012 Professional Electrical Engineer of the Year (Engineering)

Professor Paul Redmond, Sir Gerard Brennan Professor, Faculty of Law, UTS; Emeritus Professor of UNSW (former Dean of the Law Faculty) (Law)

Mr Geoffrey Moore, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, UTS (Law)

The Honourable Justice Dennis Mahoney AO, Retired President of the Court of Appeal of New South Wales (Law)

The Honourable Justice Geoff Lindsay, Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales (Law)

Mr Garry McGrath SC, Barrister at Wentworth Chambers (Law)

Mr Tony Bowen, Barrister Edmund Barton Chambers; Councillor, Randwick City Council (Law)

Mr Eugene Choi, Division Director, Macquarie Bank (Law)

Mr Bill Cannon, Partner, Ashurst (Law)

Mr James Mitchell, Barrister, Wentworth Chambers (Law)

Mr Tim Walsh, Former General Counsel of Westfield (Law)

Mr Rohan Jeffs, Former General Counsel of Woolworths (Law)

Mr Tim Mitchell, Solicitor Director, Bay Legal (Law)

Mr Rod Smith SC, Barrister at 7 Selborne Chambers (Law)

Emeritus Professor David Barker AM, Honorary Fellow of Warrane College (Law)


Mr Peter Harris, Director, The Creative Coach; former Art Director, Murdoch Magazines

Mr Anthony Bowen, Barrister, Edmund Barton Chambers; Councillor, Randwick City Council

Mr Will Elrick, Motivational Speaker; Mountain Climber

Mr Karl Morris, Executive Chairman, Ord Minnett

Professor Steven Schwartz, Vice-Chancellor, Macquarie University

Professor John Thompson, Executive Director, Melanoma Institute Australia

Mr Michael Teys, Principal Lawyer and Founder, TEYS Lawyers Pty Ltd

Mr Ashley McKertich, CEO and Director, ZENBUU Pty Ltd

Mr Peter Wilkinson, Wilkinson Corporate Affairs Director; former producer of 60 Minutes and A Current Affair

Mr Clary Castrission, CEO, 40K Foundation Australia; NSW finalist of the 2011 Young Australian of the Year

Mr Pat Howard, International Rugby player and coach; COO of Cromwell Property Group

Professor Joan Cooper, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Students) and Registrar, UNSW

Professor Margaret Somerville AM FRSC, Samuel Gale Professor of Law; Professor in the Faculty of Medicine; Founding Director of the Centre of Medicine, Ethics and Law at McGill University, Montreal, Canada

The Honourable Kevin Andrews MP, Member for Menzies, House of Representatives, Parliament of Australia; Shadow Minister for Families, Housing and Human Services

Professor T. David Waite, Head, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UNSW; Scientia Professor

Ms Deanna Lane, Managing Director, Braddock Lane and Associates

Mr John Pascoe AO CVO, Chief Federal Magistrate of Australia

Mr Michael Traill AM, Chief Executive, Social Ventures Australia

Professor Jennie Brand-Miller AM, Personal Chair in Human Nutrition at the University of Sydney (research and publications on the Glycemic Index)

Mr David Bussau AM, Founder of Opportunity International Australia

His Eminence George Cardinal Pell AC, Cardinal of the Catholic Church; Archbishop of Sydney

Mr Gavin May, Managing Director, Newland Resources Ltd

The Honourable Victor Dominello MP, Minister for Citizenship, Communities and Aboriginal Affairs for NSW

Dr James Aldred, Principal Engineer – Materials Technology, GHD (Engineering)

Professor David Cohen, Head of School, BEES, UNSW (Science)

Dr Raoul Pope, Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon (Medicine)

Mr Martin Fitzgerald, Philosopher; Secondary School Teacher, Redfield College (Philosophy Club / Arts)

Mr Carl Gunther, Director, KPMG (Business)

Professor John Gascoigne, UNSW Scientia Professor; former Head of the School of History, UNSW (History Club / Arts)

Mr Gerald Ng, Barrister at 7th Selborne Chambers (Law)


Mr Enrique ‘Topo’ Rodriguez, Former Wallaby (Australian rugby union representative) and Puma (Argentinian rugby union representative)

His Eminence George Cardinal Pell AC, Cardinal of the Catholic Church; Archbishop of Sydney

Professor Gordon Parker AO, Scientia Professor, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW; Executive Director, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital

Mr Desmond O’Grady, Author & Journalist

Professor George Mendz Warrane College Academic Fellow;, Domain Chair, Basic and Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame

Constable Shawn Majeski, UNSW Crime Prevention Officer

Professor Sandra Lynch, School of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame

Mr Allan Laurie, Senior Consultant, Odgers Berndtson

Mr Andrew Horsley, International Skier & Businessman

Mr Alan Grosvenor, Artist

Professor Jim Franklin, Professor, School of Mathematics, UNSW; Author

Mr Don Feder, International Pro-Life Campaigner

Mr Michael Fahey, Sporting Author; Memorabilia dealer and collector

Ms Gemma Saccasan, Image Consultant

Professor Graham Davies, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, UNSW

Mr Richard D’Apice AM, Lawyer; Genealogist

Mrs Elizabeth Crouch, Chair, RailCorp; Member of Council, Macquarie University

Mr Michael Crouch AO, Founder & CEO, Zip Industries

Professor Merlin Crossley, Dean, Faculty of Science, UNSW

Mr Alistair Coe MLA, Member of the Legislative Assembly (Liberal), Australian Capital Territory

Dr (LtCol) Michael Campion, Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick

Señor Gerardo Bugallo, Spanish Consul-General in Sydney

The Honourable Mike Baird MLA, Member for Manly (Liberal), Legislative Assembly, Parliament of New South Wales

Professor Neil Weste, Australian inventor and engineer; Co-Founder, Radiata Communications

The Honourable Graham West MLA, Minister for Youth Affairs, New South Wales

Ms Kate Waterhouse, Fashion Editor, SMH

Professor Alec Tzannes, Dean, Faculty of the Built Environment, UNSW; Architect

Mr David Gonski AC, Chancellor, UNSW

Mr Pedro Toranzo, National Manager (Environment), Compass

The Honourable Andrew Tink, Barrister; Historian; Former Member for Epping, Legislative Assembly, Parliament of New South Wales

The Honourable Justice Barry O’Keefe AM QC, Head, ICAC; retired Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Mr Rod McCall, Former Wallaby Captain (Australian rugby union representative)

Mr Rick Kullander, Public Speaker, Cedar Rapids, USA

Mr Anthony Howard, CEO, Merrick & Co.

Prof Stephen Garton, Dean, Faculty of Arts, The University of Sydney

Ms Maggie Hamilton, Author

Mrs Mary-Louise Fowler, Vice President, Australian Family Association

Professor David Flint AM, Chair, Australian Broadcasting Authority

Professor Les Field, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) UNSW

Mr Wayne Erickson, Principal, St Andrew’s College, The University of Sydney; former International Rugby Union Referee

Mr José Cruz, Mexican Chef & Restaurateur

Mr James Chapman, Olympic Oarsman and Banker

Ms Susan Wyndham, Journalist

Mr Peter Williams, Program Director (Planning), Faculty of the Built Environment, UNSW

Mr John Timmins, Winemaker

The Honourable Justice Brian Sully QC, Justice, Supreme Court of New South Wales

Dr Michelle Sanson, School of Law, University of Western Sydney

Mr Michael Raper, President, Australian Council for Social Services

Mr John Poon, Psychologist

Dr Ralph Mobbs, Neurosurgeon

Professor Jim Lawrence AO, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney

Professor John Hearn, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International), The University of Sydney

Dr David Greatorex AO, Philanthropist

Mr Peter Graham, Chief Operating Officer, UNSW

Mr Gary Ella, Wallaby (Australian rugby union representative); Senior Manager, ATSI Relations, SOCOG

Dr Eduardo Eikens, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney

The Honourable Greg Donnelly MLC, Member of the Legislative Council, Parliament of New South Wales

Mr Chris Chiofalo, Client Relationship Manager

Professor Michael Adams, Head, School of Law, University of Western Sydney

Lieut-Commander Sophie York RAN, Operation Tsunami Assist

Mr Phil Virgona, Cinema Owner

Mr Richard Vella, Dean, Warrane Colege, UNSW

Mr Karl Schmude, Executive Director, Campion Foundation; President, Australian Chesterton Society

Mr Mike Munro, Journalist and television presenter

Mr Anthony Mir, Comedian

Mr Sergio Maresca, Motivational Speaker

Mr Daniel Manu, Wallaby (Australian rugby union representative); Accountant

Professor Fred Hilmer AO, Vice-Chancellor, UNSW

Professor Richard Henry AM, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), UNSW

Mr Michael Greenwell, Builder and Developer

Dr Jessica Milner-Davis, Pro-Chancellor, UNSW

Mr Danny Casey, COO, World Youth Day 2008, Sydney

Mr Simon Brushfield, Artist

Mr David Addington, Northern Beaches Refugee Service, Manly

Mr Max Wijasuriya,GM, Haitian/Wittmann Australia

Mr John Stapleton, Long Distance Cyclist

Professor Peter Smith, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW

Prof Paul Redmond, Dean, Faculty of Law, UNSW

Mr Joseph Saporito, CEO, Australian Aerospace

Mr Bryan Power, Long Distance Cyclist

Dr Chris Perry, Queensland Surgeon

Mr Richard ‘Dick’ Morath, Company Director, National Australia Group of companies

Dr Frank Mobbs, Historian

Dr Raffael Marcellino, Composer; Principal, Australian Institute of Music

Dr David Kirk MBE, CEO, Fairfax; former All Black Captain (New Zealand rugby union representative)

Dr Timothy Hawkes, Headmaster, The Kings School

The Honourable David Hawker MP, Speaker, House of Representatives, Parliament of Australia

Mr Brian Hamer, Solicitor; Former Mayor of Manly

Professor Vance Gledhill AM, Vice President, National College of Ireland

Dr Gerald Fogarty, Medical Registrar, Mater Hospital

Mr Michael Easson AM, Secretary, Labor Council of New South Wales

Professor Philip Crowe, Head, Department of General Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital; Wallaby (Australian rugby union representative)

Professor Alec Cameron, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Resources), UNSW

Mr Patrick Bernard, Iconographer

Mr Mike Willesee AO, Chairman, Trans Media Productions

Ms Marea Stenmark OAM, Public Relations Consultant

Mr Greg Smith SC, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, New South Wales

Mr Jim Rush, Chairman, Australian Industrial Abrasives

Mr Andrew McMaster, Partner, KPMG Audit & Advisory Services

Professor Robert McLean, Dean, AGSM

The Honourable Robert McClelland MP, Shadow Minister for Defence, Commonwealth of Australia

The Honourable Grant McBride MLA, Minister for Gaming & Racing, New South Wales

Dr David Malin, Photographic scientist-astronomer, Anglo Australian Observatory

Professor Rakesh Kumar, School of Medical Sciences, UNSW

Mr Robert Kella, Head, Internal Audit, Qantas

Dr Malcolm Irving AM, Deputy Chancellor, Macquarie University

Mr Tony Harrington AM, CEO, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

Mr David Giang, Editor and Managing Director, Sunrise Daily

Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, Bishop of Parramatta

Professor Anthony Dooley, President, Academic Board, UNSW

Professor Fang Chen, Research Group Manager, Making Sense of Data (MSD), Australian Technology Park

Mr Martin Caden, Digital Technology Manager, DisneyToon Studios, Walt Disney Pictures

Mr Mark Bouris, Founder and Chairman, Wizard Home Loans

Professor Arthur Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College, California

Professor David Barker AM, Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney

Professor Mark Wainwright, Vice-Chancellor, UNSW

The Honourable John Spender QC, Barrister; former Member for North Sydney, House of Representatives, Parliament of Australia; former Australian Ambassador to France

Mr Nigel Smyth, Executive Director (Chief Information Officer), Macquarie Bank

Professor Hung Nguyen AM, Director, Centre for Health Technologies, Faculty of Engineering, University of Technology, Sydney

Professor Peter Murphy, School of Town Planning, UNSW

Professor Izuru Matsumoto, Professor of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney

Dr Nick Hawkins, School of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW

Dr Tomonori Furukawa, School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, UNSW

Dr Peter Faehrmann, General Equine Practitioner

Mr Hugh Evans, Founder, OakTree Foundation; Young Australian of the Year

Professor Brendan Edgeworth, Head, School of Law, UNSW

Professor Andrew Brown, Professor in Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, UNSW

Professor Lindsay Botten, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney

Professor Leon Trakman, Dean, Faculty of Law, UNSW

Dr Barry Spurr, Department of English,The University of Sydney

Mr John Phillips AM, Chancellor, University of Western Sydney

Mr Peter Miller, CEO, Adsales Consulting

Professor Dennis Lincoln, Dean, Faculty of Science, UNSW

Mr Chris Kerin, Senior Associate, PriceWaterhouseCoopers Legal

Mr Frank Hyde MBE OAM KSG, Rugby League Player & Commentator; Member, Sport Australia Hall of Fame

Mr Michael Fox AM, World Chair, International Commission on Technology & Accessibility

Prof Robin Ford, Head, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UNSW

The Honourable Judge Michael Finnane RFD QC, Judge, District Court of New South Wales

Prof Bruce Conolly AM, Professor of Hand Surgery, UNSW and The University of Sydney

Ms Crystal Condous, Registrar, UNSW

Mr Bill Cannon, Partner, Blake Dawson Waldron

Mr Jock Cameron, National Student Leadership Forum

Mr Mark Butler, Partner, PTW Architects

Mr Paul Brunker, Head, Australasian Research, JPMorgan

Mr Juan Carlos Brandt, Director, UN Information Centre, Sydney

The Honourable Bruce Baird MP, Member for Cook (Liberal), House of Representatives, Parliament of Australia

Professor Peter Alexander, School of English, UNSW

Professor Gregory Whittred, Dean, Faculty of Commerce & Economics, UNSW

Mr Rod Smith SC, Barrister, 7 Selborne Chambes

Professor Tony Shannon AM, Provost, KvB Inst of Technology

Professor Brendon Parker, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, UNSW

Professor John Niland AC, Vice-Chancellor, UNSW

Master John McLoughlin, Master of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Mr Geoff Lawson OAM, Australian Test Cricketer; Member of Council, UNSW

Mr Tom Jeffrey AM, President, Screen Producers of Australia

Professor Rory Hume, Vice-Chancellor, UNSW

Mr David Herlihy, Chair, State Transit Authority, New South Wales

Professor Ashley Craig, Faculty of Science, University of Technology, Sydney

Dr Michael Casey, Philosopher; Private Secretary to His Eminence George Pell, Archbishop of Sydney

Professor Jack Carmody, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW

The Honourable Alan Cadman MP, Member for Mitchell, House of Representatives, Parliament of Australia

Mr Tom Bathurst QC, Barrister, 6 Selborne/Wentworth Chambers

Professor Edre Abraham, University of the Philippines

Dr Amin Abboud, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW

The Honourable Dr Peter Wong AM MLC, Founder, Unity Party; Member of the Legislative Council, Parliament of New South Wales

Mr Bill Windred, AMP Society

Mr Doug Walters, Australian Test Cricketer; Cricket Commentator

Mr Anthony Tudehope, Barrister, 16 Wardell Chambers

Mr Michael Peters, Faculty of Commerce, UNSW

Mr Chito Perez, Project Manager, Westpac Banking Corporation

Mr Michael McEvoy,, Westpac Banking Corporation

Mr John Lynas, Office of the Auditor-General, New South Wales

Mr John Kiely SC, Public Prosecutor, New South Wales

Mr Dieb Khoury, Solicitor, Benjamin and Khoury, Solicitors and Attorneys

The Honourable Justice John Kearney KCSG QC, Justice, Supreme Court of New South Wales

Mr Johno Johnson MLC, President, Legislative Council, Parliament of New South Wales

The Honourable Justice Graham Hill, Justice, Federal Court of Australia

Mr Takeo Higuchi GM, Mitsui, Kathmandu, Nepal

Mr Kevin Hadley Director, Navair Flying College

Professor Neville Gruzman AM Architect; Mayor of Woollahra

Mr John Graham Architect

Mr Eric Goodwin Lend Lease Corporation

Dr Laurie de Ambrosis MD, Geotechnical Engineering

Mr Andrew Condell Founder, Financial Keys Pty Ltd

Professor Stephen Colagiuri Head, DEM, Clinical School, UNSW

Professor Graeme Cohen Mathematical Sciences, University of Techonology, Sydney

His Eminence Edward Clancy AC Cardinal of the Catholic Church; Archbishop of Sydney

Dr Bob Chung Head, Interior Design, KvB Institute

Mr Jimmy Chan MD, RJP Fireworks, Hong Kong

Mr John Brogden MLA Shadow Minister, Legislative Assembly, Parliament of New South Wales

2000 – 1991

Professor John Yu AM Chancellor, UNSW

Lt-Col Charles Vagi Royal Australian Army

Mr Kostya Tszyu Triple World Champion Boxer

Mr Maurice van Ryn CEO, Bega Cheese

Msgr Brian Raynor OAM RAN Chaplain, Royal Australian Navy

Mr John Perrottet Management Consultant, International Finance Corporation, The World Bank

Mr Ian Penman MD, Compaq Australia

Mr John Pascoe AO CEO, Weston Foods; UNSW Council

Mr James Parker Murdoch Magazines

Professor John O’Brien Starlab Director, AGSM, UNSW

Mr John Murphy MP Member for Lowe (ALP), House of Representatives, Parliament of Australia

Mr Ross Martin Corporate Services Director, HSBC

Mr John Langron RSA Consulting

Professor Peter Kollar Faculty of the Built Environment, UNSW

Mr Peter Heslin AGSM, UNSW

Mr Jim Henness CEO, Delta Electricity

The Honourable Brian Harradine MP Senator for Tasmania, Parliament of Australia

Mr Sam Grimmer News Corporation Ltd

Mr Rod Cox Partner, PwC

Mr Mark Collier General Manager, Radio Station 2UE

Mr Chris Chapman CEO, @Home Network Australia

Mr Peter Carter ESM Bushfire Service, New South Wales

Professor Michael Brungs School of Chemical Engineering, UNSW

Mr Steve Tomkins Pilot, Qantas

The Honourable Justice Dennis Mahoney AO Justice, Supreme Court of New South Wales

Mr David Lee Ogilvy One

Mr Martin Fitzgerald Philosopher

Mr Gerard Dwyer Union Organiser, SDA

Mr Greg Clynick Department of Aviation, UNSW

Mr Phillip Bullock MD, IBM Australia

Mr Brooks Wilson MD, Koppers Australia

Mr Jeff Weill Head, Channel 7 Sport Network

Mr Graham Tanna Australian Government Solicitor’s Office

Mr Tim Sheridan Sports Commentator, Channel Nine

Professor Kevin Lee Department of Classics, The University of Sydney

Mr Kirby Ikin MD, GIO Space Ltd

Mr Daniel Hitchings Magician

Mr Tom Hickey General Manager, Sydney University Rugby Club

Fr Paul Glynn SM Author, A Song for Nagasaki

Mr Paul Gemmel World War II Veteran

Alderman Ken Finn College Architect; Mayor Randwick

Professor AJ Wicken Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), UNSW

Professor Richard Cashman Director, Centre of Olympic Studies, UNSW

Mr David Barnhill CEO, Australian Rugby League

The Honourable John Aquilina MLA Minister for Education, New South Wales

Commodore David York AM RAN Royal Australian Navy

Mr Julian Troy Sydney City Roosters Rugby League Player

The Honourable Andrew Thomson MP Minister for Tourism & Sport, Commonwealth of Australia

Mr Max Suich Chief editorial executive of the Fairfax Sydney and national newspapers (1980-87) and founding publisher and editor of the Independent Monthly (1989-96)

Brother Dan Stafford Matthew Talbot Hostel

Mr Paul Simons AM Consultant and former Executive Chairman, Woolworths Ltd

Mr Peter Robinson Journalist, The Australian Financial Review (AFR)

Mr Peter Poole MD, Australian Specialised Defence Equipment

Mr Gerard Noonan Journalist, The Australian Financial Review (AFR)

Mr Joe Nigem LUL Group of Companies (Lease Underwriting)

Mr Alistair Nicholas Far East Research Communications

Mr Bob Mansfield AO Major Projects Facilitator and Strategic Investment Coordinator, Prime Minister’s Office

Dr Simon Longstaff Executive Director, St James Ethics Centre

Mr Charlie Lawrence Copywriter

Professor Robert King Head, Biological Sciences, UNSW

Mr Ian Hicks Assistant Editor, SMH

The Honourable Chris Hartcher MLA Member for Gosford, Legislative Assembly, Parliament of New South Wales

Mr F Jeremy Gormley QC Barrister

Mr Frank Devine Journalist, The Australian

Mr Adrian Deamer Editor, The Australian

Mr Matthew Burke Wallaby (Australian rugby union representative)

Professor Sam Blay Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney

Dr John Best Sport Physician

Mr Miguel Ayesa Australian rock vocalist

Mr Joe Assaf AM MD, Ethnic Communications

Mr Piers Ackerman Journalist, Daily Telegraph

Mr Stephen Woodward Executive Director, Australian Republican Movement

Captain Michael Roebuck QANTAS Pilot

Professor David Nielson School of Physics, UNSW

Mr Chris McGuirk Architect

Mr Bob Easton Head, Strategic Logistics Unit, TNT

Mr Peter Bakunowicz National General Manager, Market Development, Telstra Multimedia

Mr Paul Shepanski Partner, The Boston Consultancy Group

Professor Ivan Shearer AM RFD Professor of Law, UNSW

Mr Anthony Khoury Group Chairman, Bufori Motors

Mr Tom Hall WWII Veteran & Krait Survivor

Dr Tom Forgan OAM Marketing Manager, Enacon P/L & Director, Advanced Technology Park

Professor DJ Anderson President, Academic Board, UNSW

Mr Laurie Dillon Head, UNSW Archives

Professor Jeremy Davis AM AGSM & President, Academic Board, UNSW

Professor Roger Covell Head, School of Music, UNSW

Dr Frank Brennan Head, Aboriginal Health Service, Redfern

Mr Frank Blount CEO, Telstra Corporation Ltd

Mr Greg Lindsay Executive Director, Centre for Independent Studies

Dr Ian Hickie School of Psychiatry, UNSW

Mr David Ellyard Department of State Development, New South Wales

Professor Hans Coster School of Physics, UNSW

Mr David Churches Executive Manager, Planning, Sydney 2000 Olympic Bid

Mr Ted Ankrum Senior Representative in Australia for NASA

Pilot Officer Tony Wrobel Manager, RAAF Roulettes Acrobatics

Mr Kevin Urner Product Support Manager, Philips

Mr Phil Saggers Television Worker

Mr Marty Roebuck Wallaby (Australian rugby union representative)

Mr Mitch Reardon Wildlife Photographer

Mr Kevin O’Connor Privacy Commissioner of Australia

Mr Melvyn Morrow Playwright

Mr Peter Mitchell Freelance Writer & Photographer

Mr Jack Mason Warrane Accountant

Prof Jim Lance Professor of Neurology, Prince Henry Hospital

Mr Bruce Judd Manager, RTA Tunnel Projects

Professor Bruce Johnson School of English, UNSW

Professor Ronald Huckstep Professor of Orthopaedic and Traumatic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW

Mr Nigel Hesseltine Development Consultant

Dr Mel Cusi Sport Physician

Mr Michael Clarkin OAM MD, Assured System Australia

Mr Martin Claridge Barrister; Political Worker

Mr Kevin Berry OAM Olympic Butterfly Gold Medallist

Mr P McMahon Director, Top Strat

Mr Lawrence Lardner Manager, Property & Works, UNSW

Professor Bruce Forster Director, Remote Sensing, UNSW

Mr Joe de Bruyn Secretary & Treasurer, SDAE Union

Mr Craig Davis General Manager, New South Wales, Australian Football League

Mr Alan Castleman CEO, Very Fast Train Project

1990 – 1981

Professor Jerzy (George) Zubrzycki AO CBE Emeritus Prof of Sociology, ANU

Mr Richard Whitaker Forecaster, Meteorology Bureau

Dr Ross Vining President, UNSW Alumni Association

Dr Eric Sowey School of Economics, UNSW

Mr Charles Scarf Scarf Bros Corporation

His Excellency David Sadlier Australian Ambassador to China

Dr Gregory Pienkowski Poland’s Consul-General in Sydney

Mr Peter McLeod Racing Car Identity

Mr Graham Mayne Deputy Director of Admissions, UNSW

Mr Gary Lane Chief Engineer, Telecom

Prof Fred Hollows AC Professor of Ophthalmology, UNSW

Mr Michael Hawker Wallaby (Australian Rugby Union International Player)

Professor Martin Green School of Electrical Engineering, UNSW

Mr Kevin Fennell Deputy Auditor-General, New South Wales

Mr Alan Clarkson Sportswriter, SMH

Mr Geoff Bennett Martial Arts Club, UNSW

Mr Paul Behrendt Aboriginal Fellow at UNSW

Dr John Beale Manager, Computer Services, UNSW

Mr Terry Tobin QC Barrister

Professor Noel Svensson Dean, Faculty of Engineering, UNSW

Mr John Star Management Consultant

Prof Pierre Ryckmans Professor of Chinese Studies, The University of Sydney

Mr Robert Perry Founder, Architecture Oceania

The Honourable BJ Unsworth Premier of New South Wales

Mr Chris Mason NSW Office of Public Prosecution

Emer Prof Jack Mabbutt Head, School of Geography, UNSW

Professor FG Hilmer Managing Director, McKinsey & Co

Professor AD Gilbert Pro-Vice-Chancellor, UNSW

Mr John Lee Search Consultant

Professor Barry Leal Pro Vice-Chancellor, Macquarie University

Mr Bill Lawrence CEO, Eastern Sydney Area Health

Mr Zenon Kochman Executive Engineer, OTC

Dr Ben Haneman Warden, Clinical Studies, UNSW

Dr Roger Gammon Secretary, AINSE

Mr Peter Fitzgerald Mayor of Drummoyne

Mr Jim Dominguez Executive Chairman, Dominguez Barry Samuel Montagu (later UBS Australia)

Mr Damien Keogh Basketballer, Sydney Kings

The Honourable John Wheeldon MP Minister; Senator for Western Australia (ALP); Parliament of Australia

Professor John Storey School of Physics, UNSW

Mr Phillip Smith MD, Western Express Freight Co.

Mr Martin Smith Novelist: Author of Gorky Park

Mr Dennis Shanahan Political Correspondent, SMH

Professor Adrian Mitchell Department of English, The University of Sydney

Rear-Admiral Phillip Kennedy Chief of RAN Operations

Mr David Jenkins Foreign Editor, SMH

Mr Tom Hafey Coach of the Sydney Swans, Australian Football League

Mr John Gannon Registrar, UNSW

Professor John Dwyer AO Head, School of Medicine, UNSW

Dr Carlye Thayer Royal Military College, Duntroon

Mr Leslie Stewart Secretary of Council, UNSW

Mr Bill Stellar ABC Film Producer

Dr Peter Rowe Director, Children’s Medical Research Foundation

Dr John Richards Director, Remote Sensing, UNSW

Mr Simon Poidevan OAM Wallaby (Australian rugby union representative); UNSW Alumnus

Professor Hugh Philpott University of Natal, South Africa

Mr Bob McMinn Public Speaking Consultant

Professor Victor Chang AC Professor of Surgery CAMS, St Vincent’s Hospital / UNSW

The Honourable Terry Sheahan Attorney-General of New South Wales

Dr RW Rawlinson Chairman, Education Commission of NSW

Dr Jon McCarthy Australian Ambassador to Vietnam

Professor LM Birt Vice-Chancellor, UNSW

Mr Ron Luxton Rothman’s Golf Professional

Mr Paul Kelly Political Journalist, The Australian

Mr Alan Jones AO Coach of the Wallabies (Australian rugby union team); Radio broadcaster

Professor Richard Collins Head, School of Physics, The University of Sydney

Professor Lachlan Chipman Professor of Jurisprudence, The University of Sydney

Mr Les Bullen Overseas trader

Dr John Buchanan Mayor of Randwick

Mr Mark Browning Captain of the Sydney Swans, Australian Football League

Professor E H Willis Former Vice-Chancellor, UNSW

Mr Doug Sutherland Lord Mayor of Sydney

Professor Neville Stephenson Director, Innovation Centre of New South Wales

Sir Laurie Short AO OBE National Secretary of the Federated Ironworkers Association

Mr Dave Robertson Motoring Editor, SMH

Professor Graham Rigby School of Electrical Engineering, UNSW

Professor W R Pitney School of Medicine, UNSW

Professor J W Neville Dean, Faculty of Commerce, UNSW

Professor Walter Moore School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney

Mr Bill McNamara Builder and developer

The Honourable Dr James Macken AM Industrial Commission, New South Wales

Sir Peter Lawler OBE Australian Ambassador to Ireland and the Vatican

Mr Chris Koch Novelist

Mr Keith Jennings Registrar, The University of Sydney

Mr Alan Horton Librarian, UNSW

Mr Kiku Cusi Journalist; Sailor

Mr Anton Cermack Press Photographer, SMH

Mr Tony Barnett Supervisor, PERC UNSW

Mr Geoff Wilson Southwest Tasmania Committee of New South Wales

Professor Gerard Sutton AO Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of Technology, Sydney

Mr Kevin Ryan ‘Kandos’ Wallaby (Australian rugby union representative); Kangaroo (Australian rugby league representative); Barrister; Member for Hurstville, Legislative Assembly, Parliament of New South Wales

Mr Peter Niven Department of Transport, New South Wales

Dr Les Murray AO Poet

Professor Michael Mullins Department of Agronomy, The University of Sydney

Mr Ian Moutray Director, SARC Unit, UNSW

Mr Arthur McGill Wallaby (Australian rugby union representative); Coach, New South Wales Rugby

Lt Doug Humphries UNSW Regiment

Dr Paul Huggins Member of Council, UNSW