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Business Alumni Network

Join a vibrant and engaged global network
The University of Sydney Business Alumni Network provides access to a powerful global network of alumni and career-enriching events.

The University of Sydney Business Alumni Network aims to facilitate the Business School's aspirations to become a world-leading Business School with the best students, the most successful graduates, and the most impactful researchers and research.

Membership

All Business School alumni are automatically members of the network. All other University of Sydney alumni and friends can opt-in as members of the Business Alumni Network. Ensure your contact details are up-to-date to participate in this vibrant and engaged community and leverage the power of the University of Sydney Business School network.

Note: there are no membership fees.

Benefits

Some of the benefits available to network members include:

  • Regular invitations to Business School alumni events, in Australia and internationally
  • Receiving copies of the Business School's alumni magazine and the University's Sydney Alumni Magazine (SAM)
  • Access to relevant e-communications which provide you with unique market intelligence and the latest business research news from the Business School
  • Opportunities to increase your business networks and further develop your capacity to serve as business leaders
  • Opportunities to provide ambassadorial support to the Business School.

Executive Committee

Ali Yaseen

Ali Yaseen

Ali is the Vice-President of the BAN committee. He is the National Business Manager - New Payments at A2B Australia Limited. Ali leads a sales team of 20+ focusing on growing new payment products into new verticals for the A2B group across Australia, leveraging brands including Cabcharge.

Fernando Alves

Fernando Alves

Fernando is the Secretary of the BAN committee. He is the Head of Industry department at Business France (French Embassy Trade Commission). Fernando leads a team of trade consultants focused on assisting French companies in the industry sector with their development and expansion to Australia & New Zealand and he is the point of contact for foreign direct investments to France.

Grace Bacon

Grace Bacon

Grace is the Head of the International Segment at ANZ Private and is responsible for driving the business strategy and client proposition to help high net worth migrants arriving and settling in Australia. Grace is also an active advocate of Cultural Diversity and Inclusion.

Michael Chandler

Michael Chandler

Michael is Founder and CEO of PrimeXConnect, a Global first ecommerce solution for B2B sales and order management built specifically for domestic and international animal protein trade. He holds a Master of International Business from the University of Sydney Business School and is a regular speaker in the Agtech sector.

Michael is a member of a number of industry associations and organisations. He attended Harvard Business School’s 2018 Agribusiness Seminar and has presented on AgriTech ecommerce at the UN in Geneva, gaining UNECE Independent Expert status.

Hannah Reid

Hannah Reid

Hannah is an experienced Graduate Programs Consultant at Westpac Group. She is responsible for campus recruitment and building professional development programs for students and graduates. Hannah has a personal passion for environmental sustainability and is a strong advocate of workplace diversity and inclusion.

Matthew Bright

Matthew Bright

Matthew is an executive at Zip Co, working on rolling out Zip Business (after Zip acquired a company he built, Spotcap Australia). With a mixed fintech and corporate background, he is actively involved in Sydney’s tech startup ecosystem and previously worked in commodities at EY in Sydney and ABN AMRO in Europe.

Charlie Marriott

Charlie Marriott

Charlie is a Product Manager at Atlassian. He is motivated by delivering value to customers and improving how teams function. He is passionate about climate change and is always looking for ways to make a difference both in and out of his workplace. He has stayed involved in the University community since 2016 as a mentor in the Business School's Alumni Mentoring Program and a member of the Business Alumni Network committee.

Jenny Bridge

Jenny Bridge

Jenny is a Director in PwC's Consulting practice, working with government and public sector clients on achieving their strategic objectives. After commencing her career at KPMG in the Corporate Tax Division, Jenny has worked in a variety of roles across the advertising and communications and professional services sectors, moving from highly technical to more operational roles in organisations ranging from dual-listed multinational public companies to large private companies.

Jenny worked in the education sector as Group Director Operations at Think Education as well as a Consultant for a number of private education providers before joining PwC, where she is now working with universities on large transformations in what is a very challenging environment.


Should you wish to contact any of the Business Alumni Network Executive Committee, please email business.alumni@sydney.edu.au.