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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.


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.


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
MMgt '16, MCom '17

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
BCom '96

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. 

Michael holds a Masters in International Business from the University of Sydney Business School and is a regular and active speaker in the Agtech sector and a member of a number of industry associations and organisations. Michael also attended Harvard Business School’s Agribusiness Seminar (2018). Michael has presented on AgriTech ecommerce at the UN, Geneva, Switzerland 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.

Should you wish to contact any of the Business Alumni Network Executive Committee, please email