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NFMRI's 40th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Night

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Australian National Maritime Museum

2 Murray St

Sydney, NSW 2000

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with special guest speaker, Mark Carnegie

Mark has more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, investor and corporate advisor in New York, London and Sydney. From 1990 to 2000 Mark was the Australian and Asian representative of Hellman & Friedman following his training on Wall Street with James D. Wolfensohn and in London at Hudson Conway with Lloyd Williams. In 2000 Mark co-founded leading Australian boutique corporate advisory and private equity firm Carnegie, Wylie & Co Pty Limited with John Wylie. Carnegie Wylie was acquired by leading Wall Street bank, Lazard Inc in 2007, and following the sale, Mark was appointed the CEO of Lazard Australia Private Equity.

Throughout his career, Mark has been involved in a range of diverse Australian and Asian investments and has participated in groups that have acquired major stakes in the Courage Pub Estate, John Fairfax Holdings, Hoyts Cinemas, Formula One Holdings, SCTV, Macquarie Radio Network, Lonely Planet Publications and London Sumatra Plantations. As a corporate advisor, Mark has advised Qantas and Coles Myer on general strategic matters, Westfield on its $22 billion merger and Qantas on its JetStarAsia start-up in Singapore. Mark holds a BA from Oxford University and a BSc (Hons) from Melbourne University. He is a former Treasurer of the Oxford Union.

About the dinner

Join us for an evening dinner where the National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation will celebrate its 40th anniversary and announce its new grants and awards commencing in 2018. Established in 1977, the Foundation has a unique, rich history and over the years it has provided over $15 million of funding to support innovative medial research projects throughout Australia.

Help us celebrate our milestone anniversary on a night where we will showcase some of Australia's up-and-coming research innovations, celebrate our past and current achievements and make some exciting funding and social impact announcements, including awarding the inaugural Dr John Raftos AM Medal.

Set amidst the remarkable Lighthouse Gallery at the Australian National Maritime Museum, we will share fine food and refreshments with great company. The Sydney Conservatorium of Music's Geist String Quartet will provide fabulous entertainment on the night.

Who should attend?

Whether you are someone with an interest in medical breakthroughs, new innovations and research, building an effective innovation ecosystem or someone who wants to make a difference, we look forward to welcoming you.

On the night, you will have the opportunity to connect with eminent leaders from business, government, research and philanthropy.

Executives and management from the following groups will benefit from attending our 40th Anniversary and Awards Dinner:

  • Philanthropists
  • Private and Social Investors
  • Government
  • Corporations and Industry Leaders
  • Researchers and Knowledge Commercialisation Specialists
  • Financial and Investment Services
  • Universities and Medical Research Institutes
  • Trusts & Foundations

We hope you can join us to help us celebrate this milestone and encourage you to share this event with your friends, acquainces and colleagues.

Registration information

Individual tickets may be purchased from this EventBrite page. If you are interested in securing a table of 10, please visit our website here.

Dress code: Business attire

Parking: Parking is available for a fee at Harbourside Secure Parking, located at 100 Murray Street, Pyrmont.

Refund policy: We are unable to offer refunds of dinner registrations, but we are happy to allow substitutions upon request.

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Australian National Maritime Museum

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Sydney, NSW 2000

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