The QUT Business Leaders' Forum is recognised as the pre-eminent business leadership event in Brisbane. For over a decade it has developed an international reputation for attracting dynamic world-class leaders in a dialogue on today's leadership challenges. The Forum informs, challenges and inspires audiences on leadership, business excellence, corporate social responsibility, sustainability and related public policy.
Queensland's business and political community hear prominent speakers explore trends, issues and ideas shaping the economy and politics of the nation. The Forum is also the city's premier event for high-level networking.
Each forum features a speaker's presentation, followed by an informal interview and questions from the audience. Each event is moderated by one of Australia's most respected journalists, Kerry O'Brien.
About the moderator
Distinguished Australian journalist Kerry O'Brien, of ABC Television, has been MC and Moderator for the QUT Business Leaders' Forum series for the past decade.
Kerry O'Brien is one of the most prominent and respected names in Australian journalism. He has interviewed many world leaders including Obama, Mandela, Thatcher and Gorbachev, and a diverse range of other top international figures. Kerry has won many accolades, including the top award in journalism, the Gold Walkley. From 1995 to 2010, Kerry was editor and compere of the national 7.30 Report. He now hosts the ABC flagship Four Corners programs.