JULY 18 - 28 | Perth

The Social Impact Festival is a platform for cutting-edge knowledge and ideas, celebrating initiatives creating positive change, and generating insights that address complex social problems.

Community of Change-makers

Director, Institute for Social Policy, Housing, Equalities Research, Heriot-Watt University

Professor Suzanne Fitzpatrick

Suzanne Fitzpatrick completed her PhD on youth homelessness at the University of Glasgow in 1998. She subsequently held a number…

Professor, Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research

Professor Michael Oxley

Professor Michael Oxley is Director of the University of Cambridge Centre for Housing Planning Research (CCHPR). He was previously Professor…

Professor of Urban Studies and Housing at the College of Social Sciences, School of Social & Political Studies, University of Glasgow

Professor Keith Kintrea

Keith Kintrea is Professor of Urban Studies and Housing at the University of Glasgow. He was born in the north…

Director of Learning and Systems Innovation, The Australian Centre for Social Innovation

Dr Ingrid Burkett

Ingrid Burkett is a social designer, designing processes, products and knowledge that deepen social impact and facilitate social innovation. She…

Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Social Impact

Professor Kristy Muir

Professor Kristy Muir is the CEO of the Centre for Social Impact (CSI), a Professor of Social Policy at UNSW…

Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales

Dr Leon Terrill

Dr Leon Terrill is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Law and a Research Director of the Indigenous Law Centre. He…

Medical Director, Pathway

Dr Nigel Hewitt

An expert in homeless healthcare for over 25 years, Nigel has been working with Pathway since its inception. Nigel has…

Research Director, National Native Title Tribunal

Dr Pamela McGrath

Pamela McGrath is Research and Development Director at the National Native Title Tribunal and has previously been a Research Fellow…

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