Alumni Hour: In conversation with Dr Bronwyn King AO

Ian Potter Auditorium,
Melbourne Brain Centre, Kenneth Myer Building,
30 Royal Parade, Parkville


Dr Bronwyn King AO is a social entrepreneur, movement maker, medical specialist and globally renowned humanitarian on a mission to inspire and transform organisations into purpose driven, sustainable businesses. Tobacco Free Portfolios, a global advocacy organisation she founded, has redefined finance industry standards.

In 2018 Bronwyn took to the stage at the United Nations in New York to launch ‘The Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge’, a global initiative she led, which now has more than 120 Signatories – global financial institutions with combined assets under management of >$US 7.5 trillion (AU $10 trillion).

Bronwyn is a leader, influencer and future thinker who has mastered the art of translating a simple idea into a global movement. She has been recognised with countless awards. Most notably, she was awarded an Order of Australia (AO) in 2019 for distinguished service to community health and named 2019 Melburnian of the Year.


5.30pm-6.30pm: Lecture
6.30pm-7.30pm: Cocktail reception

We invite you to join us for an exclusive opportunity to hear renowned ABC presenter Angela Lavoipierre in conversation with University of Melbourne alum Dr Bronwyn King AO. Book online to hear the story of what set her on this incredible journey, the impact she is having on a global scale, and how her diverse career all started here at the university.