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Brendan Cox served for 26 years in the Australian Infantry and deployed on operational service in Bosnia, East Timor (twice), and Afghanistan.  During his service Brendan has received numerous awards including the US Army Commendation Medal (Afghanistan), The Land Commander’s Commendation (Australia) and the Commendation for Distinguished Service in the 2014 Australia Day Honour’s List.   Prior to commencing his appointment as CEO of Legacy Brisbane, Brendan was the General Manager of a Financial planning business for three years that was awarded the industry’s inaugural Practice of the Year while he was the GM.  From an academic perspective, Brendan is a graduate of the United Kingdom’s Joint Services Command and Staff College.   Brendan holds a Masters of Business (UNSW), and a Master of Arts in Defence Studies, from Kings College London (UK).   Brendan is also a graduate of the Australian Institute’s Company Director’s Course.  Brendan is married and has three children of school age. 

Jun 04, 2018 12:30 PM

Phillippa Lazenby JP (Qual) holds a Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science and Masters in Public Health and Tropical Medicine from James Cook University in Townsville. Phillipa has worked as a medical scientist in the public, private and military health systems since 2002 and spent ten years working in Bone Marrow Transplant at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital before moving to the Queensland Eye Bank at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in 2016.

Phillippa is currently working as a scientist in donation and recovery with the Queensland Tissue Banks, an arm of Donate Life Queensland.

Jun 11, 2018 12:30 PM
Jun 15, 2018
7:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Rotary Strategic Planning

Jayani Amarasinghe is an experienced Strategy Consultant, having worked as a Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Sri Lanka in Corporate Finance and Strategy Consulting. She has over 8 years of experience in many facets of strategic advisory.

Her previous work in the area of strategy consulting includes leading teams of consultants to identify areas for development and key issues facing corporates. This includes assessing the effectiveness of regulatory environments and profiling of select institutions as precursors for investments.

She’s a qualified financial professional, being a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), Chartered Management Accountants (UK) and Certified Professional Accountants (Australia).

Jayani developed a three-year strategic plan for the Rotary Club of Brisbane as part of her final subject for the Master in Business Administration programme at the QUT Graduate School of Business.

Jun 18, 2018
Jun 23, 2018 – Jun 27, 2018
Jun 23, 2018
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Jun 25, 2018
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Aug 18, 2018
12:00 PM – 10:00 PM