The GBS alumni community has over 45,000 active members
The Griffith Business School alumni network connects our graduates, the School and the business community.
After 40 years of developing future ready, responsible business leaders, our network has grown to over 45,000 engaged alumni. Our alumni are spread across the globe working in a diverse range of industries.
We are proud to celebrate the achievements of our remarkable graduates and provide opportunities for our alumni community to gather, share and benefit from an ongoing connection to the School. Each year we host a full calendar of networking and professional development events, keep alumni up to date on the latest School and University news as well as provide opportunities for graduates to give back and assist in the development of our next generation of business leaders.
Giving to Griffith
Thousands of students across the Griffith community have benefited from the philanthropy of alumni, staff, friends and business partners. During their time studying with the Griffith Business School, many of our alumni were themselves recipients of scholarships, grants, bursaries, awards or prizes.
CELEBRATING YOUR SUCCESS
The GBS Outstanding Alumnus Awards recognise the remarkable achievements and successes of our alumni. The recipients of the 2017 awards were honoured at our Annual Gala Dinner and Awards Night on Friday 3 November 2017.
Introducing the 2017 winners
- Outstanding Alumnus of the Year | Barry Thomas, Vice President of Cook Incorporated and Director of Cook Medical in Asia Pacific
- Young Outstanding Alumnus of the Year | Penelope Twemlow, CEO of Energy Skills Queensland
- International Outstanding Alumnus of the Year | Bob Chua, Director of Dematic
- Entrepreneurial Alumnus of the Year | Kim McCosker, Co-founder of 4 Ingredients
FRIENDS OF GRIFFITH BUSINESS SCHOOL
The Friends of Griffith Business School group was formed to promote further engagement between the Gold Coast business community and the School.
Take advantage of services within Griffith Business School, including:
- opportunities to collaborate with thought leaders
- access to student interns through our internship programs
- access to the latest business research
- networking opportunities with like-minded Gold Coast-based business and industry professionals.
Our Alumni Advisory Group works with key staff at Griffith Business School in developing our Alumni Network through an Alumni Engagement Plan.
Members of the group serve as strategic thought leaders, collaborators and catalysts for action to support the network's mission statement. Membership is limited to 20 alumni. Other members include staff of Griffith University.
Expressions of interest in a role on the Alumni Advisory Group can be submitted at any time to email@example.com. Nominations can be submitted in October/November each year.
- Mr Paul Hodgson - Chair
- Ms Caroline Bennison
- Matt Hoskins
- Mr Philip Leitch
- Ms Jenny Longrigg
- Mr Joshua Lumley
- Mr Tom McGuire
- Mr Andrew Stone
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