Philanthropy Leaders Awarded: Another Gonski gonged

Allan English and Michael Gonski have been toasted at tonight’s Delegates Drinks for the 2014 Philanthropy Australia National Conference.

Day One of the 2014 Philanthropy Australia Conference has seen two innovative givers celebrated as leaders in their field.

Queensland entrepreneur and corporate philanthropist Allan English tonight received the 2014 Philanthropy Leader of the Year award, while dynamic newcomer Michael Gonski, a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills law firm, was honoured with the award for Emerging Philanthropy Leader.

The selection panel for the awards, chaired by Tim Fairfax, Philanthropy Australia Council member and Chairman of the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation, recognised the award-winners for their standout achievements in building giving in Australia over the past 12 months. Read more...

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