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Young Professionals - Mandurah

Thursday 25th May 2017

Atlas Iron Founder and Murdoch University Chancellor, David Flanagan will present: Learning the Hard Way at Mandurah’s inaugural Young Professionals event. He will share his career journey and speak about starting a business, building a team, strategy, culture, disruption, leadership, governance and business judgement.

Young Professionals is a Murdoch University initiative run in conjunction with Make Place and the Peel Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It brings together 18-35 year old business people and university students (all disciplines) for inspirational and educational events and workshops, providing an opportunity to network with peers, exchange ideas and help each other reach personal and professional goals.

If you are 18-35 years old, join us for this free event.

Guest Speaker

David Flanagan orange tie.jpg David Flanagan is a geologist with more than 25 years’ experience in the multi commodity mining and mineral exploration industry in Australia, Indonesia and West Africa. David was the founding Managing Director of Atlas Iron Limited in 2004, growing the company from a $9 million exploration business to an ASX top 200 listed iron ore exporter. Now, Atlas has three operating mines, exporting at a rate of 12Mtpa, supports numerous community organisations and employs in excess of 500 people. David resigned from Atlas Iron in 2016 and recently became Executive Chairman of Battery Minerals.

In 2014 David Flanagan was named the Western Australian of the Year and Western Australian Business Leader of the Year.

Event Details

Date: Thursday 25th May 2017
Time: 5.30 - 7.30 pm (presentation, refreshments and networking)
Cost: Free
Venue: Make Place, 17/38 Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah
Register: Contact Jean Wootton, Young Professionals Director - j.wootton@murdoch.edu.au 

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Young Professionals - Mandurah committee, please speak with Jean Wootton at this event

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(Please bring your business cards for networking purposes)