Long Term Unemployment Conference, Kevin Robbie from Social Ventures Australia
Meet one the Speakers at the Long Term Unemployment Conference, Kevin Robbie the Executive Director, Employment at Social Ventures Australia
Mr Kevin Robbie is the Executive Director, Employment, Social Ventures Australia.
Kevin is responsible for leading their work around employment creation for people excluded from the labour market. Kevin has worked in innovative social change for over 20 years, primarily in the UK. He has held senior management roles in a range of organisations, including seven years as Chief Executive of Forth Sector, one of Scotland’s leading social enterprises. He has also been a special adviser to the UK Government Cabinet Office, worked on a wide range of development partnerships/projects and served on a number of non-profit boards and on Government Advisory Boards.
Social Ventures Australia works with innovative partners to invest in social change. Social Ventures Australia help to create better education and employment outcomes for disadvantaged Australians by bringing the best of business to the social sector, and by working with partners to strategically invest capital and expertise. SVA Consulting shares evidence and knowledge to build social sector capacity, while SVA Impact Investing introduces new capital and innovative financial models to help solve entrenched problems.
Australian Long Term Unemployment Conference will be held on 18-19 August 2014, QT Hotel Surfers Paradise. The 2 day conference will feature keynote presentations and 3-4 streams on long term unemployment issues, please click on the link for the Preliminary Program Released. For more information about the conference please visit the website www.longtermunemployment.org.au or call the conference secretariat on (61 7) 5502 2068. Please note the Early Bird ends on the 7th July 2014