Future Focus Group Alumni Network

Future Focus Group Alumni Network of informed leadership inspires graduates to continue making a contribution to our city.

Connecting Melbourne's leaders

Future Focus Group brings talented people together to develop their skills, connections and, ultimately, be better-positioned to lead. There are now over 400 members of the Alumni Network spread throughout a cross-section of organisations in Melbourne and beyond.

Together with alumni patron, Jack Smorgon AO, graduates of the program remain involved in the Committee’s activities and the Future Focus Group via their cohort's Alumni Ambassador and the Alumni Network.

Alumni benefits

  • Invitations to exclusive alumni events and special offers
  • Opportunities to continue making a positive, tangible contribution to Melbourne through ongoing involvement with Future Focus Group, the Committee and members
  • Opportunities to mentor others
  • Access to the private Future Focus Group Alumni group on LinkedIn.

Alumni members

Our Future Focus Group alumni graduates include chairs, chief executive officers, executive directors, chief financial officers, general counsels and many other high calibre professionals. Their influence on, and passion for, Melbourne provide a conduit for positive, ongoing development and connectivity of our city.

Alumni Network Steering Group

The Future Focus Group Alumni Network Steering Group plan, develop and deliver events for the benefit of members of the Alumni Network. The Alumni Network Steering Group currently comprises:

  • Chair Tiffany Crawford (City of Melbourne) 
  • Rob Camm (Cube Group)
  • Ben Haste (Mercer)
  • Melanie Lewis (State Trustees)
  • Cameron Smith (Cabrini Foundation)
  • Kate Williams (GHD)

For more information, contact Matt Gaffney, General Manager Future Focus Group: 

T   +61 (3) 9650 8800

E   mgaffney@melbourne.org.au

"Being a Future Focus Group alumnus keeps on creating opportunities for me." 

Nic Culnane, Future Focus Group alumnus 2008-2009