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Catholic Business Connections May luncheon

Date: Thursday 16 May, 2019

Catholic Business Connections (CBC) is an opportunity for business women and men in our diocese (active and retired) who share common values, to network and engage with each other and leaders representing the diocese. CBC gathers three or four times a year for lunch and to listen to guest speakers chosen to inspire with their unique story and share how they relate their work and spiritual life experience to the context of living in a modern world.

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May 2019 luncheon

When: Thursday 16 May 2019
Time: 12pm–2pm
Venue: levelone @ harbourfront (2 Endeavour Drive, Wollongong Harbour)
Topic: Trust and Integrity—touchstones for success in private and public life
Dress: Business attire
RSVP: Thursday 9 May 2019

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GUEST SPEAKER

Mr Peter Turner
Director of Schools
Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong

Peter Turner has been the director of schools for the Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong since January 2007. His previous appointment was as the regional director of education for the Southern Region of the Archdiocese of Sydney from 2002–2006.

Peter was the founding principal of two coeducational high schools in Sydney—Freeman Catholic College in Bonnyrigg and Aquinas College in Menai. In 1997, he was awarded the Brother John Taylor Award for excellence in Catholic education by the NSW Catholic Education Commission.

In recent times, Peter has been the deputy chair of the NSW Catholic Education Commission, chair of the Conference of Diocesan Directors and chair of the Catholic Education Commission’s Resources Policy Committee.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts and Masters Degree in Education from the University of New England, Armidale, and has completed studies at Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois. In 2010, Peter was made a fellow of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders. Peter is a member of the National Catholic Education Association of the USA and has presented papers at their annual convention in the United States.

Peter will be speaking on Trust and Integrity—touchstones for success in private and public life.

 


 

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