21 Notable alumni of
Bond University

Bond University is 1843rd in the world, 35th in Oceania, and 29th in Australia by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 21 notable alumni from Bond University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Tupou VI of Tonga

    Tupou VI of Tonga
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    monarchdiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Tupou VI is the King of Tonga. He is the younger brother and successor of the late King George Tupou V. He was officially confirmed by his brother on 27 September 2006 as the heir presumptive to the Throne of Tonga, as his brother (a bachelor) had no legitimate children. He served as Tonga's High Commissioner to Australia, and resided in Canberra until the death of King George Tupou V on 18 March 2012, when ʻAhoʻeitu ʻUnuakiʻotonga Tukuʻaho became King of Tonga, with the regnal name Tupou VI.

  2. Grant Hackett

    Grant Hackett
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    swimmer
    Biography

    Grant George Hackett OAM is an Australian swimmer, most famous for winning the men's 1500 metres freestyle race at both the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. This achievement has led him to be regarded as one of the greatest distance swimmers in history. He also collected a gold medal in Sydney for swimming in the heats of the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay. He was well regarded for his versatility, and has held the long course world records in the 200 m, 800 m, and 1500 m freestyle events. He dominated the 1500 m event for a decade, being undefeated in the event in finals from 1996 until the 2007 World Aquatics Championships. In total, he has won 10 long-course world championship gold medals.

  3. Tommy Wirkola

    Tommy Wirkola
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producerfilm editorfilm directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Tommy Wirkola is a Norwegian film director, producer, and screenwriter. His first film was 2007's Kill Buljo, which he co-wrote with Stig Frode Henriksen. They later made the 2009 horror comedy Dead Snow. In 2010 they again collaborated on the film Kurt Josef Wagle and the Legend of the Fjord Witch. In 2012 a television series directed & produced by Wirkola called Hellfjord premiered, consisting of seven 30-minute episodes. His first English-language film, which was also his first large-budget film, was Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, which was co-written by Dante Harper and released in 2013. In 2014 a sequel to Dead Snow, named Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead, was released. Wirkola's most recent films, What Happened to Monday, a science fiction film starring Noomi Rapace and Willem Dafoe, was released in 2017 and The Trip, also starring Rapace in 2021.

  4. Giaan Rooney

    Giaan Rooney
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    television presenterswimmer
    Biography

    Giaan Leigh Rooney, OAM is an Australian former competitive swimmer and television personality. As a member of the Australian team in women's 4×100-metre medley relay, she won an Olympic gold medal and broke a world record at the 2004 Summer Olympics. Rooney is currently an Australian television presenter.

  5. Brian Jean

    Brian Jean
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in Bond University
    Graduated with Master of Business Administration
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Brian Michael Jean is a Canadian politician who has served as the member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche since March 16, 2022. He was leader of the Opposition and the last leader of the Wildrose Party from 2015 to 2017 before its merger into the United Conservative Party (UCP). Jean was a member of Parliament (MP) with the Conservative Party from 2004 to 2014 before entering provincial politics.

  6. Chris Atkinson

    Chris Atkinson
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    co-driver
    Biography

    Chris Atkinson is a professional rally driver. In the World Rally Championship (WRC), Atkinson drove for the Subaru World Rally Team between 2004 and 2008. His best finish on an individual WRC event is second, which he achieved at the 2008 Rally México and Rally Argentina. Other podium placings include third-place finishes at the 2005 Rally Japan and the 2008 Monte Carlo Rally.

  7. Steven Ciobo

    Steven Ciobo
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Steven Michele Ciobo is a retired Australian politician who represented the Division of Moncrieff in the House of Representatives from the 2001 federal election until his retirement at the 2019 election. He was a member of the Liberal National Party of Queensland, and sat with the Liberal Party in federal parliament. On 1 March 2019 Ciobo announced his decision to retire from politics at the 2019 federal election.

  8. Tim Watts

    Tim Watts
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    politiciansolicitor
    Biography

    Timothy Graham Watts is an Australian politician. He is a member of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and has been a member of the House of Representatives since the 2013 federal election, representing the Victorian seat of Gellibrand.

  9. Mouly Surya

    Mouly Surya
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    directorscreenwriterfilm director
    Biography

    Mouly Surya is an Indonesian film director and screenwriter.

  10. John McVeigh

    John McVeigh
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politicianfarmer
    Biography

    John Joseph McVeigh is a former Australian politician. He was elected to the House of Representatives at the 2016 federal election, representing the Division of Groom. He was a member of the Liberal National Party of Queensland and sat in the Liberal party room. During the Turnbull Government he served in cabinet as Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government from 2017 to 2018. He previously served in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 2012 to 2016 and was Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry under Premier Campbell Newman.

  11. Minna Atherton

    Minna Atherton
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    2000-.. (age 22)
    Occupations
    swimmer
    Biography

    Minna Atherton is an Australian competitive swimmer who won the gold medals in the 100- and 200-metre backstroke events at the 2015 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Singapore. She tied the junior world record (held by American Claire Adams) in the 100-metre backstroke and broke the Championships record in the 200-metre backstroke.

  12. Antony Szeto

    Antony Szeto
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm producerfilm director
    Biography

    Antony Szeto, (born 9 December 1964) is a film director and martial artist.

  13. Annabelle Williams

    Annabelle Williams
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    lawyerswimmer
    Biography

    Annabelle Williams, is a Paralympic swimming competitor from Australia. She has a congenital limb deficiency. She appeared in Mad Max 4. Representing Australia, she has won a gold medal at the 2012 London Paralympic Games in the 4 × 100 m medley relay, a bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in the Women's 100 m Butterfly S9. At the 2006 Commonwealth Games, she earned a silver medal in the Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 and a bronze in the Women's 100 m Multi Disability Freestyle. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, she earned a silver in the Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 event.

  14. Lynda Tabuya

    Lynda Tabuya
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lynda Diseru Tabuya is a Fijian politician and lawyer.

  15. Annabel Luxford

    Annabel Luxford
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    triathlete
    Biography

    Annabel Luxford is an Australian triathlete. In International Triathlon Union (ITU) competition she is the 2005 ITU Triathlon World Cup series champion and the silver medalist at the 2005 ITU Triathlon World Championships. In 2004, she was the ITU under-23 World Champion and also finished second in the ITU Triathlon World Cup standings. In 2013, after changing to non-drafing long course racing, she finished third at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships.

  16. Courtney Atkinson

    Courtney Atkinson
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    triathlete
    Biography

    Courtney Atkinson is a professional Australian triathlete born in Mackay, Queensland.

  17. Mark Fraser

    Mark Fraser
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in Bond University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Mark Thomas Fraser AO, CVO is an Australian public servant and diplomat. He was the Official Secretary to the Governor-General of Australia, General Sir Peter Cosgrove, from June 2014 to August 2018.

  18. Tommy Spaulding

    Tommy Spaulding
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Thomas J. Spaulding Jr. is an American author and president of Tommy Spaulding Companies LLC. His book It's Not Just Who You Know was released on August 10, 2010. Spaulding is also the former CEO and President of, Up with People, and founded Leader's Challenge, a high school civics program in the state of Colorado.

  19. Patrick Baynes

    Patrick Baynes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Patrick Baynes is an American entrepreneur.

  20. Andrew McIntosh

    Andrew McIntosh
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    barristerpolitician
    Biography

    Andrew John McIntosh is an Australian politician. He was a Liberal Party member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly from 1999 to 2014, representing the seat of Kew.

  21. Trevor Carolan

    Trevor Carolan
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    translatorpoetnovelist
    Biography

    Trevor Carolan is a Canadian writer. He has published 20 books of non-fiction, poetry, fiction, translations and anthologies.