100 Notable alumni of
Monash University

Monash University is 349th in the world, 7th in Oceania, and 6th in Australia by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from Monash University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Vance Joy

    Vance Joy
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    singersinger-songwriterAustralian rules football player
    Biography

    James Gabriel Keogh, known professionally as Vance Joy, is an Australian singer and songwriter. He signed a five-album deal with Atlantic Records in 2013. He released his debut EP God Loves You When You're Dancing in March 2013. His song "Riptide" was voted number 1 on the 2013 Triple J Hottest 100. Joy released his debut studio album Dream Your Life Away on 5 September 2014 in Australia and on 9 September 2014 elsewhere. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2015, he won Best Male Artist. His second studio album, Nation of Two, was released in 2018.

  2. George Pell

    George Pell
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestCatholic deacon
    Biography

    George Pell is an Australian cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as the inaugural prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy between 2014 and 2019, and was a member of the Council of Cardinal Advisers between 2013 and 2018. Ordained a priest in 1966 and bishop in 1987, he was made a cardinal in 2003. Pell served as the eighth Archbishop of Sydney (2001–2014), the seventh Archbishop of Melbourne (1996–2001) and an auxiliary bishop of Melbourne (1987–1996). He has also been an author, columnist and public speaker. Since 1996, Pell has maintained a high public profile on a wide range of issues, while retaining an adherence to Catholic orthodoxy.

  3. Daniel Andrews

    Daniel Andrews
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Daniel Michael Andrews is an Australian politician who has been the 48th Premier of Victoria since December 2014 and the leader of the Victorian branch of the Labor Party since December 2010.

  4. Bill Shorten

    Bill Shorten
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in Monash University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianlawyertrade unionist
    Biography

    William Richard Shorten is an Australian politician who served as Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Labor Party from 2013 to 2019. Shorten was first elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Maribyrnong in 2007, and was a Cabinet Minister in the Gillard and Rudd Governments from 2010 to 2013.

  5. Lim Guan Eng

    Lim Guan Eng
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lim Guan Eng is a Malaysian politician from the Democratic Action Party (DAP), a component party of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition who has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Bagan, Member of the Penang State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Air Putih since March 2008 and National Chairman of DAP since 20 March 2022. He was also the Secretary-general of DAP for 17 years from September 2004 to March 2022. He served as the Minister of Finance in the PH administration under former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad from May 2018 to the collapse of the PH administration in February 2020, 4th Chief Minister of Penang from March 2008 to May 2018 and MP for Kota Melaka from August 1986 to November 1999.

  6. Josh Frydenberg

    Josh Frydenberg
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politicianinvestment bankercivil servant
    Biography

    Joshua Anthony Frydenberg /ˈfraɪdənˌbɜːrɡ/ is an Australian politician who has been federal treasurer and deputy leader of the Liberal Party since August 2018. He has been a Member of Parliament for Kooyong since the 2010 election.

  7. Atiqah Hasiholan

    Atiqah Hasiholan
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    actormodel
    Biography

    Atiqah Hasiholan Alhady is an Indonesian-Arab actress and model.

  8. Airlangga Hartarto

    Airlangga Hartarto
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Airlangga Hartarto is an Indonesian politician and businessman. He is the current Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs in President Joko Widodo's Onward Indonesia Cabinet, appointed on 23 October 2019. He is also the chairman of Golkar Party.

  9. Boediono

    Boediono
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Boediono is an Indonesian economist and former politician. He is the 11th vice president of Indonesia, in office from 2009 to 2014. He became vice president after winning the 2009 presidential election together with the then-incumbent President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

  10. Gina Liano

    Gina Liano
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    autobiographeractorbarrister
    Biography

    Gina Liano is an Australian barrister, author, entrepreneur and television personality. She is best known for her role in The Real Housewives of Melbourne.

  11. Peter Carey

    Peter Carey
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    writernovelistscreenwriteruniversity teacherchildren's writer
    Biography

    Peter Philip Carey AO is an Australian novelist. Carey has won the Miles Franklin Award three times and is frequently named as Australia's next contender for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Carey is one of only five writers to have won the Booker Prize twice—the others being J. G. Farrell, J. M. Coetzee, Hilary Mantel and Margaret Atwood. Carey won his first Booker Prize in 1988 for Oscar and Lucinda, and won for the second time in 2001 with True History of the Kelly Gang. In May 2008 he was nominated for the Best of the Booker Prize.

  12. Baron Waqa

    Baron Waqa
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politiciancomposer
    Biography

    Baron Divavesi Waqa is a Nauruan politician who was the 14th President of Nauru from 11 June 2013 until 27 August 2019. He previously served as Minister of Education from 2004 to 2007.

  13. Richard Di Natale

    Richard Di Natale
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politiciangeneral practitionerpublic health scientistAustralian rules football player
    Biography

    Richard Luigi Di Natale is a former Australian politician who was a senator for Victoria. He was also the leader of the Australian Greens from 2015 to 2020. Di Natale was elected to the Senate in the 2010 federal election. A former general practitioner, Di Natale became federal parliamentary leader of the Australian Greens on 6 May 2015 following the resignation of Christine Milne. He was the leader of the Greens during the 2016 and 2019 federal elections.

  14. Nadia Nakai

    Nadia Nakai
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    rappersongwriter
    Biography

    Nadia Nakai Kandava, is a South African-born Zimbabwean rapper, songwriter and television personality.

  15. Anthony Pratt

    Anthony Pratt
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Anthony Joseph Pratt, an Australian businessman and billionaire, is the Executive Chairman of Visy Industries and Pratt Industries in America, the world's largest privately owned packaging and paper company. He is the son of the late Richard Pratt, a former manufacturing magnate and former president of the Carlton Football Club; and Jeanne Pratt AC, a philanthropist.

  16. Peter Costello

    Peter Costello
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    economistpoliticianinvestment bankerbarrister
    Biography

    Peter Howard Costello, AC, is a former Australian politician and lawyer who served as the Treasurer in the Australian Howard Government from 1996 to 2007. He is the longest-serving Treasurer in Australia's history. Costello was a Member of the Australian House of Representatives from 1990 to 2009, representing the Division of Higgins. He also served as the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party from 1994 to 2007.

  17. Tim Flannery

    Tim Flannery
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    biologistpaleontologistzoologistenvironmentalistexplorer
    Biography

    Timothy Fridtjof Flannery is an Australian mammalogist, palaeontologist, environmentalist, conservationist, explorer, author, science communicator, activist and public scientist. He was awarded Australian of the Year in 2007 for his work and advocacy on environmental issues.

  18. Adam Bandt

    Adam Bandt
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politicianbarrister
    Biography

    Adam Paul Bandt is an Australian politician and former industrial lawyer who is the leader of the Australian Greens and federal MP for Melbourne. Previously, he served as co-deputy leader of the Greens from 2012 to 2015 and 2017 to 2020. He was elected leader after the resignation of Richard Di Natale in February 2020.

  19. Graeme Simsion

    Graeme Simsion
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    screenwriterauthorwriternovelist
    Biography

    Graeme C. Simsion is an Australian author, screenwriter, playwright and data modeller. Prior to becoming an author, Simsion was an information systems consultant, co-authoring the book Data Modelling Essentials, and worked in wine distribution.

  20. Diana Glenn

    Diana Glenn
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Diana Glenn is an Australian actress with many credits in television, film, and theatre.

  21. Ruslan Kogan

    Ruslan Kogan
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    business executive
    Biography

    Ruslan Kogan is a serial entrepreneur, and founder and CEO of Kogan.com as well as several other eCommerce-related companies in Australia. He was Australia's richest person under the age of 30 from 2011 to his 30th birthday in November 2012. In 2020, Kogan's net worth was estimated by the Financial Review 2020 Rich List as A$575 million.

  22. Andy Griffiths

    Andy Griffiths
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    writerchildren's writer
    Biography

    Andrew Noel Griffiths is an Australian children's book author and comedy writer and was educated at Yarra Valley Grammar School. He is most notable for his Just! series, which was adapted into an animated television series called What's with Andy?, his novel The Day My Bum Went Psycho, which was also adapted into a television series, and the Treehouse series, which has been adapted into several stage plays. Previously a vocalist with alternative rock bands Gothic Farmyard and Ivory Coast, in 1992 he turned to writing. He is well known for working with Terry Denton. Griffiths is noted as a supporter of children against what he views as "cotton wool" childhoods, and, along with Denton, was a noted supporter of the September 2019 climate strikes.

  23. Dan Tehan

    Dan Tehan
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Daniel Thomas Tehan is an Australian politician who has been the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment in the Morrison Government since 2020. He is a member of the Liberal Party and previously served as Minister for Defence Materiel (2016), Defence Personnel (2016–2017), Veterans' Affairs (2016–2017), Social Services (2017–2018), and Education (2018–2020). He has been a member of the House of Representatives since the 2010 election, representing the Victorian seat of Wannon.

  24. Charlie Pickering

    Charlie Pickering
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    presenter
    Biography

    Charlie Pickering is an Australian comedian, television and radio presenter, author and producer. Currently, he hosts The Weekly with Charlie Pickering, a weekly news satire television show on the ABC, as well as its yearly spin-off special The Yearly with Charlie Pickering. He is Co-host along with Annabel Crabb and Adam Liaw of Tomorrow Tonight (TV series)

  25. Tim Wilson

    Tim Wilson
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Timothy Robert Wilson is an Australian politician and a member of the Liberal Party of Australia. Wilson serves as the Federal Member for Goldstein in the Australian House of Representatives. He was elected in 2016 and re-elected in 2019, and served as the Chair of the Standing Committee on Economics from September 2018 to September 2021. He is currently the Assistant Minister to the Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction.

  26. Kevin Andrews

    Kevin Andrews
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politicianbarrister
    Biography

    Kevin James Andrews is an Australian politician and member of the Liberal Party of Australia. He is currently a backbench Member of the House of Representatives for the seat of Menzies, to which he was first elected at the 1991 by-election. Andrews is a conservative and a Catholic.

  27. Wendy Zukerman

    Wendy Zukerman
    Occupations
    podcasterjournalist
    Biography

    Wendy Zukerman is an Australian-American science journalist and podcaster. She is best known as the host of Science Vs, a program that dissects areas of scientific controversy and public confusion.

  28. Andika Hazrumy

    Andika Hazrumy
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Enrolled in Monash University
    Studied in 2003-2005
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Andika Hazrumy is the current Deputy Governor of Banten since 2017. He is the son of former Governor of Banten Ratu Atut Chosiyah.

  29. Robert Doyle

    Robert Doyle
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Robert Keith Bennett Doyle is an Australian politician who was the 103rd Lord Mayor of Melbourne, elected on 30 November 2008 until he resigned on 4 February 2018 amidst allegations of sexual harassment. He was previously Member for Malvern in the Legislative Assembly of Victoria from 1992 to 2006 and Leader of the Victorian Opposition from 2002 to 2006, representing the Liberal Party.

  30. Sarah Henderson

    Sarah Henderson
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    journalistpoliticianarticled clerksolicitorbarrister
    Biography

    Sarah Moya Henderson is an Australian politician, lawyer and former journalist. She has been a Senator for Victoria since September 2019, representing the Liberal Party. She previously held the Division of Corangamite in the House of Representatives from 2013 to 2019.

  31. Tan Le

    Tan Le
    Born in
    Vietnam Flag Vietnam
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Tan Le, a Vietnamese-Australian telecommunications entrepreneur, is a co-founder of Emotiv. She was named the 1998 Young Australian of the Year. In 2019 Tan Le became a member of Rho Chi.

  32. David Williamson

    David Williamson
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    playwrightscreenwriterdramaturgeauthorscenographer
    Biography

    David Keith Williamson AO is an Australian dramatist and playwright. He has also written screenplays and teleplays.

  33. Adem Somyürek

    Adem Somyürek
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Adem Kubilay Somyurek is an Australian politician. He has served as a member of the Victorian Legislative Council representing South Eastern Metropolitan Region since 2002.

  34. Hugh Evans

    Hugh Evans
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    human rights activist
    Biography

    Hugh Evans is an Australian humanitarian. Evans is the co-founder of both The Oaktree Foundation and Global Citizen, formerly called Global Poverty Project, and Executive Producer of One World:Together at Home and Global Citizen Live. He has received domestic and international accolades for his work in promoting youth advocacy and volunteerism in order to reduce extreme poverty in developing countries.

  35. Simon Crean

    Simon Crean
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politiciantrade unionistlawyer
    Biography

    Simon Findlay Crean is an Australian politician and trade unionist. He was the Member of Parliament for Hotham from 1990 to 2013, representing the Labor Party, and served as a Cabinet Minister in the Hawke, Keating, Rudd and Gillard Governments. He was the Leader of the Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition from November 2001 to December 2003.

  36. Julian Savulescu

    Julian Savulescu
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    philosopheruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Julian Savulescu is an Australian philosopher and bioethicist of Romanian origins. He is Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford, Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford, director of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, co-director of the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities. He is visiting professorial fellow in Biomedical Ethics at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Australia, and distinguished visiting professor in law at Melbourne University since 2017. He directs the Biomedical Ethics Research Group and is a member of the Centre for Ethics of Pediatric Genomics in Australia. He is a former editor and current board member of the Journal of Medical Ethics (2001–2004 and 2011–2018), which is ranked as the No.1 journal in bioethics worldwide by Google Scholar Metrics as of 2013. In addition to his background in applied ethics and philosophy, he also has a background in medicine and neuroscience and completed his MBBS (Hons) and BMedSc at Monash University, graduating top of his class with 18 of 19 final year prizes in Medicine. He edits the Oxford University Press book series, the Uehiro Series in Practical Ethics.

  37. Tim Costello

    Tim Costello
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    chief executive officer
    Biography

    Timothy Ewen Costello AO is an Australian Baptist minister who was the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Advocate of World Vision Australia. Costello worked as a lawyer and served as mayor of St Kilda. He has authored a number of books on faith and life. A National Trust poll in 2014 elected him one of Australia's 100 national living treasures.

  38. Cathy McGowan

    Cathy McGowan
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Catherine McGowan AO is a former Australian politician who was the independent MP for the rural Victorian seat of Indi from the 2013 federal election, when she defeated Liberal MP Sophie Mirabella, until her retirement before the 2019 federal election.

  39. Peter Hogg

    Peter Hogg
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1939-2020 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    lawyeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Peter Wardell Hogg was a New Zealand-born Canadian legal scholar and lawyer. He was best known as a leading authority on Canadian constitutional law, with the most academic citations in Supreme Court jurisprudence of any living scholar during his lifetime, according to Emmett Macfarlane of the University of Waterloo.

  40. Martin Foley

    Martin Foley
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in Monash University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in history and political science
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Martin Peter Foley is an Australian politician. He has been a Labor Party member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly since 2007, representing Albert Park. He has been Minister for Equality in the First and Second Andrews Ministry since December 2014 and Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services since September 2020. He was previously the Minister for Mental Health and Minister for Creative Industries prior to September 2020.

  41. Muhamad Faisal Manap

    Muhamad Faisal Manap
    Born in
    Singapore Flag Singapore
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Muhamad Faisal bin Abdul Manap is a Singaporean politician. A member of the opposition Workers' Party, he has been the Member of Parliament (MP) representing the Kaki Bukit division of Aljunied GRC since 2011.

  42. Gai Brodtmann

    Gai Brodtmann
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politiciancivil servant
    Biography

    Gai Marie Brodtmann is an Australian former politician, who served as a member of the Australian House of Representatives for the seat of Canberra representing the Australian Labor Party from 2010 until 2019. A career public servant, diplomat and later small business owner, she succeeded Labor MP Annette Ellis, who retired from politics at the 2010 federal election. Like Ellis, Brodtmann was aligned with the Right faction. Appointed Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Defence following the 2013 Election, Brodtmann has been the Shadow Assistant Minister for Cyber Security and Defence in the Outer Shadow Cabinet since the 2016 election. As at 2021, Gai is a member of the defence ministry funded think tank Australian Strategic Policy Institute council.

  43. Kirsty Sword Gusmão

    Kirsty Sword Gusmão
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kirsty Sword Gusmão, is an Australian-East Timorese activist who served as the First Lady of East Timor from 2002 until 2007. She is married to Xanana Gusmão, former Prime Minister and President of East Timor, though they separated in 2015. She is the founding director of the Alola Foundation, which seeks to improve the lives of women in Timor-Leste, a nation with one of the world's lowest per capita GDPs.

  44. Julian Hill

    Julian Hill
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Enrolled in Monash University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    politiciancivil servant
    Biography

    Julian Christopher Hill is an Australian politician who is currently serving as the Member of Parliament for Bruce in the House of Representatives, and was previously the 4th Mayor of Port Phillip. A member of the Australian Labor Party (ALP), he succeeded Alan Griffin at the 2016 federal election.

  45. Anna Burke

    Anna Burke
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politicianunion organizer
    Biography

    Anna Elizabeth Burke is a former Australian politician and current Member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. She was a member of the Australian House of Representatives from October 1998 to May 2016, representing the Division of Chisholm, Victoria. From October 2012 to November 2013, she was Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives.

  46. Song Tao

    Song Tao
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Song Tao is a Chinese politician and senior diplomat, currently serving as the head of the International Liaison Department of the Chinese Communist Party. He was previously Chinese ambassador to Guyana, the Philippines, the disciplinary chief of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and executive deputy director of the Foreign Affairs Office.

  47. Ged Kearney

    Ged Kearney
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    nursetrade unionistpolitician
    Biography

    Gerardine Mary "Ged" Kearney is an Australian politician and trade unionist. She has been a member of the House of Representatives since March 2018, representing the Division of Batman and later the Division of Cooper for the Labor Party. She was previously president of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) from 2010 to 2018.

  48. David Feeney

    David Feeney
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politiciantrade unionist
    Biography

    David Ian Feeney is a former Australian politician. He was the Labor member for the division of Batman in the House of Representatives from 7 September 2013 to 1 February 2018. Before that, he was a member of the Australian Senate for Victoria from 2008 until his resignation to contest Batman. Feeney resigned as a member of Parliament on 1 February 2018 as he was unable to produce any documentary evidence disproving he was a dual citizen, which is a breach of section 44 of the Constitution of Australia.

  49. Mick Dodson

    Mick Dodson
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    human rights activistbarristeracademic
    Biography

    Michael James Dodson AM, FASSA is an Aboriginal Australian barrister, academic, and member of the Yawuru people in the Broome area of the southern Kimberley region of Western Australia.

  50. Peter Reith

    Peter Reith
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Peter Keaston Reith is a former Australian politician who served in the House of Representatives from 1982 to 1983 and from 1984 to 2001, representing the Liberal Party. He was the party's deputy leader from 1990 to 1993, and served as a minister in the Howard Government.

  51. Joel Neoh Eu-Jin

    Joel Neoh Eu-Jin
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurmodel
    Biography

    Joel Neoh Eu-Jin is a Malaysian entrepreneur, speaker, and investor. He is best known for his role as the founder of Groupon Malaysia and as the International Vice President of Groupon Asia Pacific. He is currently the founder of Fave.

  52. Idrus

    Idrus
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1921-1979 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Idrus was an Indonesian author best known for his realistic short stories and novels. He is known as the representative of the prose of the '45 generation of Indonesian literature.

  53. Brendan O'Connor

    Brendan O'Connor
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Brendan Patrick O'Connor is an Australian politician. He is a member of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and has served in the House of Representatives since 2001. He held ministerial office in the governments of Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard from 2007 to 2013, including as a member of cabinet from 2012. He has been a member of the shadow cabinet since the ALP's defeat at the 2013 federal election.

  54. Sim Kui Hian

    Sim Kui Hian
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Prof. Dato Sri Dr. Sim Kui Hian is a Malaysian politician and cardiologist who has served as Deputy Premier of Sarawak and the territory's Minister of Public Health, Local Government and Housing of Sarawak in the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) administration under Premier Abang Abdul Rahman Johari Abang Openg since January 2022 as well as Member of the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Batu Kawah since May 2016.

  55. M. A. Sumanthiran

    M. A. Sumanthiran
    Born in
    Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Mathiaparanan Abraham Sumanthiran, MP, PC born 9 February 1964) is a Sri Lankan Tamil lawyer, politician and Member of Parliament.

  56. 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.

  57. Susan Lim

    Susan Lim
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    surgeonentrepreneur
    Biography

    Susan Lim Mey Lee is a Singaporean surgeon who in 1990 performed the first successful liver transplant in Singapore.

  58. Patrick McGorry

    Patrick McGorry
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    psychiatrist
    Biography

    Patrick Dennistoun McGorry FAA FASSA FAHMS FRCP FRANZCP is an Irish-born Australian psychiatrist known for his development of the early intervention services for emerging mental disorders in young people.

  59. Dewi Fortuna Anwar

    Dewi Fortuna Anwar
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Enrolled in Monash University
    In 1990 graduated with Doctor
    Occupations
    academicresearcherpoliticianresearch professorspokesperson
    Biography

    Prof. Dewi Fortuna Anwar, M.A, Ph.D is a scientist, professor, and the Deputy Secretary for Political Affairs to the Vice President of Indonesia. She received her Ph.D from Monash University.

  60. James Gomez

    James Gomez
    Born in
    Singapore Flag Singapore
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James Gomez is a Singaporean academic, politician and a member of the Singapore Democratic Party.

  61. David de Kretser

    David de Kretser
    Born in
    Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    engineerphysician
    Biography

    David Morritz de Kretser, is an Australian medical researcher who served as the 27th Governor of Victoria, from 2006 to 2011.

  62. Dharmasena Pathiraja

    Dharmasena Pathiraja
    Born in
    Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka
    Years
    1943-2018 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Pathiraja Navaratne Wanninayake Mudiyanselage Ranjith Dharmasena was a Sri Lankan film director and screenwriter. He has been referred to as a 'rebel with a cause', an ‘enfant terrible of the '70s', and is widely recognized as the pioneer of Sri Lankan cinema’s 'second revolution'. He is also renowned as an academic, playwright and poet.

  63. Damian Conway

    Damian Conway
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    computer scientistengineer
    Biography

    Damian Conway is a computer scientist, a member of the Perl and Raku communities, a public speaker, and the author of several books. Until 2010, he was also an adjunct associate professor in the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University.

  64. Soe Tjen Marching

    Soe Tjen Marching
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    journalistcomposerpoet
    Biography

    Soe Tjen Marching is a writer, academician, activist, and a composer of avant-garde music from Indonesia. In 1998, she won national competition for Indonesian Contemporary Composers held by the German Embassy. Her compositions have been played in New Zealand, Indonesia and Japan. Her work has been released on the CD Asia Piano Avantgarde - Indonesia, played by pianist Steffen Schleiermacher. In 2010, her work has been selected as one of the two best compositions in the International Competition for avant-garde composers held in Singapore. In her musical career, she has been mainly an autodidact.

  65. Brett King

    Brett King
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Brett King is an Australian futurist, author, and co-founder and CEO of Moven, a New York-based mobile banking startup. He is regarded as an influencer in financial services globally, and his book Augmented was cited by Chinese leader Xi Jinping as recommended reading on artificial intelligence. His book Bank 4.0 was awarded Top Book by a Foreign Author in Russia for the year 2019, as judged by an independent panel audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers. He was inducted into the Fintech Hall of Fame in 2020 for his contribution to the industry.

  66. Jacinta Collins

    Jacinta Collins
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politiciantrade unionist
    Biography

    Jacinta Mary Ann Collins is a former Australian politician who served as a Senator for Victoria from 1995 to 2005 and again from 2008 to 2019. She represented the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and was the party's deputy leader in the Senate from June to October 2013. Collins was a parliamentary secretary in the Gillard Government and Minister for Mental Health and Ageing in the second Rudd Government. She retired from politics prior to the 2019 federal election and accepted an appointment as national executive director of the National Catholic Education Commission on 18 February 2019.

  67. John Thwaites

    John Thwaites
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Enrolled in Monash University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    politicianbarristersolicitor
    Biography

    Johnstone William "John" Thwaites, is a former Australian politician, and served as Deputy Premier of the state of Victoria from 1999 to 2007.

  68. Gary Johns

    Gary Johns
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Gary Thomas Johns is an Australian writer and former politician. He was a member of the House of Representatives from 1987 to 1996, holding the Queensland seat of Petrie for the Australian Labor Party (ALP). He served as a minister in the Keating Government.

  69. Terry Speed

    Terry Speed
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Enrolled in Monash University
    1965-1969 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy
    Occupations
    bioinformaticianstatistician
    Biography

    Terence Paul "Terry" Speed, FAA FRS is an Australian statistician. A senior principal research scientist at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, he is known for his contributions to the analysis of variance and bioinformatics, and in particular to the analysis of microarray data.

  70. Mina Guli

    Mina Guli
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Mina Guli is an Australian businesswoman, active in the environmental sector. She is CEO of Thirst.

  71. Sharman Stone

    Sharman Stone
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Enrolled in Monash University
    Graduated with Doctor of Philosophy
    Occupations
    politicianfarmer
    Biography

    Sharman Nancy Stone is a former Australian politician who represented Murray in the Australian House of Representatives between March 1996 and July 2016 as a member of the Liberal Party. She currently serves as the Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls after Natasha Stott Despoja stepped down from the role in late 2016.

  72. Gabrielle Williams

    Gabrielle Williams
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Gabrielle Williams is an Australian politician. She has been a Labor Party member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly since November 2014, representing the seat of Dandenong.

  73. Pohiva Tuʻiʻonetoa

    Pohiva Tuʻiʻonetoa
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politiciancertified national public accountant
    Biography

    Pōhiva Tu’i’onetoa is a Tongan accountant and politician who served as the 17th Prime Minister of Tonga from 2019 to 2021. Tu'i'onetoa succeeded Semisi Sika, who had served as acting prime minister, since the death of ʻAkilisi Pōhiva.

  74. Archbishop Makarios of Australia

    Archbishop Makarios of Australia
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    Christian minister
    Biography

    Makarios Griniezakis is the current archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church of Australia and the primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, succeeding Archbishop Stylianos of Australia.

  75. Ian Macfarlane

    Ian Macfarlane
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Ian John Macfarlane, AC, is an Australian economist, and central banker. After an early career as an economist in Melbourne, Sydney, Oxford and Paris, he joined the Reserve Bank of Australia in 1979 and rose to become Governor from 1996 to 2006. After retiring from the Reserve Bank, he became a company director, economic consultant and author of two books.

  76. Cecilia Dart-Thornton

    Cecilia Dart-Thornton
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Enrolled in Monash University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in sociology
    Occupations
    novelistwriter
    Biography

    Cecilia Dart-Thornton is an Australian author of fantasy novels, notably the Bitterbynde Trilogy.

  77. Lynne Kelly

    Lynne Kelly
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    science writer
    Biography

    Lynne Kelly is an Australian writer, researcher and science educator. Her academic work focuses mainly on the study of primary orality, as well as the mnemonic devices used by ancient and modern oral cultures from around the world. She proposes a theory on the purpose of the Stonehenge megalithic, which she believes served as a centre for the transmission of knowledge among Neolithic Britons.

  78. Jennifer Coate

    Jennifer Coate
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in Monash University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    judge
    Biography

    Jennifer Ann Coate is an Australian jurist. Coate was a Judge of the Family Court of Australia and one of the six Royal Commissioners appointed by the Australian government Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

  79. Simbarashe Mumbengegwi

    Simbarashe Mumbengegwi
    Born in
    Zimbabwe Flag Zimbabwe
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Simbarashe Simbanenduku Mumbengegwi is a Zimbabwean politician and diplomat currently serving as Minister of State for Presidential Affairs and Monitoring Government Programmes. Previously he was acting Foreign Minister for a few days following the resignation of former President Robert Mugabe He had previously served as Zimbabwe's Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2005 to 2017. From October to November 2017, he was Minister of Macro-Economic Planning and Investment Promotion.

  80. Brad McKay

    Brad McKay
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    physician
    Biography

    Brad McKay is an Australian doctor, science communicator and author. He is best known for his television series Embarrassing Bodies Down Under, which was broadcast in 2013. He is also a regular guest on numerous Australian television and radio programs including Today.

  81. Ranjana Srivastava

    Ranjana Srivastava
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    physicianoncologist
    Biography

    Ranjana Srivastava is an oncologist, Fulbright scholar and author from Melbourne, Australia. She is a regular columnist for The Guardian newspaper, where she writes about the intersection between medicine and humanity, and a frequent essayist for the New England Journal of Medicine. She was a finalist for the Walkley Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2018.

  82. Samah Sabawi

    Samah Sabawi
    Born in
    Palestine Flag Palestine
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    journalistwriter
    Biography

    Samah Sabawi is a Palestinian playwright, scholar, commentator and poet. Her plays include Cries from the Land (2003), Three Wishes (2008), Tales of a City by the Sea (2014) and Them (2019). Sabawi has received two Drama Victoria Awards, a Green Room Award, and a place in the VCE Drama curriculum for the latter two plays. Since 2014, Tales of a City by the Sea has been staged over 100 times in theaters and schools around the world. THEM will be remounted in July 2021, with a premiere at the Arts Centre Melbourne before it tours through Shepparton, Bendigo, and Sydney.

  83. Will Fowles

    Will Fowles
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Enrolled in Monash University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Commerce
    Occupations
    politiciancommunications consultant
    Biography

    Will Fowles is an Australian politician. He has been a Labor Party member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly since November 2018, representing the seat of Burwood in Melbourne's Eastern suburbs.

  84. Hasna Begum

    Hasna Begum
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1935-2020 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    university teacherphilosopherwriter
    Biography

    Hasna Begum was a Bangladeshi philosopher and feminist, and a professor of philosophy at the University of Dhaka until her retirement in December 2000.

  85. Kay Patterson

    Kay Patterson
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politicianacademic
    Biography

    Kay Christine Lesley Patterson is a former Australian politician. She was a Liberal member of the Australian Senate from 1987 to 2008, representing the state of Victoria.

  86. Robert Ray

    Robert Ray
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Robert Francis Ray is a former Australian politician who was a Labor Party senator from 1981 to 2008, representing the state of Victoria.

  87. Russell Blackford

    Russell Blackford
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    philosopherscience fiction writer
    Biography

    Russell Blackford is an Australian writer, philosopher, and literary critic.

  88. Saleumxay Kommasith

    Saleumxay Kommasith
    Born in
    Laos Flag Laos
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Saleumxay Kommasith is a Laotian politician who has been Minister of Foreign Affairs of Laos since April 2016. He is one of 13 members of 11th Politburo of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party.

  89. Christina Collard

    Christina Collard
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Christina Collard is an Australian actress television presenter writer and model. She has starred in the film Dracula: The Impaler, has had a recurring characters in the HBO/Cinemax series The Girl's Guide to Depravity, TBS series The Detour as well as Kevin Hart's sketch comedy show. She has appeared in dozens of commercials both nationally and globally.

  90. Peter Sutton

    Peter Sutton
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    anthropologist
    Biography

    Peter Sutton FASSA is an Australian social anthropologist and linguist who has, since 1969, contributed to: recording Australian Aboriginal languages; promoting Australian Aboriginal art; mapping Australian Aboriginal cultural landscapes; and increasing societies' general understanding of contemporary Australian Aboriginal social structures and systems of land tenure.

  91. Anna Millward

    Anna Millward
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    sport cyclist
    Biography

    Anna Millward, née Wilson, is an Australian cycle racer. During her cycling career, she won the overall UCI points title in 2001, and twice was UCI overall World Cup points champion, winning a total of 5 World Cup races in her career. She also won two silver medals in the UCI Road World Championship competition in 1999 and twice won the Women's Challenge race (1996 and 2000).

  92. Damien Miller

    Damien Miller
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Damien Patrick Miller is an Australian career diplomat and the first Indigenous Australian to head an Australian diplomatic mission.

  93. Louise Asher

    Louise Asher
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Louise Asher is an Australian politician. She was a Liberal Party member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly from 1999 to 2018, representing the electorate of Brighton; she previously served in the Victorian Legislative Council from 1992 to 1999 as member for Monash Province. Asher was the second longest-serving Deputy Leader of the Victorian Liberal Party after Sir Arthur Rylah, and served from 1999 to 2002, and again from 2006 to 2014. She also served as a minister in the Kennett, Baillieu and Napthine governments.

  94. Samuel Patten

    Samuel Patten
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    rower
    Biography

    Samuel Patten is an Australian former World Champion rower and Olympic medallist. His professional career has been as an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee surgery and based in Melbourne. From 1990 to 1991 he was a member of Australia's prominent world class crew – the coxless four known as the Oarsome Foursome.

  95. David Karoly

    David Karoly
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Enrolled in Monash University
    1973-1976 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    meteorologistresearcher
    Biography

    David John Karoly is an Australian atmospheric scientist, currently based at CSIRO.

  96. Haiyan Zhang

    Haiyan Zhang
    Occupations
    computer scientist
    Biography

    Haiyan Zhang is a designer and engineer. She is Director of Innovation at Microsoft Research and Technical Advisor to Lab Director, Christopher Bishop. She appeared on the BBC show "Big Life Fix".

  97. Jennifer L. Martin

    Jennifer L. Martin
    Occupations
    chemistresearcher
    Biography

    Professor Jennifer Louise "Jenny" Martin is an Australian scientist, academic, and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Wollongong, in New South Wales. She is a former Director of the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery at Griffith University. and a former Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland. Her research expertise lies in the areas of structural biology, protein crystallography, protein interactions and their applications in drug design and discovery.

  98. Leslie Cannold

    Leslie Cannold
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    philosophernovelistwriteressayistfeminist
    Biography

    Leslie Cannold is an Australian philosopher, ethicist, educationalist, writer, activist, and public intellectual.

  99. Christopher Prowse

    Christopher Prowse
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Christopher Charles Prowse is an Australian Roman Catholic bishop. He is currently the archbishop of the Archdiocese of Canberra – Goulburn; appointed to the post on 12 September 2013 and installed as archbishop on 19 November 2013. On 12 September 2016, Prowse was named as apostolic administrator of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Wagga Wagga following the retirement of Bishop Gerard Hanna. On 26 May 2020, Pope Francis announced Mark Stuart Edwards would become the sixth Bishop of Wagga Wagga, however Prowse remained apostolic administrator until Bishop Edwards' installation on 22 July 2020.

  100. Michael Clyne

    Michael Clyne
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1939-2010 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    linguist
    Biography

    Michael George Clyne, AM, FAHA, FASSA was an Australian linguist, academic and intellectual. He was a scholar in various fields of linguistics, including sociolinguistics, pragmatics, bilingualism and multilingualism, second language learning, contact linguistics and intercultural communication.