Registrations for our Chief Executives and Young Professionals Breakfast are now open!

IPAA Queensland’s first flagship event for the year is being held on Thursday 20 May at the iconic Brisbane City Hall.

“Creating change – Purpose, ethics and impact”

Featuring four young entrepreneurs:

Taj Pabari – founder of the Australian School of Entrepreneurship

Camille Socquet-Clerc – founder of Bloom Impact Investing

William Smith-Stubbs – co-founder and director of spur and spur:org

Sabrina Chakori – founder of the Brisbane Tool Library.

Tom Allen, Chief Executive, Impact Boom will be our MC and Moderator.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be informed, challenged, and inspired – whilst connecting with your colleagues – on this important conversation guided by influential change makers in public purpose work.

Details for this event are:

When:   Thursday 20 May 2021
Where:  Brisbane City Hall
Start:     7:00am for a 7:15am start
Finish:   9:15am

Pricing (excl. GST)

Tables of 10
$1,100 – General Admission
$935 – Organisational Member additional tables

Individual tickets
$120 – General Admission
$102 – Employees of Organisational Members
$95 – Full Members of IPAA

About our speakers

Camille Socquet-Clerc is the founder of Bloom Impact Investing, a fintech startup on a mission to make Climate Impact Investing easy – a new way of investing to combat climate change.

Bloom Impact Investing offers green investment portfolios to empower people to grow their wealth while making a positive impact on the planet.

But Bloom is not just an investment app, it’s also a community of people using their money power for good, gathering every month to learn about impact investing and sustainable finance.

Camille is an Ambassador for Women in Digital and former member of the Global Shapers Brisbane Hub (World Economic Forum), a network of young people driving dialogue, action and change.

William Stubbs-Smith is a social impact strategist, non-profit leader, mental health activist, and writer.

He is co-founder and director of spur:, a global strategy firm tackling complex social issues, and the award-winning Australian mental health non-profit spur:org.

Some of spur:’s projects have spanned sustainability, human rights, mental health, and more, with achievements including the world’s first global smart phone survey for mental health and a record-breaking anti-loneliness volunteering program.

William is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and Advisory Council member, Obama Foundation Asia-Pacific Leader, and Gates Foundation Goalkeeper. He has been awarded the Jude Bugeja Mental Health award and nominated for the Australian Mental Health Prize.

Taj Pabari MASE is one of Australia’s youngest and most successful social entrepreneurs.

He is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian School of Entrepreneurship – a social enterprise that helps develop the entrepreneurial skills of school students, young entrepreneurs and anyone aged 5 to 21 years with a passion for innovation. ASE has partnered with governments, business and educational institutions to deliver real and authentic entrepreneurial education for more than 90,000 students.

Taj was named The Australian Young Innovator of the Year for 2014, and in 2017 he was awarded Young Australian of the Year for Queensland, the youngest ever recipient.

Taj has presented to Former US Vice President Al Gore in Brisbane and met with the Australian Prime Minister in Canberra. His story has been featured on numerous tv current affairs programs, and National Geographic, ABC and CNBC channels.

Sabrina Chakori is a multi-award social entrepreneur, researcher, educator, and activist. She is fully invested in creating systemic change that will build a more socially just and ecologically sustainable economy.

In 2017, she founded the Brisbane Tool Library, a social enterprise that encourages people to borrow tools, camping gear and other equipment in keeping with the circular economy model that reduces productivism and consumerism. The BTL is Australia’s first and only ‘library of things’ to be located within a public library – the State Library of Queensland. Sabrina also worked with Queensland’s Environment Minister to introduce the law banning single-use plastic bags.

She is the winner of the 2020 Create Change 7News Young Achiever Award (Qld) and recipient of the 2020 Emerging Female Leader bursary from the National Council of Women (Qld). Sabrina is currently finishing an interdisciplinary PhD at UQ that explores zero-packaging food systems within a degrowth economy.


About our MC and Moderator – Tom Allen

Tom Allen is Founder and CEO of Impact Boom, a leading intermediary and global social impact media agency helping entrepreneurs and innovators unleash their greatest potential to create a better world.

Alongside governments, tertiary institutions and partners globally, Impact Boom provides its community from over 200 countries with programs, insights, inspiration and resources. Impact Boom’s core focus is on developing the social enterprise ecosystem, providing capacity-building, growing awareness (over 350 global leaders are featured on the blog & podcast), and taking a whole of system approach to sector development. Impact Boom has worked intensively with over 100 social enterprises to help them create impact.

Tom sits on a number of boards and his work has been recognised with two Australian Good Design Awards. He recently led the successful Australian bid for a soon-to-be-announced global forum in 2022, a three-year project which catalysed sector growth nationally.


This event is proudly supported by: