Trevor Cairney is the President & Chairman of the NSW Business Chamber. He has been a director of the NSW Business Chamber since 2007. He is also Chairman of Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors (ABLA), and a Director of the Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He is also CEO of Higher Education Solutions Pty Ltd.
He has filled varied roles in business and business organizations as a CEO and director. His directorships and chairmanships include educational and technology-based companies, as well as industry bodies.
Professor Cairney has extensive experience within higher education at varied institutions as a Professor, Dean, and Pro Vice-chancellor (Research & Development). He has degrees with specialisations in Psychology, Economics and Education. His Phd was concerned with memory, cognition and learning. He has published over 250 articles and chapters and 10 books and has lead 35 funded research projects. He is a Life Fellow of the University of NSW and an Honorary Professor at The University of Sydney.
In 2012, he received an Order of Australia award for his service as an academic, educator and administrator, as well as to business through his varied leadership roles.
Trevor Cairney will speak in “Opening ceremony” .