Striving for sustainable change through the strengthening of purpose-driven relationships
The ability to negotiate and effectively exchange information is crucial to all facets of everyday life. Whether it’s in our professional or personal lives, the relationships we form will be dependent on how we can build trust within our community and collaborate to enact positive change. No one knows this better than social entrepreneur, movement-maker and globally renowned humanitarian Dr Bronwyn King.
Having worked as a Radiation Oncologist to help patients from all stages of life, Bronwyn has developed an incredible philosophy around building rapport to better communicate with others. In doing so, she hopes to transform organisations into sustainable businesses with a strong focus on enabling individuals, teams and strategic partners to strive for a greater purpose.
As the founder and CEO of Tobacco Free Portfolios, Bronwyn has pioneered the health and finance sector with her ability to broker innovative partnerships. She has helped over 40 Australian Superannuation Funds move billions worth of investments away from the tobacco industry. Now working on an extensive global scale, Tobacco Free Portfolios continues to assist financial institutions in moving away from tobacco investments in twenty countries.
Awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 2019 and named 2019 Melburnian of the Year, Bronwyn’s service to community health continues to receive recognition across the country. She was recognised in Westpac/Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence, and was also made a Diplomat for the Global Charter for the Public’s Health as part of the World Federation of Public Health Associations. Bronwyn was also inducted into The Victorian Honour Roll of Women in 2018.
With an engaging speaking style and well-crafted presentations, Bronwyn is a prolific and respected public speaker. She has taken her anti-tobacco campaign to the United Nations in New York where she launched the global initiative ‘The Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge’. Currently, it boasts over 120 signatories with combined assets of over $USD 7.5 trillion ($AUD 10 trillion). She has also called for change in the international finance sector by delivering two TEDx talks that have reached over 2.5 million people.
A global leader and future-thinker, Dr Bronwyn King who has mastered the art of purpose-driven partnerships. With a passion for building rapport and effective communication, she challenges people to strive for ethical business solutions that can better impact the world around them.