Program speakers


Alex Hannant 

Director – Pocketknife

Alex has extensive and varied experience in the fields of sustainable development, enterprise, and social innovation. He is currently focused on bringing a systems lens to the design of governance arrangements, financing approaches, and change processes. This includes coordinating a partnership between The Griffith Centre of Systems Innovation and The TransCap Initiative in the emerging field of systemic investing

Alex is a Director of Pocketknife, an Adjunct Assoc. Prof. at The Griffith Centre of Systems Innovation, and serves on the Boards of B Lab Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand and Social Enterprise Australia. Previous roles include: Co-Director and Professor of Practice at The Griffith Centre of Systems Innovation (formerly The Yunus Centre)(AUS), CEO of the Ākina Foundation (NZ), Director of Programmes at LEAD International (UK), and Head of Partnerships at the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (UK).