Program speakers


Armine Nalbandian

Arminé Nalbandian is the Chief Executive Officer of the Centre for Social Impact.

She is a public policy leader who has spent her career advising governments and for-purpose organisations on social policy and economic development strategies. Most recently, she was Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of Policy to the New South Wales Premier and has worked with organisations such as the National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia and the NSW Aboriginal Land Council. Arminé’s previous positions within the NSW Government included Head of Social Policy and Premier’s Priorities to the Premier, and Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Adviser to the NSW Treasurer.

Arminé is a US Fulbright Scholar and graduated summa cum laude as a Presidential Scholar from Northeastern University in Boston. She also holds a Master of Science in International Development from the London School of Economics as a Luys Scholar, and a Master of Commerce in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the University of Sydney as a Business Leaders Scholar.