Program speakers



Taylor Hawkins

Managing Director

Taylor is Managing Director of Foundations for Tomorrow, a non-partisan NFP with the mission of future-proofing Australia’s interests. In 2021, Foundations for Tomorrow conducted Australia’s largest consultation run by and for youth, uncovering climate change as the most pressing challenge facing Australia today.

Taylor also holds several leadership roles within the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community, including sitting on the Global Advisory Council, being a member of The Davos Lab Taskforce and sitting on the Board of Directors for the Global Shapers Community Australia Ltd. She has also been invited as one of 24 young leaders to attend the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos in 2022.

Taylor has been recognised in Smart Company’s 30 under 30, is a Foundation for Young Australians Young Social Pioneer, is part of the Australia-ASEAN Emerging Leaders Program, has been trained by former US Vice President Al Gore as a Climate Reality Leader and attended COP26 as part of the Australian delegation.