Alexander Montanari (’15) has developed an alternative to the traditional vegetable patch, with a small scaled controlled environment designed for households. Using an app or web interface, the system allows growing all year round regardless of season or climate and is an ideal educational resource for students.
Joshua Sumura (’11) is currently studying in Tokyo, Japan, under the Victorian State Government’s Hamer Scholarships program. This program seeks to create and promote more trade, commerce, economic, and networking ties for the bilateral relationships between Victoria and Japan while studying the language at Waseda University.
Lachie Bissett (’08) is expanding his bakery to North Fremantle following the success of his established stores in Cottesloe and South Fremantle and demand for French provincial inspired bread, pies and cakes.
Leigh Travers (’03) is a blockchain consultant gaining media attention in relation to Bitcoin’s shift in value following the initial COVID-19 crash. Leigh offers advice to businesses and cryptocurrency investors.
Nigel Metz’s (’94) Esperance brewery, Lucky Bay, won Best Draught Lager at the Perth Royal Show beer awards. The 4% Lockdown Dark Lager, which was launched during the coronavirus pandemic, was described as “a light yet indulgent beer to help you through the COVID-19 times”.
Omar Khorshid (’91) has been elected National President of the Australian Medical Association and widely quoted in relation to COVID-19, health funding and aged care.
Rob McKenzie (’70) has been reappointed to the Federal Government Take Overs Panel for a third term, each term being of three years duration. Rob also sits on the State Government Keystart Loans Board.