Page 293

THe Last Sentry at the Gate 1

the board Professor Clive Frederick Palmer - President Clive Palmer is the owner and Chairman of Mineralogy Pty Ltd which owns one of the world’s largest iron ore deposits and is actively engaged in the resource business globally. He has been active in business in Europe, China, Australia and the South Pacific. He is also a Director of The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation in Boston. He is a Professor at Bond University on the Gold Coast. Professor Palmer was named as Australia’s 5th wealthiest person and was also inducted as an Australian National Living Treasure by the National Trust in Australia. Australian National Living Treasures are people who have made outstanding contributions to Australian society. Mr Palmer is a World Fellow. He is a major supporter of the Duke of Edinburgh Awards. Professor Palmer is known for his philanthropic activities which continue to support those in need. Stephen E. Smith, Junior – Vice President (United States Convention) Stephen E. Smith, Jr. is the nephew of former President John F. Kennedy, and a Director of The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation in Boston. Mr Smith holds an M.A. from Harvard University, a J.D. from Columbia University, and an M.A. Ed. from Harvard’s School for Education. He served as Deputy Campaign Manager for Senator Edward Kennedy during his presidential and senatorial campaigns. He also served on the staff of the Senate Judiciary and Foreign Relations Committees, and taught negotiation at Harvard University Law School. He is a three-time winner of Harvard’s Danforth Award for Excellence in Teaching and a recipient of the Lyndehurst Foundation prize for social and artistic achievement. Mr Smith has been involved in several high-level peace negotiations and has served as a consultant to the Irish peace process and the organization of African Unity. Geoffrey Smith – Vice President (Australasia and the Pacific Islands Convention) Geoffrey Smith has over 30 years of experience as a lawyer. Mr Smith has extensive experience in commercial matters, intellectual property and corporate work throughout his long career as a registered arbitrator. He has been active in supporting community based charities. Mr Smith has been active in supporting the international efforts of the World Leadership Alliance. World Leadership Alliance 13 The Last Sentry at the Gate: Clive Palmer & the 44th Parliament of Australia 271


THe Last Sentry at the Gate 1
To see the actual publication please follow the link above