Businessman Geoffrey Cousins delivers the second annual Vincent Fairfax Oration, organised by the St James Ethics Centre.
Geoffrey Cousins is a businessman and community leader. In his diverse career he has been the CEO of advertising agency George Patterson and Optus, served on the boards of Telstra and PBL, as well as founding chair of the Starlight Foundation and Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art. He was also heavily involved in opposing the Gunns Pulp Mill in Tamar Valley, Tasmania. In 2007 he published a novel entitled "The Butcher Bird."