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Young Alumni Leadership Breakfast

We are delighted to invite you to our Young Alumni Leadership Breakfast on Wednesday 23 May 2018 at Curtin University St Georges Terrace.

This event will include a light breakfast, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A which will be moderated by our Co-President, Jordina Quain.


  • Ashlee Harrison, Founder and CEO, zero2hero
  • Boyd Hauff, Digital Account Manager, Dapper Apps
  • Clinton Heal, Founder and CEO, melanomaWA
  • Marquis Pohla, Founder and Managing Director, Metrix Consulting

These inspiring young alumni will share their leadership stories from a range of industries, whilst also providing a few insights to help you shape your own leadership journey - whether you're starting out as a leader or taking the next step.

Join us at one of Curtin's fabulous city venues, whilst building meaningful connections with fellow young alumni over discussions about leadership.

Event details


Wednesday 23 May 2018

TIME 7am to 7.30am: Registrations and breakfast
7.30am to 9am: Panel discussion and Q&A

Curtin University St Georges Terrace
139 St Georges Tce
Perth WA 6000


$15 (includes breakfast bites, tea, coffee and juice)

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable


By Wednesday 16 May 2018


Due to venue capacity, this event is limited to Curtin alumni only


Register now


Ashlee Harrison
Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and Public Relations) 2012

Ashlee Harrison

Ashlee was named the 2016 Young Western Australian of the Year for her role as the CEO and Founder of mental health charity, zero2hero. Ashlee setup the charity at the age of 21 and during her time working in mental health has partnered with organisations such as Lifeline, Suicide Prevention Australia and Foundation for Young Australians. Ashlee was recently recognised by the Australian Financial Review as one of Australia's 100 Women of Influence. In 2015 she was awarded a Pride of Australia Medal, and in 2013 won the WA Youth Award for Education and was named a Young Australian of the Year finalist. Ashlee is also the Director of social media company, Social Say.

Boyd Hauff
Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) 2016

Boyd Hauff

In 2017, Boyd was named a finalist for the national Future Leader of the Year award with the Australian Marketing Institute. He currently works for a specialised mobile app and software development agency, building innovative digital products and engaging with startups and enterprise businesses from a breadth of industries. Boyd co-founded a one-day conference in conjunction with the 26th World Wide Web Conference and the 2017 Festival of the Web. He is a co-organiser for Perth's chapter of ProductTank, a global initiative bolstering product management and related professions. Boyd is also a member of the Emerging Leaders Network with the Australian Institute of Management.

Clinton Heal
Master of Business Administration 2011
Bachelor of Science (Medical Imaging Science) 2003

Clinton Heal

Clinton was diagnosed with advanced melanoma back in 2005 at the age of 22. In 2008, he founded melanomaWA to help other people with melanoma obtain immediate access to the information and support they need to improve their prognosis. In 2011 he was named the WA Young Australian of the Year and received a 40under40 award. In 2014 he received a John Curtin Medal from Curtin for his extraordinary commitment and generosity towards helping others. Clinton is also a board member for the WA Melanoma Advisory Service and the Australian Melanoma Consumer Alliance.

Marquis Pohla
Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing & Information Systems) 2004

Marquis Pohla

As one of Australia's leaders in data driven marketing, people may be surprised to learn that Marquis draws his inspiration from Michael Jordan. To him, it's all about a commitment to be at the top of his game, and it's what's helped him identify growth opportunities for many of Australia's leading companies. Marquis has grown Metrix Consulting from a home-based consultancy into a Fast 100 business. Marquis is a big believer in giving young people opportunities and helping them develop their skills from the ground up. This philosophy has served Metrix well in growing to a team of 20 across Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. Marquis received a 40under40 business award in 2012.

Jordina Quain
Master of Public Health (completing)
Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion 2018
Graduate Diploma in Sexology 2016
Bachelor of Arts (Performance Studies) 2015

Jordina Quain

Jordina combines her passions of social justice and education to further the health knowledge and experiences of communities. Jordina works for the Youth Affairs Council of WA as a peer sexual health educator, and for the Sexuality Education Counselling Consultancy Agency running workshops to educate carers, parents and teachers about sexuality and rights regarding people with a disability. She is on the board of Borderless Friendship WA and runs a small community exercise group called For the Every Women. In 2016, she was awarded the Soroptimist Riverside Bursary Curtin Scholarship, and earlier this year she attended an international exchange program called the Ship for World Youth Leaders.