The business track features some of the most pre-eminent professionals involved in all industries across Australia and the world. These trailblazers have all proven themselves to be highly capable in their field, and bring a unique perspective on the corporate sector - and how their heritage has helped them get to where they are.


Sarv Girn

Chief Innovation and Transformation Officer, MLC Insurance

Mr Girn has launched all national and international YSPN chapters and fittingly returns as a distinguished speaker at our first conference, bringing over 30 years of experience in financial services with him. He has served as the CIO of the RBA and is currently the Chief Innovation and Transformation Officer at MLC Insurance.

Rashpal Bhatti

VP Marketing Freight, BHP

Rashpal was appointed Vice President, Marketing Freight at BHP in August 2015. BHP is a leading global resources company whose purpose is to create long term shareholder value through the discovery, acquisition, development and marketing of natural resources essential to world growth and development.

In his capacity as Vice President, Marketing, Rashpal is accountable for BHP’s marine freight requirements which in aggregate make them one of the largest bulk charters in the world.

Rashpal joined BHP in 2002 and has held various senior positions across Marketing, Technology and Procurement and has been based in Europe, the US, India and most recently Singapore.

He graduated with an honours degree in Accountancy and Finance in London and acquired his core skillset of commodities supply chain and trading at Schlumberger and Enron.

Rashpal holds a non-executive Director position on the RightShip Board and is a key proponent of raising performance and safety standards in the bulk marine industry.


Guneet Singh

Group Finance Director, Australian Associated Press (AAP)

Guneet brings a decade long experience in the construction sector encompassing all aspects of financial operation management. A recipient of the Lend Lease Graduate Finance program, Guneet is also a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Angat Sandhu

Partner, Oliver Wyman

Angat is a Partner at Oliver Wyman, a leading global management consulting firm that forms part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, with offices in 50+ cities across 26 countries.

Angat leads the Insurance and Wealth Management practice for Australian businesses with a strong focus on using digital, technology and analytics to drive business and value. He is also Chief Editor of Actuaries Digital, a platform for actuaries to share thought-leadership to the profession and to those in the industries served by actuaries. Prior to joining Oliver Wyman in 2007, he worked in the Funds Management Group at Macquarie Bank and as an actuarial analyst at Tillinghast.

Angat holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Actuarial Studies and Finance) from the University of New South Wales, the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation.

We are delighted to announce that Angat Sandhu will be speaking at Elevate 2019. Find out more about Angat and his work at Oliver Wyman and Actuaries Digital.


Tarandeep Singh Ahuja

Partner, McKinsey & Company

Tarandeep is a Partner at McKinsey & Company and leads their Procurement practice across Asia Pacific and co-leads the Energy practice in Australia/New Zealand.