Anupam Sharma is a filmmaker with a Bachelors’ and Masters in films & theatre and a Thesis on Indian cinema from University of NSW. Named as one of the 50 most powerful and influential Australian film professional in Australia, Anupam has been widely recognised as pioneering Australia’s film links with India in 1998. After the success of Brett Lee starer unINDIAN , he made The Run on Pat Farmer’s epic run through India set for release in 2018, and currently directing a thriller based on dowry deaths and domestic violence in Indian community in Australia . He was also the main judge of the first reality show Bollywood Star and appeared as Todd Sampson’s Bollywood Guru in the successful Body Hack series. Anupam has been nominated as an Australia Day Ambassador for past six years and is a popular speaker/guest on TV, Radio, and conferences dealing with cinema/India/Australia
Globetrotting Fashion Anthropologist,
The Darnell Collection
'Fashion, social and women’s history, and importantly, cultural history told through fashion, are the foundations to my collection and a personal passion of mine. I look forward to promoting Australia’s rich fashion history and FOMA’s mission everywhere I go.'
The Darnell Collection is the largest private fashion collection in the Southern Hemisphere. The collection holds a mirror to our time and tells the story of women's wardrobes from 1720 to the present day. It includes 8000 pieces from 32 different countries. Many internationally recognised 20th-century designers are represented including Lucile, Vionnet, Dior, Chanel, Balenciaga, Pucci, Jean Muir, Zandra Rhodes, Westwood, Versace, Dolce & Gabana and Jil Sander.
Indranil has broad multinational experience in telecommunication, pharmaceutical, medical and luxury real estate industry. He studied Bio-Medical Science and holds an MBA. He has been working in sales for over 15 years in the Australian corporate sector. His brainchild; The Missing Link AUS connects people, customers and market segments.
He is also a member of the NSW Polo Association, a travel writer for Indian English Daily and has written his international student memoir: Warrior In The Sanctuary. He has also founded the Halder Chowdhury Prizes to award merited students from Macquarie University.
Founder and Director,
Black Diamondz Group
Monika Tu, Founder of Black Diamondz Group is the Chinese entrepreneur at the forefront of a revolution in the Australian luxury property and lifestyle field. Featured on China’s 2017 CCTV Most Influential Series, Monika was the winner of the Hong Kong Business Association’s Success Story Award (2014), was named Top 10 Chinese Entrepreneurs in Australia at Parliament House (2016) and a finalist for Innovator of the year at the Prestigious REB Awards.