James Forbes

Advancement Director, Australian Indigenous Education Foundation

James Forbes’ career in not for profit marketing and fundraising spans 13 years and five organisations across the arts, HIV/AIDS and environment. As Marketing Manager at the Nature Conservation Trust of NSW (NCT) (2011-17) he helped turn the Revolving Fund (valued at AUD$10m) into the most successful in Australia as benchmarked against other Revolving Funds and assessed by an independent agency. In 2016 James was a finalist as Not for Profit Executive of the Year for the CEO Magazine’s Executive of the Year Awards.
James is now the Advancement Director with the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation.

Day 1 - Session 4 - Debate - Chair|10 Minute Talks - Session 3

Marketing Revolving Funds: Secrets to Success

Marketing Revolving Funds: Secrets to Success | Motivations, Research And Learning – 10 Minute Talks

Are Revolving Funds a serious part of the solution to biodiversity protection? And if so how do we manage them to ensure they’re effective? James Forbes walks us through how he helped reposition the Nature Conservation Trust (NCT) as a successful rural real estate business ranking on Google’s first page with commercial competitors. • Changed […]

10 mins- Motivations, Research And Learning

Questioning Value- ‘Nature should be on the balance sheet’ | Session 4, Debate

Conference Room

Debate Chair – James Forbes Affirmative Team– Penelope Figgis AO, Jennifer Morris, Ben O’Hara Negative Team– Prof Jamie Kirkpatrick, Marla Edwards, Atticus Flemming Teams will alternate with members presenting for 10 minutes each on the topic. There will also be a five minute rebuttal for each team.

Session 4 - Debate