The official podcast of the Melbourne High School Old Boys Association. Every episodes features an interview with a legendary Old Boy. They share some of the fondest memories from high school, any lessons that have stuck with them for life, then we follow them along their career journey and extract some of their wisdom and lessons along the way.
Wayne Chow : Dental Specialist & Former Australian Army Officer; following an unconventional career path
Wayne Chow (Class of 1994) completed his undergraduate dental training in 1999 and joined the Australian Regular Army where he served as a specialist service officer domestically and overseas. He progressed as a clinical specialist and took up various health and governance roles, and later as the Head of Corps, Royal Australian Army Dental Corps.
Benjamin Wilson : Internet Entrepreneur & Australian Survivor: Champions VS Contenders
Benji Wilson (Class of 2010) got into a US College in New York to play basketball, but soon dropped out and moved to Brazil with his five best friends. He started an online eCommerce store to support himself and learnt a lot of lessons in life and business along the way. Since then, he has lived in 8 different countries In the last 8 years and scaled his businesses to over seven figures. In between this, he also managed time for an appearance on Australia Survivor: Champions VS Contenders.
Charles Macek : Director of two ASX 20 companies & Chairman of Earthwatch
After a 30 year executive career in financial services Charles Macek (MHS Class of 1964) has been a non-executive director for the last 20 years. He has been privileged to have been associated with significant companies such as Telstra and Wesfarmers, with an AFL club as a director of Richmond, and chairman of several non for profits such as Earthwatch and the Centre for Eye Research Australia.
Ashton Pereira : Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of Bath Box
Ashton Pereira graduated MHS class of 2010. He is the Co-Founder of Bath Box.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Ashton’s time at MHS
- Getting accepted into a prestigious graduate program after university
- Being made redundant in the early years of his career
- The side businesses he developed and the skills he built, before co-founding his current company Bath Box
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John Tasioulas : Professor of Politics, Philosophy and Law at King's College London
John Tasioulas graduated from Melbourne High School in the Class of 1982. He is the inaugural Yeoh Professor of Politics, Philosophy and Law at The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London and Director of the Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy, and Law.
In this episode, we discuss:
- John's fondest memories from Melbourne High
- His road to becoming a Rhodes Scholar
- How philosophy can apply to every area of life
- Life Advice
Trailer: Between Two Unicorns
Welcome to the very first episode of the very first season of Between Two Unicorns, the Official Podcast of the Melbourne High School Old Boys Association.
Each episode is an interview with a legendary Melbourne High School Old Boy. We’ll unpack some of their fondest memories from Melbourne High, some lessons that have stuck with them from high school, then follow them along their career journey and pick out some advice that they would give to other Old Boys.