Norwood FC Business Lunch – Guest Speaker Dr James Muecke AM

Norwood Function Room in the Wolf Blass Community Centre - 4 Woods St, Norwood SA 5067

Dr James Muecke AM is an Adelaide-based eye surgeon. He graduated with Honours from Adelaide University Medical School in 1988. Following his internship, James lived and worked as a volunteer doctor in Kenya in 1989. After completing ophthalmology training in Adelaide in 1995, James worked as an eye surgeon in Jerusalem for 12 months. He undertook subspecialty training in eye cancer in London and then returned to Adelaide in 1998, where he has been a Visiting Consultant and Senior Lecturer at Royal Adelaide and Women’s & Children’s Hospitals.

James has taught the diagnosis and management of eye cancer in ten countries in Asia. He founded not-for-profit organization Sight For All in 2008, turning his boundless energy into a fight against blindness in the Aboriginal and mainstream communities of Australia and some of the poorest countries of the world. Sight For All’s comprehensive and sustainable projects are now impacting on the lives of over one million people each year.

His commitment to social impact and humanitarian endeavours has earnt him several awards including an Order of Australia in 2012, the Australian Medical Association’s President’s Leadership Award in 2013, and Ernst & Young’s Social Entrepreneur for Australia in 2015.

James is Australian of the Year for 2020 for his 32 years of humanitarian work. He is using this powerful platform to raise awareness of our poor diet, laden with sugary drinks and ultra-processed foods, which is devastating the health of Australians.

Come and spend an afternoon in the company of an incredible South Australian and hear how he is literally changing the lives of millions of people every year around the world for the better.

James will take you on an incredible journey covering his professional career as a leading global eye surgeon, the founding of his “Sight For All” foundation and his unbelievable commitment to social impact and humanitarian causes that are truly inspirational to hear. A South Aussie that is having an incredible impact on the world stage and who will share his amazing story with you.

Guests will enjoy a 2-course meal and a 3-hour beverage package commencing November 26th 2021 at 12.30 for 1.00 pm. The cost is $100 per ticket or $950 per table of 10.

WHERE – The Norwood Function Room in The Wolf Blass Community Centre, 4 Woods St Norwood (Coopers Stadium).

Book Online HERE OR by calling Angeline at Norwood Football Club on 8362 6278