Dialog Box

Messages from CEOs and Senior Leaders


Inspirational messages from past participants

Professor Michelle Haber AM, Executive Director Children's Cancer Institute


“It’s extraordinary to see so many CEO’s and business leaders believe in our vision. With their support, our research is getting closer to curing all children of cancer. It’s not if. It’s when."




Mike Putt, Managing Director Electrolux


“As a father, I can’t even begin to imagine what it feels like to hear the words ‘your child has cancer'. Every week, three children die from cancer - that's three too many."




Debra Singh, Group CEO, Greenlit Brands (Freedom, Fantastic Furniture, Plush and OMF)


“Curing childhood cancer is very close to my heart and getting my head shaved is nothing compared to what these children face. I really appeal to everybody to get involved, it really is the most incredible event. Let’s together help cure every child with cancer."




Phil Kearns, CEO INTERrisk, Ambassador, Wallaby Legend 


“Being a Dad myself, it’s heart breaking to know that cancer still kills more childrenthan any other disease in Australia. I’m a proud supporter of Children’s CancerInstitute and was happy to take on a dare for the kids”



Sophia Symeou, CEO INS Career Management

"Well I’ve walked on fire, I've been dunked in ice and I'll even walk on glass which I am terrified about, and my company is doubling whatever funds are raised. Taking on a dare is nothing compared to what these kids face in cancer treatment daily. Join me on September 7 to help us fund a cure“


Lizzie Young, Director Nine Entertainment

“Why wouldn’t you want to cuddle a 15-kilo python for the Children’s Cancer Institute”


Robert Cutler, CEO Clayton Utz

 "I was happy to take on Fire-walking for the kids, donations from the staff have been hugely generous, from small amounts to very large amounts" 


Nick Holden, CEO Modular Walls

“I’m facing my fears from a good cause, ticking a few things off the bucket list as well as having a great time”



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