Meeting 2 August: Speaker Justice Michael Pembroke
Michael Pembroke was educated at the Universities of Sydney and Cambridge. He is the son and the father of army officers and has lived and travelled extensively throughout the world, including in East Asia. At university, he studied History, French and Government intending to become a diplomat but instead turned to the law. His father was an infantry platoon commander in Korea who was awarded the Military Cross for his role in a battle described as ‘one of the finest infantry battalion attacks in British history’. Pembroke was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2010.