I am a Perth-based entrepreneur, strategic consultant and venture catalyst at CrowdedSpace. In that role, I facilitate early stage investment and development in technology solutions that have disruptive potential with particular focus on #fintech and #legaltech. I am also a director of an ASX company and former president of the Australia India Business Council. In my spare time I dabble with libertarian thought and amateur photography. I am founder and president of Liberty WA, a voice for civil and economic liberties in WA.
Venture Catalyst | 2014-15
CrowdedSpace facilitates early pre-seed investment, acceleration and incubation of technology solutions that have the potential to disrupt traditional sectors by utilizing crowdsourcing and decentralized technologies. Areas of focus are #legaltech and #fintech. As Venture Catalyst, I match investors with projects and assist project to become investor-ready.
Chairman | 2015
Quantum Resources Ltd, an ASX-listed entity has traditionally explored for uranium, gold, rare earths and base metals in WA and NT. More recently, it has announced an option to acquire LogiTag, an Israeli company with established revenues utilising smart RFID technologies for inventory management in the lucrative healthcare market. LogiTag has been recognised as a leading global player in the emerging IoT (Internet of Things) sector.
Principal Adviser | 2012-13
Energia Consulting is a boutique management consulting and corporate advisory firm based in Perth, Western Australia. I was Principal Adviser - Management Advisory Services and Early Stage Capital.
Strategy & Policy Manager | 2007-11
Horizon Power is a vertically integrated energy provider for regional WA. I worked in the strategy and business development team with responsibilities for the development of strategy and policy, including business development, long-term strategy formulation, engagement with external stakeholders as well as carbon management & renewable energy analysis.
Montagu Corporate (now Patersons)
Corporate Consultant | 2006-07
Corporate consultant with capital markets experiece including Initial Public Offerings, RTOs and placements on the ASX, M&A activities and corporate advisory services. The energy and resources sector was an area of specialty.
GAICD | 2011
Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
DipFS(FP) | 2006
Completed a Diploma of Financial Services, specializing in financial planning for RG146 compliance requirements.
MBA (Adv) | 2003
Graduated cum laude Masters of Business Administrations. Advanced specialization in finance.
B.Comm(Hons) | 2001
Graduated from a Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honours after majoring in Commercial Law and Marketing. Minor in International Business.
Musings on Liberty & Law
Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA
Committees: International Trade; Climate Change
CCI is the peak business body in in Western Australia and one of the most influential chamber of commerce in Australia. I was a member of the Climate Change Committee
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