Growing and strengthening entrepreneurialism in our community
The Entrepreneurship Advisory Board including the Chief Entrepreneur provides high level, independent advice to the South Australian Cabinet on entrepreneurship matters.
The Entrepreneurship Advisory Board’s high-level aims are to:
- Provide strategic advice to enable entrepreneurialism across all forms of business, industry and public sector in South Australia,
- Strengthen community awareness and appreciation of entrepreneurship and business through showcasing and championing South Australian businesses, entrepreneurial talent and the impact they have on South Australia,
- Recommend measures to connect South Australia’s entrepreneurial ecosystem with networks nationally and internationally given the opportunities offered by the scale of global markets,
- Advocate for the uptake of entrepreneurship education through strengthening communication with the school education system and tertiary education institutions.
Moira Were AM
Founder - Hen House Co-op, Chooks SA
Moira is a distinguished social entrepreneur and advocate for women and people who are disadvantaged bringing an innovative and inclusive approach to business, government and not-for-profits in Australia and around the world.
Co-Founder and Director - Suntrix Solar
Jenny started her career as a librarian before a passion for renewable energy lead to the creation of Suntrix. Jenny is a member of the Premier’s Climate Change Council and on the board of the Clean Energy Council.
Flavia Tata Nardini
CEO - Fleet Space Technologies
Beginning her career with the European Space Agency, Flavia co-founded Fleet Space Technologies, which will launch nanosatellites to connect digital sensors in a range of industries.
Chief Executive - Vinomofo
Paul is the Chief Executive of digital wine company Vinomofo and was awarded EY Social Entrepreneur of the Year for the Central Region in 2019. For over 18 years before joining Vinomofo, Paul was the CEO for SYC - one of Australia’s most innovative and respected human services organisations.
Managing Director - Jumpgate Virtual Reality
Anton has qualifications in mathematical and computer sciences and has founded leading animation and virtual reality studios with applications in sport, live entertainment and real estate.
Investor - Horizons Ventures
Since 2016, Chris has led Horizons’ investments in Australia across a broad spectrum of verticals, ranging from Spaceship, “Superannuation for the younger generation”, to Harrison.ai - a Healthcare AI company revolutionising how medical imaging is being read, and The Soil Carbon Company, working to restore the world’s oldest micro-ecosystem while drawing down large amounts of CO2 out of the atmosphere.
CEO - Virtual Ark
An entrepreneur who has established a range of hi-tech companies, Marty is CEO of Virtual Ark and Chair of the Innovation Investment Committee of Industry Innovation and Science Australia. Previously, Marty was the Managing Director of Hostworks – a provider of critical application management services to a range of large media and online clients.
Founder and CEO - Ochre Dawn
Rebecca Wessels combines her skills from past careers in IT and Community Services to support clients in her specialist marketing and branding business, Ochre Dawn. Passionate about preserving language and culture, including her own Peramangk and Ngarrindjeri heritage, Rebecca advocates for the rights of First Nations artists, businesses and communities.
Founding Director of My Budget
Tammy Barton is one of Australia’s most influential businesswomen and female entrepreneurs. She’s the founding director of MyBudget, a service that Tammy started as a home-based business in South Australia more than 20 years ago (1999), and which has since grown into one of Australia’s most trusted and recognised financial services brands.