Pete has more than 10 years’ experience in the not for profit sector in youth, corporate engagement, social impact and innovation. He has a penchant for good design starting his career as a landscape architect. Now he eats way too many eggs and hopes one day to be an extra in a movie.
Entrepreneur in Residence
Ben is the founder of TEMPL and Digital Creators and has deep experience in running and mentoring accelerator programs. He has worked in the trenches with over 35 startups to grow them from early stage to angel and seed investment ready. Ben has a background as a computer engineer and loves the intersection of innovation and social impact. His passions are food, sport and trouble making – often combined.
Lydia thrives on supporting change makers at the intersection of early stage startups and social innovation. She has designed and delivered entrepreneurial development programs for startup founders, primary-aged children, unemployed women and the Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship. Lydia loves a coffee chat with anyone interested in geeky conversations about the ‘new economy’, human consciousness or her homeland New Zealand.
Events & Communications
Alyssa is inspired by the “make it happen” mindset of startups. Combining her passions for social impact & storytelling, Alyssa works with our startups to help share their amazing stories with the world. She also loves jump rocks & rope swings and will say yes to any challenge or adventure!