Barayamal is a First Nations owned and run charity. We partner with authentic Allies (non-Indigenous people) to help out but everything we do is based on creating a better world through First Nations entrepreneurship.


Our team brings together a passionate group of volunteers from diverse backgrounds throughout Australia, which includes technologists, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, industry experts, and community leaders.


Dean Foley

Founder & Managing Director, Barayamal
Dean served five years in the Royal Australian Air Force before founding Australia’s Indigenous business accelerator, Barayamal – now known as a world leader in Indigenous Entrepreneurship.

Walter Lomax

Non-Executive Director, Barayamal
Walter is an experienced Manager with over seven years of experience and a demonstrated track record. Selected experience includes rapid turnaround of distressed businesses, change management and operating model design.

Ben Wray

Non-Executive Director, Barayamal
Senior Director of Legal at Expedia Group. Previously Senior Associate at Herbert Smith Freehills, advising tech companies and start-ups as a legal consultant.

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