Our team brings together a passionate group of volunteers from diverse backgrounds throughout Australia, which includes technologists, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, industry experts, and community leaders.
Founder & CEO,
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.
Brian is a proud Torres Strait Islander and Private Wealth Adviser with JBWere. Brian has a passionate belief that meaningful change happens when it is created by Indigenous people, not for indigenous people.
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.
The Barayamal Advisory Board is a select group of highly-skilled entrepreneurs and professionals who provide the CEO with advice and hands-on support to take our programs and impact to the next level.
Freelance Writer and Teacher,
Georgina is a UX writer, content creative and strategist, and language trainer who unites brands with their audiences through well-chosen words. She loves words, loves people, and loves doing great work.
Seasoned Dev/Ops/CTO/Maker/Geek/Gamer. International Speaker/MC. Hackathon Mentor/Judge. Prev TelstraDev XeroDev PayPalDev. I’ve always had a passion for all things tech and pushing it to its limits.
Barayamal Ambassadors (Allies) fight for Indigenous Rights – helping create a world in which Indigenous people enjoy all of the rights enshrined in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and other international human rights instruments.
Dr Catriona Wallace
Catriona is the Founder & Executive at Flamingo Ai – the second only woman-led (CEO & Chair) business ever to list on the Australian Stock Exchange.
Founder and CEO,
The Performance Code
Kylee is a Wakka Wakka woman and descendant of the stolen generations of the Kulluli Nation with an intrinsic talent in the power of storytelling to create meaningful connections.