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



Dean Foley

Founder & CEO, 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.

Linda Ryle

Director, Barayamal

Linda is an Aboriginal woman of Birrigubba (Bowen Qld) and Kamilaroi (Monaro NSW) heritage. Linda has been professionally engaged in the area of Indigenous Affairs since the late 1990s.