The team that make SPARK Deakin possible

Top calibre mentors to support you

Pawan Lalwani

CEO & Founder, Language Your Way

Kate Givoni

Development Manager, Xero

Josh Sharma

Startup Lawyer & Adviser, LUNA
Dan Steen mentor

Daniel Steen

UX Specialist and Creative Problem Solver, D. Steen Design
David Plumridge alumni mentor

David Plumridge

CEO & CTO, mindmybag

Chris Thompson

General Manager Business and Governance Services, Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Hugh Stephens

General Partner, Galileo Ventures

Thomas Szmidel

Cofounder & CTO, CarDeals2Me / UChooseCars

Charlie Macdonald

Analyst, Giant Leap Fund (Impact Investment Group)

Kaja Antlej

Lecturer in Industrial Design and Researcher, Deakin University

Matt Macfarlane

CEO and Managing Director / Founder, icetana / m15e ventures

John Sherwood


Sangeeta Mulchandani

Strategy, Innovation and Leadership Professional & Consultant

Joel Hana

Founder, Big Little Brush (social enterprise)