EXPERIENCED TEAM

Entrepreneurial, analytical, strategic thinkers and planners, the team have a unique combination of experience in emerging technologies, market development and economic research; public policy advocacy; think-tank facilitation; corporate and government engagement; and peak industry liaison. 

Advisors

Bill Petreski PhD

Bill Petreski is an internationally experienced and commercially driven professional with over 20-years’ experience in managing emerging technology; in developing and executing business strategies that stimulate the financing, uptake, adoption and commercialisation of emerging technologies across multiple sectors.


e: bill.petreski@strategy61.com.au

p: +61 439 222 848

Hugh Sheppard

Hugh Sheppard has seven-years’ experience in strategy, technology and investment with startups, SMEs, research institutions, and government.

Hugh brings broad expertise across technologies and markets, having advised high-growth companies with businesses including fintech, data analytics, biomedical investment and cybersecurity.


e: hugh.sheppard@strategy61.com.au

p: +61 439 830 314

Advisory Board

Subject Matter Expertise

We have a network of consultants with subject matter expertise across a number of applications, sectors and industries.

Ross McDonald

Ross McDonald

Ross McDonald is an internationally experienced engineering and business practitioner with 40+ years working with multinational corporations and SMEs in the energy, manufacturing, transport, defence, and retail industries. 

John Kean OAM

John Kean OAM

John is Executive Chairman of Pinpoint Pty Limited, director of the Victor Chang Institute and board member at Jamieson Coote Bonds. John acts as an Independent Business Advisor and holds directorships in various businesses involved in marketing, finance, education, primary production, property and healthcare.

Ross Maddock OAM

Ross Maddock OAM

 Ross Maddock is an expert on China and Taiwan business, economics and security issues. Ross’s career includes military, intelligence and diplomatic roles at Saigon, Canberra, London, Hong Kong, Peking and Taipei. He owns an importing business and is a director of MOS Burger Australia Pty Ltd. He is fluent in Chinese.