One of the world’s leading Entrepreneur and CEO Business mentors and socially-driven entrepreneurs.
I have built numerous successful high-profile businesses globally.
After starting in finance and stockbroking I moved into entertainment and entertainment property.
I was one of the 4 Founding owners of Dirty Dancing, the global IP rights to the iconic movie. I was also Co-producer & global Marketing Director. Dirty Dancing remains one of the top grossing musicals of all time and our premiere in London made two records:
1. The fastest selling show in London West End history.
2. We opened with the highest cash at bank of any West-End musical ever.
I was Chairman of a leading entertainment property company which operated entertainment and congress facilities in Australasia. These were awards winning venues and operated for prestigious clients being Governments and City Halls.
My European business has several similar developments underway.
I have been involved in numerous high-profile Government & private initiatives in the UK and Europe to stimulate the enterprise ecosystem.
I am a twice published author with my latest book, “Entrepreneurs, Mavericks and Empire Builders”, is released in Australia in April 2019.
I have delivered many keynote speeches, training programmes and advised corporations & Governments on innovation and entrepreneurialism & been an Official Advisor on to the Minister of Economy in the Slovak Republic (now Vice President of the European Investment Bank) on this subject as well as being a Judge of the Great British Entrepreneur of the Year Awards since its inception.
I have been featured in the Guardian, Forbes Magazine, the Huffington Post, Sky News and numerous other publications. I Co-Host Nothing Ventured on Your Money Channel in Australia