Robert Crompton

Robert has an initial background  in  strategy  and economic impact consulting with a major Australian consulting firm with operations in Asia, as well  senior investment advisory and management  roles in both a  major bank and an international  venture capital firm.


Subsequently, he was a  strategic planning  and new business development manager and director for several Australian based multinational corporations with operations through Europe, South East Asia and North America. He was also involved in the successful establishment of  Optus, a second  telecommunications carrier in Australia, and was a founding Board Director


His government experience includes the Executive Director role in a major government agency in digital transformation, and the establishment of  an incubator for high technology start-ups with $13 million in Australian Government funding and further $80 million in co- investment . This has produced several successful exits and stock market  listings.