Our facilitators have the expertise and international networks to help existing and aspiring Australian incubators to succeed.

The facilitators:

  • advise, mentor and provide specialist expertise
  • help develop professional networks and worldwide connections
  • share knowledge between regional and metropolitan incubators assist with joint applications
  • provide feedback on New and Existing Incubator draft applications
  • provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants

Email incubator.support@industry.gov.au and we’ll put you in contact with a facilitator.

Brad Twynham

Brad Twynham

Brad Twynham covers the regional and metropolitan areas of:

  • New South Wales
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Queensland
  • Northern Territory

Brad Twynham is a technology entrepreneur and innovator, strategy consultant and investor/board director with over 25 years working and consulting in the areas of:

  • enterprise technology adoption
  • enterprise operating model transformation
  • health
  • agriculture and education technologies
  • neural networks
  • blockchain
  • big data
  • artificial intelligence

He has founded and built technology companies and has advised senior executives on significant technology transformation initiatives around the world for organisations such as Singtel Optus, Swisscom, Union Bank of Switzerland, Visa, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Allianz. He has also raised in excess of US $25M to fund technology start-ups and built companies that have delivered significant value to their customers and stakeholders.

In 2015, on returning to Australia after several years living in Los Angeles, he founded a thought leadership and consulting practice focused on the correlation between performance and innovation at both a personal and organisational level. Since founding this business Brad has assisted several start-ups scale internationally and raise significant seed capital to scale out their ventures. He has consulted to a number of large corporations as the entrepreneur in residence to their senior executive teams and boards and frequently keynotes at conferences. He is also an active mentor and facilitator at incubators such as Muru D and The Hatchery.

Brad sits on a number of boards including the Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network, Central Coast Montessori Primary School and chairs the board of Conscious Capitalism Australia and New Zealand.

Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith covers the regional and metropolitan areas of:

  • South Australia
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Tasmania

Daniel Smith is an experienced facilitator of business start-up programs including those at the South Australian Chamber of Commerce, universities and international accelerators. Most recently Daniel was the Australian Country Manager for one of the largest start-up accelerators in the world. He is a Churchill Fellow and studied entrepreneurial support programs for young people throughout the UK and USA in 2011. 

He has volunteered as a judge for various start-up programs and competitions including The University of Adelaide’s eChallenge, Australia and France and the NASA Space Apps Challenge.

Daniel has a strong affinity for regional Australia having worked in horticultural and viticultural support roles early in his career as well as running a cut flower export business.

You can also access the AusIndustry Regional Manager network for assistance and advice.