Andrew has covered the business, technology and resources sectors across Australia and Asia Pacific for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
He has worked as a journalist in East Africa, US, Europe and Asia Pacific, covering mining, media, technology and startups, for The Guardian, NPR, KRWG/PBS, and CGTN.
Andrew has also worked in research and communications for organisations, including RMIT University, The African Development Bank, Centum Investments and Angazia.
Professor Victor Gekara
As a Nippon Foundation Scholar, Dr Victor Gekara completed his Ph.D in International Political Economy at the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University, UK.
Professor Gekara has worked closely with major industry players and government departments across the globe; investigating emerging digital technologies, and their impact on economies and industry.
He is co-leader of the Skills Training and Industry Research Network (STIRN).
Data & audience analyst
Amandeep has worked as a journalist with Hindustan Times in India and Migrant News in New Zealand.
Amandeep teaches Marketing Management at Swinburne University, where she is currently finalising her Doctor of Philosophy in Media Marketing & Business Development, and holds a Graduate Certificate of Research and Innovation Management.
Amandeep has also earned a Master’s in Agriculture (Honours) from Punjab Agriculture University.
Leah Callon-Butler is the Director of Emfarsis, a consulting firm focused on digital technologies’ role in advancing economic development in Asia.
She has consulted to the United Nations on gender equality and empowerment, and is a Principal Consultant at the V20 Summit.
Leah is a published thought leader and an international spokesperson for several global organisations.
Private markets editor
Simon has extensively covered private markets, infrastructure and tech investment. Based in London, he is a News Editor for European industry media publications.
He previously covered property and specialist finance for Bridging & Commercial.
Prior to this, he covered the US-Mexico border and economic development between Texas and New Mexico, as part of the NPR/PBS broadcasting network.