The Team

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  • Julie Mikhail

    Founder and Managing Director

    Founder and Managing Director, Julie’s drive comes from being a female engineer and business founder, volunteer on several charities with a sport loving family! This has driven a passion for Women in STEM programs, funding that supports female founders and grass roots programs that grow community sport and address marginalised communities. With an engineering skillset Julie has a knack for taking technical jargon and creating a persuasive pitch that can secure much needed funding.

  • Andrew Hamilton

    Grant Specialist

    Grant Specialist, Andrew has more than 17 years senior management experience in government and the not-for-profit sector and has worked in federated and unitary structures including organisations in sport, allied health, charities and disability areas at local community, state and national level. As a grant writer over the last 5 years Andrew has been successful in securing funding for organisations that include Councils, Sports Clubs, State and National Sporting organisations, Foundations, museums, and tourism bodies, with speciality areas that include sport, arts, indigenous, disaster recovery, and legal. Projects areas include events, infrastructure, equipment, mental health, and participation based in metropolitan, regional, and remote areas.

  • Sam Nejad

    Technical Consultant

    Consultant, Sam is our local innovation and sustainability expert with 15 years industry experience in research and sustainability projects. Sam has a passion for technology-based projects and is driven to ensure grant applications are supported by convincing facts and well thought through logic. Sam brings international experience in biofuels and circular economy and a range of project management skills that add credibility to grant submissions.