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Patrick has over 13 years experience working in listed equities, most notably as Director of Institutional Equities at Citi and RBS. Since 2010, Patrick has been actively involved in the start-up space through a variety of roles ranging from entrepreneur, designer and developer to mentor, sales, marketer and promoter.
Commencing work in the retail liquor industry 35 years ago, Michael worked for independent retailer Liquorland in a regional role and held the position of Managing Director for the retail liquor chain ABWS (retail division of the listed entity IDH Limited) Michael managed the sale of ABWS to Woolworths (currently trading as BWS). In 2001 Michael and his wife founded a retail homewares and bridal gift registry business that owned and operated a “bricks and clicks” retail business. This was sold to oo.com.au in 2010. For the past 10 years Michael has been investing actively and passively in Start Ups and traditional investments both locally and internationally for his family and has had several exits.
After 20 years in the investment banking world, primarily trading derivatives and equities, Ryan decided to to change tact and move to the world of private enterprise focusing on startup and scale up business.
Recently, Ryan has become a founder of FantasyEsports.gg and co-owner of professional League of Legends team, Bombers.
Ryan currently focus on providing strategy and process to companies moving from concept to commercialisation.
Ryan is married with 3 kids, Annalie, Zoe and Lachlan, and is passionate about AFL, Horse Racing and Horse Breeding.