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Andrew Outhwaite

Founder For Blue, Co-Founder Pollinators Inc and Meshpoints

Andrew is founder of For Blue Pty Ltd and previously co-founded two influential social enterprises: Meshpoints and Pollinators Inc. Andrew’s work focuses on the health of whole systems and blends: scientific methods, a care for human development, and passion for entrepreneurial solutions.

For Blue’s strategic focus is on growing WA as the Leading Blue (marine) Economy in the Indian Ocean. Commercially, For Blue helps scale marine innovations through advice, feasibility studies and business cases to attract necessary funding and talent.

Andrew previously co-founded WA’s first coworking space (CityHive), the UK’s first social enterprise competition to solve homelessness (Spark), and was Chair of WA’s leading startup advocacy organisation (StartupWA). He also worked as an expert sustainability and innovation adviser across Europe, Australia and Asia with all levels of government, corporates and impact investors.

Andrew has qualifications in marine science (UWA), sustainability (Sweden), leadership development (UK), business and has been recognised for his leadership by the Western Australian, and United States government.


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2nd to 8th December 2019

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