A co-founder of the West Tech Fest, Paula brings together a community of founders, investors & tech industry visionaries sharing insights on growth opportunities, investment trends, disruptive technologies and tech for good.
In her ten year stint with London-based creative organisation D&AD her roles included Awards Director, Regional Director for Asia Pacific and Global Development Director. In her most recent capacity in NYC, she curated a Council of global thought leaders and brands, standing for positive social impact, supporting D&AD Impact’s mission to drive innovation that powers positive change.
Paula has headed up global programmes across four continents, driving marketing campaigns to 90 countries and led on long-term growth plans, product development and education programmes.
She has raised in excess of 20 million GBP for UK Not-for-Profits and has a specific interest in harnessing technology for good. She is a Regional Ambassador (Australia) for the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), the leading industry association for the blockchain technology ecosystem.
Paula is the co-founder of the WA Ocean Foundation and is the Mission Blue Champion of the Houtman Abrolhos Islands Hope Spot.