Our Founders

Shaun Christie-David

Co-Founder

10+ yrs in finance, sales and social enterprise. Prior to founding Colombo Social, Shaun helped build the World Health Network dedicated to improving the health literacy of First Nations People.

Peter Jones-Best

Co-Founder

15+ yrs managing and establishing some of the world’s most recognised venues across London and Sydney. Peter is skilled at managing multiple large hospitality venues, staff and operational processes.

Our Esteemed Board

Chair

Sam Mostyn

Sam Mostyn is a non-executive director and sustainability adviser working across the Corporate and NFP sector.

Chair, Citi Australia, the GO Foundation, ANROWS, the Australian Women Donors Network, the Foundation for Young Australians, Ausfilm and Alberts. Sam Mostyn is a non-executive director and sustainability adviser, widely recognised across Australia for her work as a pioneer of gender inclusion and equity, and leadership in sustainability, sport, the arts, policy, and civil society. Sam’s other board roles include Mirvac, Transurban and the Centre for Policy Development. She joined the board of the Sydney Swans in 2017, after over a decade serving as a Commissioner with the Australian Football League.
Director, Facebook

Paul McCrory

Illustrious career across tech and advertising.

Paul is an Executive with over 20 years leadership experience in the Data, SaaS and advertising industries. He has a true passion for people and focuses on driving impact through diversity. Originally from Belfast, he has worked across the UK, Europe and the APAC region. Paul is the Group Director of Facebook Australia and New Zealand, responsible for all customer facing teams and revenue. To help continue shape the future of the industry, Paul is a member on multiple boards.
Advisor, Google

Arjun Bisen

Lengthy career across Diplomacy, Foreign Trade and Tech.

Arjun is an advisor, founder and former diplomat with over a decade of experience at the intersection of technology, social impact and foreign policy. He is currently an advisor on technology policy and product for Google Search. Prior to which he was a Fulbright scholar and Masters student at Harvard, where he wrote his thesis, founded a startup and taught a course at the Business, Engineering and Policy schools on technology and public purpose. Prior to Harvard, he served as an Australian diplomat for seven years, focusing on drafting Australia’s cyber strategy, geopolitics in APAC, trade negotiations, and leading large UN aid programs, including during a diplomatic posting in Cambodia.

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