This piece was first published by the International Center for Democratic Partnerships here - https://www.icdp.com.au/2019/11/25/blockchain-potential-in-the-pacific-islands/ Thinking of the Pacific often conjures up images of an idyllic tropical paradise with happy, smiling people in laid-back settings where time almost stands still. So, it may be surprising to some that the Pacific is the testing ground for... Continue Reading →
In June, through Pacific Connect I was fortunate to be able to facilitate a blockchain introduction workshop in Honiara, Solomon Islands, together with Tim Stasse from Ethitrade. This was the first workshop of its kind in the Solomon Islands. “Not only do Pacific Islanders have an opportunity to lead some World-first use cases in the... Continue Reading →
Starting and running a business is both rewarding and challenging. I set out on this journey almost 2 years ago starting up a traceability technology company, TraSeable Solutions, together with my wife and also running a sole-trader consulting business. There are many things I know now that I wish I knew when I started out.... Continue Reading →
Pitching competitions seem to be all the rage now in our part of the Pacific so I figured I'd share my recent experiences making successful pitches.
I've been coming to the Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority (MIMRA) in Majuro since 2013 during my stint at FFA and it impresses me today, 6 years later, the progress that they've made.
Blog post on our TraSeable Farms concept which we pitched and won in the CTA's Pacific AgriHack Lab held in Tonga in 2018.
Over the next few blog posts I'll share my experiences with blockchain - it's been a crazy ride over the last year!
In July I took on a new consulting role with the Pacific Connect program which is an Australian DFAT-funded program being delivered by the International Centre for Democratic Partnerships (ICDP).