Everybody loves a good sequel. There was such an overwhelming response, including many kind words, from readers of my earlier post on Being a Consultant in the Pacific and I'm indeed humbled that my experiences have been so useful for others. Ever since releasing that post 2 weeks ago several things have been at the... Continue Reading →
Being a Consultant in the Pacific
This one has been on my mind a lot recently...and probably because my wife, Shauna, has been talking about how consultancies can be localised as part of some work she's involved in. Seeing the hardships around here in Fiji as a result of the pandemic, including lost or reduced employment, and great uncertainty isn't easy.... Continue Reading →
Blockchain in Seafood Value Chains
I co-authored the FAO's first study on the use of blockchain technology in seafood value chains.
Shauna Talks Traceability
Shauna talking about traceability in the Pacific
Seedstars Suva Winning Pitch
Our winning pitch for the inaugural Seedstars Suva event in 2019
Tech Entrepreneurship in the Pacific
Check out my interview on entrepreneurship, blockchain technology, traceability and fish!
Blockchain Potential in the Pacific Islands (Part 1 of 2)
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 →
Growing Pacific Interest in Blockchain Technology
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 →
The Entrepreneurship Journey
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 Ideas in the Pacific
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.