Supporters / Advisors


uDrew is a Perth-headquartered emerging proptech company providing interactive solutions to streamline and automate the Design, Planning and Approval of residential building projects & business applications, producing comprehensive site analytics, and autonomous certified plans in minutes, not months, and for a fraction of the current costs.

Empowering the building industry, homeowners and councils with complete control from design to approval.

Andrew Larsen

Andrew is the Investment Director at Larsen Ventures and is an experienced founder and investor. He is a co-founder and director of HealthEngine, a director of Edtech company, SEQTA Software, and remains an active investor in numerous private companies. Andrew is also a board member of StartupAUS an industry body committed to developing the Australian startup ecosystem.

Matthew MacFarlane

Matt is a co-founder of Yuuwa Capital, one of Perth’s oldest venture capital firms. Matt currently holds directorships with PetRescue, Spacecubed, AEGIC, Kanopy Streaming, iCetana and Agworld. He is an active participant in the Perth start-up community through roles as advisor, director, judge, mentor and program lead for various early-stage programs.

Stephen Browne

Stephen is a Senior Solicitor at the firm he founded in 1983, Stephen Browne Lawyers. Stephen is a previous Vice Captain of the Sea View Golf Club and previous Director of the Claremont-Cottesloe Cricket Club.

Brendan Wright

Experienced Executive, Change Agent and IT Professional with 20+ years experience in implementing strategies and programs to drive societal change enabled by the application of technology and contemporary business models.

John Filippone

John is the Director of Procurement PLUS, a newly established consultancy business delivering procurement advisory and contracting services to industry, government and the not for profit sectors alike. A senior executive with more than 25 years experience in procurement, policy development and project implementation, John is strategically focused, outcomes and solutions oriented, yet risk aware with experience in initiating and delivering procurement and commercial projects for the benefit of the broader community.

Michael Counsel

Mike has always covered both technology and business during his 25+ year career. He has worked for startups and large corporations alike, including senior executive roles at Oracle and Symantec where he was responsible for technology, sales, consulting and services business units across APAC and EMEA.

West Coast Civil Engineering

Formed in October 2007, West Coast Civil offers a diverse range of expertise in the fields of civil construction and project management.


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Stuart McClure

PARTNER / CFO - Over 20 years of experience in financial services, including 18 years of Macquarie in Australia and North menAmerica. Expertise in product development and business management.