REAP Team Sydney seeks to transform Macquarie Park from a historically traditional “business park” to a true innovation ecosystem. Utilizing the capacity, capability, and activity of the region, new and creative ventures can be established.

With stakeholders from all five sectors, REAP Team Sydney is prepared to take on this challenge. Institutions include Macquarie University, AMP Capital, EY, Kingsway Australia, Lend Lease, and the National Australia Bank.

 

Team Members

University
Government
Corporate
Risk Capital
Entrepreneur

Innovation Ecosystem Stakeholder Model

David Wilkinson
Champion
Professor & Deputy Vice Chancellor, Macquarie University
Anna Maras
Investment Manager, AMP Capital
Gerald Marion
Strategy Partner, Customer Innovation and Digital Activation at EY
Jeffrey Wang
Director, Kingsway Australia
Sam Watson
Head of Global Infrastructure & Government, Global Institutional Banking, National Australia Bank
Natalie Slessor
General Manager Workplace & Change, Lend Lease
Stephen Brammer
Executive Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics, Macquarie University
Mike Heimlich
Associate Dean, Industry and Corporate Engagement, Faculty of Science, Macquarie University
Paul Hogan
Executive Director, Corporate Engagement, Macquarie University
Margaret Hudson
Director, MPID, Macquarie University
Steve Smith
Head of Future Growth Businesses, NAB
Mark Grant
Development Director - Office Development & Mixed Use, AMP Capital
Alice Drew
Head of Workplace Strategy at Lendlease

Core Regional Metrics

INNOVATION CAPACITY

Ability to develop new to the world innovations from inception through to the market.

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People

The Northern District of Greater Sydney, where REAP Team Sydney is focused on, has a population of 886,550 people. There are 4.5 million people in the Greater Sydney Area.

Performance

In the Northern District of Greater Sydney, there are approximately 483,330 jobs. 25% of these jobs are in knowledge or professional services.

The local GDP is approximately 9.1 billion, with economic growth at 7% per annum.

Demand

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Culture & Community

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Infrastructure

The Macquarie Park Innovation District (MPID) has 23 companies.

ENTREPRENEURIAL CAPACITY

Ability to start and build new to the world businesses from inception to maturity.

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People

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Culture & Community

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Infrastructure

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