We’re The Growth Drivers - your problem-solving powerhouse.

Our Story

Inspired to act with impact, we’ll empower you to increase capability and ignite innovation throughout your organisation. We believe in collaboration, connection and creative thinking; pooling expertise from around the world and pursuing positive change for all.

Our People

At TGD, we don't have titles – we have teams.

Great ideas can grow from anywhere. The clarity of roles, and who helms each position, is driven by the needs of each individual project.

Profile of David Ireland
David Ireland
Co Founder and Managing Director

David is an experienced entrepreneur, innovator, and investor and is on a mission to create a better tomorrow.

Profile of Jasmin Ward
Jasmin Ward
Innovation Consultant
Jasmin is an entrepreneur, experienced facilitator and strategic advisor across industry and startup sectors.
Profile of Ky Snyder
Ky Snyder
Innovation Consultant and Manager
Ky is a designer with several years experience across multiple disciplines, well versed in frameworks for innovation and solving systemic problems.
Profile of Nick Sabulis
Nick Sabulis
Senior Designer
Nick is an accomplished designer with a diverse skillset in industrial, communication and visual design.
Profile of Paul Barnett
Paul Barnett
Co Founder and Director

Paul is an entrepreneur, strategic advisor and impact designer with experience in research, government and industry.

Profile of Rachel Stevens
Rachel Stevens
Senior Designer
Rachel is an experienced product, service and communications designer with experience across research and government sectors.
Profile of Roberto Persivale
Roberto Persivale
Development Lead
Roberto is a versatile systems thinker with business model innovation expertise across government, industry, and startup sectors.
Profile of Sebastian Tan Castillo
Sebastian Tan Castillo
Senior Designer
Sebastian is a well rounded designer with a strong background in product design and visual communication.
Profile of Julie Barte
Julie Barte
Business Support Administrator

Julie is our accomplished, expert communicator and administrator, making sure the business runs effectively day to day and works to build our enduring business processes.

Profile of Lisa Martens
Lisa Martens
Innovation Consultant and Senior Manager

Lisa is an experienced entrepreneur, innovation coach and capability development leader with a career spanning Government, enterprise IT, startups and venture capital.

Profile of Abram El-Sabagh
Abram El-Sabagh
Principal Consultant

Abram is an experienced innovation consultant and business strategist, and has had an impactful career working across government sectors, with a core focus on improving technology to help connect people, find them jobs, and assist with mental health.

Profile of Anthony Ryder
Anthony Ryder
Director of Operations

Anthony is a a highly organised, outgoing, and efficient people leader, with extensive experience in scaling up business operations.

Profile of Jack Castles
Jack Castles

Jack is an experienced designer with a passion for conducting quantitative and qualitative research, engaging with stakeholders and designing quality outputs that deliver impact that lasts. 

How we work


With impact

With diversity

With vision

With purpose

Our Network

At TGD, we're all about...

We partner with people, not organisations. We focus on understanding your challenges 
and working together in a way that’s best for you. Every situation is unique: there’s no one-size-fits-all solution here.

Don’t just take our word for it. We demonstrate the value of what we do through the impact of what we create, rather than talking in concept and theory.

Ideas without action have zero impact. We focus on identifying the most valuable opportunities and making them a reality as quickly 
as possible.

Our global network of experts enables us to ensure the right people are on the right projects, while giving us the flexibility to scale relative to a project's needs.


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