TALENT CAME ABOUT
Refugee Talent founders, Nirary Dacho and Anna Robson met at the Sydney Techfugee Hackathon in November 2015. They joined together to solve the problem of the 80million talent pool of refugees being invisible to employers. Their solution Refugee Talent – is a recruitment technology driven social enterprise where companies can hire refugees internationally through our partnership with Talent Beyond Boundaries to fill skills gaps in organisations.
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Nirary Dacho has a Masters in
Web Science and more than 8 years experience in networking in the IT
field. He was a lecturer at university in Syria and also worked as
Manager for the Assyrian Human Rights Network.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Anna Robson has a Bachelor in
Sports Coaching/Bachelor in Sports Management. She previously worked in
the Nauru detention centre for Save the Children and has worked for
Queensland Police Service and the Canberra Raiders.
Chairman of Vantage
Jason has over 20 years experience in law, corporate finance, general
management and politics in Australia, the USA, Europe and China. He is
the Chair of Vantage Asia Holdings, an investment and advisory group
with interests in financial services, resources and technology
businesses in Asia.
Aysegul is the founding partner and principal of Relocation Specialists
and Chapter Lead for Australia for the Forum for Expatriate Management.
She is an experienced company director and global mobility professional,
active member in Brisbane Angels Group and on the board of The Ethicos
Group, Kyeema Foundation Solarbuddy and ImpaQt.
CTO of Dolby
With over 30 years of technology commercialisation experience, Chris has
had a number of executive and investor roles both in Australia and
internationally. Chris is actively involved in both global technology
strategy and bootstrapping new ideas for Dolby Laboratories.
Director of JATA
Tania is an experienced management consultant and communications
professional with over 20 years’ experience as a leader and facilitator.
She was previously COO at Taylor Street Advisory, a boutique advisory
firm advising clients on strategy and communications.
Managing Director of
Graham has been in the Executive Search Profession for the past 14 years.
He previously worked with one of the premier global search firms,
initially as a consultant with a focus on the Technology and
Professional Services sectors and he also had the opportunity to work
with a number of Chairs in helping fill their board vacancies.
Business Director at
David is an experienced leader in FMCG, having spent over 20 years in
marketing and commercial leadership roles within the sector across the
Australian, New Zealand, Asian and European markets. He is currently the
Business Director for Energizer Holdings, a global leader in the
portable power and automotive sectors, for Australia and New Zealand.