Marcus DaweBoard Director
Marcus is based in the Global Village Canberra and focuses his activities on developing and supporting ventures that provide a global innovation edge. He employs passion and strategy for the ventures he leads. He is a strategy, innovation, design and systems thinker.
He has been leading an initiative since 2007 that seeks to permanently and safely store billions of tonnes of CO2 using the Earth’s own carbon sink mechanism – mineral carbonation. He secured Australian Governments’ funding for a world first pilot plant with his venture partners Orica Ltd & Newcastle Uni and research partners Columbia Uni and Uni Sydney. This is being commissioned in Newcastle at the NIER facility.
Marcus is a director of Griffin Accelerator and mentors many startup and sits on several boards for non-for-profits and organisations.
Marcus is passionate about climate change technologies and is keenly interested in promoting electric vehicles and personal transportation such as segways and electric bicycles. He has been a member of the Council since 2011.