George Liacos

George Liacos

Managing Director of Spark Strategy (Australia)

George is a highly sought-after facilitator, both nationally and internationally. He is a serial entrepreneur, investor and trusted advisor and has been working in the strategic advisory world for almost 20 years.

His areas of expertise are not for profit strategy, business models, policy, system reform and digital technology.

He is passionate about business as a force for good and in working to transform the enabling environments within social change happens.

Prior roles have seen George as a Partner in an international advisory firm, Program Director for the Department of Premier and Cabinet as well as Chairman and Non-Executive Director on a number of organisations.

Prior to all this he grew and sold an international manufacturing conglomerate based in Europe; meaning he brings a strong practicality and commerciality to his strategic advice.

After success in private sector, he has turned his advisory work towards systems change and a sustainable social sector. He recently co-authored a briefing paper to the Mental Health Commission on Innovative Models and Technologies in eMental health as well as designing a number of social change incubators.