CEO Griffin Accelerator, GM Growth Programs
Canberra Innovation Network
Member since 2 years
CEO Griffin Accelerator, GM Growth Programs @ Canberra Innovation Network,
Craig has an deep interest in the commercialisation of Australian research and innovations. He is passionate about enabling entrepreneurs to succeed and make a difference. He is GM Growth Programs at the CBR Innovation Network, runs the GRIFFIN accelerator which he cofounded, leads workshops, innovation programs and more. He has been involved in startups as co-founder, CEO, director, investor or mentor for over 20 years. Craig co-founded TakeABreak, an online accommodation business that was sold to Fairfax in 2011. He led the integration with Fairfax’s competing business Stayz and the group was later on-sold for $210M. Craig is Deputy Chair of Capital Angels.
Craig is also a scientist. He has a PhD in physics and held research positions at the University of Cambridge (UK) and the Australian National University. He also held executive positions in the Australian Department of Defence for 7 years.