Office of the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur

The Queensland Chief Entrepreneur role is an Australian first in building and promoting entrepreneurship and investment in Queensland.

  • support the development of Queensland’s startup ecosystem by working with incubators, accelerators and coworking spaces
  • connect with regional and remote Queensland to encourage and foster statewide entrepreneurship
  • showcase Queensland startup and entrepreneurial talent to local, national and international audiences
  • stimulate and attract local, national and international investment and venture capital to Queensland
  • support local entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses across the state by connecting them with the right opportunities, people, places, and spaces to help them grow, scale, and create jobs.
  • The Queensland Chief Entrepreneur holds this role for 12 months.

Leanne Kemp is Queensland's third Chief Entrepreneur, following on from Steve Baxter who held the position 2017-18 and Mark Sowerby who held the position 2016–17.

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