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Luke helps to build successful businesses through Executive Search, Advice and Investment with a focus on startup recruitment and emerging/disruptive technology. As a bridge between startup and enterprise he has been privileged to work with some of the most exciting businesses in the world – those disrupting established industries and those navigating digital change. Before founding Scale & Swing, Luke’s career in executive search spanned more than two decades during which he co-founded, built and successfully exited/sold his interest in a high profile Executive Search firm (SHK Asia Pacific); ran a $90m recruitment business for A/NZ as EGM of an ASX listed human capital organization (Chandler Macleod Ltd) and led internal recruitment for KPMG. His startup sector experience is extensive – having led the Executive Search Practice for the MitchelLake Group in Melbourne as well as being founding Managing Director for Derwent Digital prior to establishing the startup specialist recruitment firm Scale & Swing. Luke is an enthusiastic participant in the Australian startup community –taking an active personal interest as an Angel Investor and Advisor to startups and early stage businesses particularly around Talent, building a Board, scale up and market entry as well as acting as a Mentor within the MAP (Melbourne Accelerator Program) run by the University of Melbourne; Advisor to Hatcher+ and Skalata Ventures.