Rachel is a currently studying Law and IT.  In 2015 she co- founded the app Clothesline with three other QUT students. Clothesline was acquired by Bouytne and Rachel is working on Top & Tail Designs. She is passionate about Brisbane's Startup community and is looking forward to welcoming and encouraging more people (especially students!) to join.


Timothy is currently studying Medical Engineering and Management. He has a strong passion for building communities and culture. He is particularly interested in intrepreneurship (corporate innovation) and using digital to accelerate innovation and experience improvement. Timothy is passionate about providing students with the tools and support to become the innovators of tomorrow, today.


Sam is currently studying his post grad in Law at QUT after completing a Bachelor of Business. His passion is for entrepreneurship, finance and technology. Sam is one of the founders of Texchange – an app for students to buy and sell their textbooks to each other. His experience and passion for student entrepreneurs is a valuable contribution to the QUT Starters team.




Annabel studies post grad Law at QUT. She is a co-founder of Speak To Scout, a start-up born out of the Disrupting Law hackathon. Scout is an intelligent chatbot that provides legal guidance to social media users. Annabel hopes to encourage more students to take advantage of the opportunities created by QUT Starters that she knows to be so valuable from firsthand experience.

Events coordinatorS

Jackson is currently studying an industry based Business degree at QUT, geared towards economics and technology. Outside of studies, he has been keenly exploring and participating in Brisbane’s small business and startup scene for the past 4 years, through business and social enterprise ventures. Jackson is an all round advocator of student entrepreneurship and hopes to see Starters grow as a bond between students and our city's startups

Josie is currently studying Law and Journalism, and has also studied Biomedical Science. She is passionate about the creative side of technology and innovation.  She is  excited at the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded students, and work alongside startups to help execute ideas.


Michael is currently studying Law and Finance. He believes that everything is capable of improvement, and is passionate about building solutions. Michael is a co-founder of sNET - an app for connecting students to their peers via instant messaging, within their subjects, within a distance of their convenience. His own experiences provide him with valuable insight and empathy towards the student start-up ecosystem.


Jake is currently completing a degree in Law. Jake is passionate about seeing initiatives develop from the ground up and is actively involved in delivering networking and professional opportunities to QUT students. Jake is looking forward to liaising with QUT Law Faculty and the legal industry to provide better platforms for students to develop their innovating interests and ideas.


Science and Engineering Representative

Lachlan is a Property Economic and Spatial Science student. He is passionate about QUT and helping student discover the links between academia and entrepreneurialism at QUT. Lachlan is looking at doing his own start-up in the Spatial Science field to improve efficiency in the property development industry.  Lachlan looks forward to meeting you at club events and welcomes any questions students might have.

IT Representative



Caitlin is currently studying Business and IT with a particular passion for economics. She believes in the importance of developing IT skills amongst young people, being involved in Westpac’s Young Technologist scholars group and Code Camps across Brisbane primary schools. She is excited to be involved in the fast pace growth of QUT starters. 

Creative Industries Representative

Larissa is a fourth year Business and Creative Industries student. She has a passion for fashion business and innovative solutions to common issues in the globalised fashion market. She hopes to increase engagement amongst creative industries students.


Health Representative



Macabe is currently studying Law and Biomedical science. Majoring in Cell and Molecular Biotechnology, Macabe hopes to pursue his interests in Intellectual Property and innovation in the Health sciences. He is passionate about agriculture, improving the quality of life for those in regional areas, and for the last two years has been a part of the QLD Youth Parliament. Macabe hopes to encourage others, no matter what their passions are, to make the most of the opportunities that QUT Starters can offer.

Education Representative

- position is still open, if interested please contact us -