PASPALIS CORPORATION

Harley Paroulakis

Harley Paroulakis

CEO Paspalis Corporation, CEO & Founder Paspalis Innovation Investment, CEO & Founder Darwin Innovation Hub

Harley Paroulakis is the CEO of Paspalis Corporation, a seasoned leader dedicated to fostering innovation and sustainable growth in the Northern Territory. With a strategic vision and a commitment to driving positive change, Harley brings a wealth of experience to his role, overseeing the company’s investment management, the Darwin Innovation Hub, and a diverse commercial property portfolio.

Harley Paroulakis serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Paspalis Corporation, CEO & Founder of Paspalis Innovation Investment, and CEO & Founder of the Darwin Innovation Hub, playing a pivotal role in driving innovation and sustainable growth in the Northern Territory.

Harley Paroulakis, as the Chief Executive Officer of Paspalis Corporation, brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to fostering innovation and sustainable growth. As a third-generation Northern Territorian, Harley is deeply rooted in the region’s culture and economic landscape, which gives him a unique perspective and understanding of the local business environment. His role encompasses overseeing the company’s investment management business, the Darwin Innovation Hub, and the commercial property portfolio, where his strategic vision and leadership have been instrumental in driving the company’s success.

His journey as an entrepreneur and investor is marked in our portfolio by a series of impactful initiatives and successful ventures. Harley’s strategic leadership is evident in his management of the company’s investment management business, where he has completed successful direct investments in companies such as BetTube, SPEE3D, and Aliena. These ventures not only showcase Harley’s ability to identify promising opportunities but also his commitment to fostering growth and innovation in Northern Australia.

Harley’s dedication extends beyond traditional business ventures to initiatives such as Equatorial Launch Australia, a groundbreaking project that is developing the Arnhem Space Port in partnership with NASA. This project underscores his interest in cutting-edge technology and his vision for positioning the Northern Territory as a hub for innovation in the Asia Pacific region.

In addition to leading Paspalis Corporation, Harley is actively engaged in industry associations and initiatives aimed at driving positive change and progress.

Harley is a respected member of the Australian Investment Council establishing the Northern Territory’s first venture capital fund in 2018 and has held senior positions with Foundation Capital and Merrill Lynch Bank of America (Singapore) where he was FINRA (Series 7 and 3) qualified and selected to attend its Princeton Invitational in New Jersey to study advanced financial products.

Harley is a Responsible Manager under our Australian Financial Services License and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Murdoch University and Victorian Certificate of Education from Scotch College, Melbourne.