| BCom (Economics & Finance) | Location: Sydney, AU
Shawn is an Investment Analyst at OneVentures and sits within the Venture Credit practice of the firm. He is excited to help Australian startups shape the future and is particularly interested in companies that change consumer behaviour.
With 3+ years of experience working across strategy and operations, Shawn enjoys bouncing between blue sky thinking and working together with companies to solve their most pressing issues. Prior to OneVentures he was a part of the Strategy team at Accenture, working across public and private sectors covering technology, retail, financial services, energy and logistics. He also has experience at Uber, delivering on projects across Rides and Eats.
Beyond the world of tech and startups, Shawn is passionate about social impact, development economics and music. He plays a variety of instruments and occasionally performs, you might even catch him busking on the streets of Melbourne. He hopes to bring the lens of impact, improving welfare and good music to investing – cue the tunes and let the good times roll.
Shawn brings experience across strategy and operations covering a variety of industries and is constantly seeking to learn about new sectors and how technology is disrupting it.
At OneVentures, he sits as a part of investments team for 1V Venture Credit Fund IV and the VGF. He brings a fresh perspective to analysing companies, performing due diligence and supports the team across the deal lifecycle.
Prior to joining OneVentures, Shawn was a Strategy Analyst at Accenture where he worked across a range of sectors with a focus on technology. He has helped clients with growth strategy, M&A, decarbonisation, economic research and project management.
He was also previously an Operations Associate at Uber and worked across Uber Rides, UberEats and Community Operations. He has conducted analysis on consumer behaviour, lifecycles, retention and feedback. Shawn received a BCom from the University of Melbourne majoring in Economics and Finance. He has represented the university internationally at case competitions in Norway and Thailand, providing advice to multinational companies.