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Business Mentor Andrew Darbyshire

How To Improve Your Business's Efficiency and Profit ON PURPOSE

Andrew Darbyshire is a successful Melbourne-born international businessman, author and philanthropist, with an incredibly inspiring story to share.

He founded his software business, PacSoft, in the mid-80’s and now has staff and offices in Australia, New Zealand and the USA.

His path to success wasn’t easy and he has experienced significant loss along the way. The lessons he learnt on his journey, that he shares with you, have allowed him to free himself of his business on a day-to-day basis, to concentrate on his philanthropic interests.

Join Andrew on the journey of how he built his business to be a successful multinational software company. Learn how and why he sold it for millions in 2000 only to buy it back 4 years later for nothing. Discover how he has now rebuilt to it be the leader of its class throughout the world.

Your team will walk away from his presentation renewed, equipped and empowered to make a real difference.

Engage with Andrew and you will discover how:

  • To easily communicate what is expected of your team
  • To build a sustainable business
  • To focus on what is possible and make it happen
  • To embrace the power of being ON PURPOSE®
  • To apply effective risk management to your business

Andrew’s business speaker presentation is a humorous, entertaining and moving account of 3 critical lessons he has learned from over 25 years in business, in the trenches.

Listening to Andrew could potentially make you millions of dollars and leave you feeling inspired and ON PURPOSE®. A good mix of humour and emotion makes Andrew’s keynote suitable for conferences, after dinner entertainment, sporting club functions and business meetings in general.

For an inspirational business speaker at your next event, contact Andrew Darbyshire.

"Just want to say a big thanks from all of us here at the Foundation for Young Australians. It's a rare gift to be able to reach young people in that way. As one kid said in his presentation "Andrew is awesome." Big Prasie from a 15 year old boy! We want to thank you for what you contributed. You had such an impact on those kids I can't begin to describe it to you."

John Kilner - Foundation for Young Australians

Royal Children’s Hospital - Zoo

Zoo After many years of lobbying by Andrew, the new Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne will incorporate a zoo, run by the Royal Melbourne Zoo. This innovation will help catapult the new Hospital’s recognition throughout the world.


Andrew’s appointments include: * Past board member of the Song Room * Board member of Florey Neurosciences Foundation Council * Past Board member Zoos Victoria Foundation * Board member of Petstock Foundation * Past Chairman of CAPRA - Child Abuse Prevention Research Australia @ Monash * Chairman of The Click Foundation  * Fundraising Committee of SecondBite * Patron and Founder of Caitlin’s Retreat * Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors * Chairman of Rees Partners Advisory Group