David Liddiard is a respected Aboriginal and well-known passionate advocate of Indigenous Australians. He is particularly committed to working for improved educational outcomes and employment opportunities for Indigenous youth.
David was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 2009 in the area of Minority Supplier Diversity. He has initiated numerous projects with many organisations to secure better opportunities for Indigenous Australians in February 2014, David was awarded an Order of Australia (OAM) for his services to Indigenous youth, through employment, education and sporting programs.
In 2010, David Liddiard established the business CorporateConnect.AB Pty Ltd. to actively pursue opportunities to link the corporate sector and Indigenous enterprise and employment opportunities.
His business partner, Andrea Harms, has provided strategic and operational management of the business and also worked with David on successfully launching other business arms. Andrea's background as an educator, National Program Manager for the government funded 'Dare to Lead' project for nine years and her own Churchill Fellowship study, have provided experience and skills to the work of CorporateConnect.AB.
CorporateConnect.AB Pty Ltd is committed to closing the gap in Indigenous disadvantage. We work directly with business, government agencies, schools, not for profits and Indigenous communities to achieve improvements in education, employment and financial security and independence for this country's original inhabitants.