CEO & Co Founder, BIRDI Pty Ltd
Sebastian Robertson is a recognised entrepreneur and executive, with a strong social focus. Mr Robertson is the Co-Founder and CEO of BIRDI, a technology platform that enables businesses to integrate drones into their operations by providing an 'end to end' drone management platform.
Prior to BIRDI, Mr Robertson founded the social enterprise batyr and was its founding CEO for 5 years, establishing batyr as a national leader in innovative programs focusing on the engagement and education of young people in mental health. Mr Robertson remains actively involved in the organisation as its Chairman.
The transition from finance (formerly worked at General Electric), to mental health and now implementing drone technology might not sound like the normal career path, but Mr Robertson has always remained focused on ensuring his time, energy and skills are utilised in addressing major society challenges.
Mr Robertson graduated with a double degree in Economics and Commerce from the Australian National University. In 2011 Mr Rob ertson was named Sydney Social Entrepreneur of the Year and in 2013 was recognised by his alma mater as Young Alumnus of the Year.