Christopher Drake

Operations Director

Brisbane-born Christopher Drake holds a Bachelor of Business Management from the Queensland University of Technology and studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Queensland. He specialises in digital operations, and today uses technology to digitise and automate business processes.

Chris joined Arowana’s venture capital division as a venture analyst in 2015, where he sourced potential investments and assisted investee companies with their respective operations. As one of only 50 Certified Zapier Experts globally and one of only two in Australia, Chris brings a digital first focus to his hands-on role assisting investee companies with updating, automating, and digitising their operational processes, delivering value through streamlining and efficiency, and driving digital revenues through online channels.

The secret to success? Resilience.

The best part about working at Arowana? The exposure to different sectors, and a deep understanding of how those sectors work.