Colin Graham offers insights into business & regional innovation gained from international experience and wide ranging research.

As founder of Causeway Innovation, Colin Graham is in demand as a keynote speaker and has presented on business and innovation topics at industry, education and economic development conferences in 14 countries. Media appearances include The Times, Independent, Guardian, Financial Times, Australian Financial Review, CNBC European Business, BBC Radio and ABC Radio.

Colin draws upon his international business experience, knowledge and practical examples gained from working with hundreds of businesses - from startups to major corporates – and major commercial projects to deliver energetic, engaging and persuasive presentations on innovation topics.

Colin is an excellent presenter and can inspire audiences to see opportunities for their business or region to tap into innovation. His presentations are specially prepared for each event based on the clients needs.

Example keynote topics include:

Beyond Silicon Valley: developing communities of innovation.

Global trends, business opportunities.

Growing businesses and jobs in the twenty first century.

Engines of growth: SMEs as job creators

Startups as job generators: myths, realities and what works.


Colin Graham presenting on regional innovation ecosystems at TEDx Gympie.


What people say

The Pitching Skills course was excellent - it really opened my eyes on the opportunity to start, fund and scale an ambitious tech business.
— Luke Baker, Opencloud
Colin brings with him wealth of experience. When you combine that with his passion and intellect, it is a very powerful combination
— Greg Livingstone, Chair, United Synergies
I found the presenter - Colin Graham - to be extremely knowledgeable, easy to understand, very approachable and professional yet personable.
— Delegate Feedback, Innovation Master Class