Director, Entrepreneur, and Producer in Jakarta, Indonesia
First Planet / Hiiiya
Brett is a creative entrepreneur, Innovation driver, growth hacker and storyteller.
Sector agnostic, Brett loves designing enterprises for success and Impact in a rapidly changing world.
Brett's unique perspective has been shaped by 20 fascinating years in APAC and a diverse range of professional and personal experiences.
Cultivating a deep understanding of the human condition, Brett has apprenticed under some great teachers, including the spiritual Master, Ratu Bagus; the sorceress, Shankari; and the mystic Shunyata. With a background in both Occidental and Oriental mysticism, Brett has sat in sacred ceremony countless times, studying and practicing a variety of authentic shamanic healing practices.
A keen futurist, Brett recognises innovation arises at the nexus of radically different ideas. Interests include sacred geometry, communications technology, Conscious capitalism, gemmology, enterprise planning, circus arts, human rights law, water dynamics, cooperative optimisation, crowdfunding, biodynamics, nutrition, carbon management, and our human future.
Brett has a blackbelt in Tae-Kwon-Do, has trained in Selat, Chi Gung, and circus skills; and in his younger years, toured China, Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia as a performance artist.
In Australia, Brett has produced a stage show (Carlotta's KingsX) at the Big Top Luna Park, a NYE Gatecrasher tour, and worked as a business development consultant, project manager, producer and proposal writer on successful events, pitches, and projects, including the co-development of a provisionally patented water saving device.
As a conceptual artist, Brett produced for the Subsonic Music Festival 2010 - 2016 (pax 5000), programming over 550 hours of diverse entertainment including aerial, cabaret, burlesque, bands, DJs, multimedia and integrated spacial design incorporating intelligent lighting, video, and performance.
Other character-building projects have included co-facilitation at the Western Cape York Youth Summit (a 4-day residential retreat for 45 indigenous youth from 4 communities), and environmental activism through his social media channel, Smart Upstart.