Larry has extensive experience in strategic planning. He is a regular speaker at industry conferences, and has extensive experience working with government agencies and the media. Larry has served on a number of boards and is currently a director of several organisations. Larry has a BSc in Business Administration from Menlo College, and is a Graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington in Seattle. Prior to moving to Perth in 2006, he spent 17 years at SVB Financial Group, a publicly traded US financial services company specialising in technology finance. He was the co-founder of the bank’s international venture capital practice and responsible for their activities in Europe, Israel and Australia.