Location: Sydney, Speciality: Insight

Martine Barrie

Founder Happen Australia

Martine brings her infectious can-do mentality to everything she does – ‘no’ is never the answer.


  • Economics, Honours, University of Manchester
  • Myers Briggs & MTR-i Practitioner
  • Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Previous incarnations:

  • Partner, Synectics
  • Strategic Planner, Lintas Australia
  • Account Planner, Lansdown Euro
  • Market Research, Spiller Foods
  • Market Research, Dairy Crest/MMB

Guiding belief:

  • As Theodore Levitt once said, “Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.”


  • Making new things happen
  • The inner workings of blow torches … essential kit in the making of silver jewelry
  • Hot yoga
  • Painting canvases
  • Spending time with family

Proudest of:

  • Heading up Happen Australia