For our founders, we provide sound advice, decision making support and extra motivation when you need it most. Our experience comes from founding and building our own successful startups and investing in great companies for over a decade.

Alister Coleman
Alister is the founder and Managing Partner of Tempus Partners. He began his career in the dot-com era, and has more than 15 years experience as an investor, founder and trusted adviser to tech companies. In addition to founding Tempus Partners, he co-founded ShippingEasy, a market-leading SaaS company that was acquired by, July 2016.
Andrew Larsen
Andrew is a Partner with Tempus Partners and is an experienced founder and investor. He is a angel investor and director of HealthEngine, and a director of Education Horizons Group, a leading EdTech¬†company. Andrew was a founding board member of StartupAUS an industry body committed to developing the Australian startup ecosystem and also founded Perth’s first tech co-working space.
Hannah Field
Hannah is a Principal at Tempus Partners. She has spent her career with high growth technology companies including Dropbox, Pandora, and Canva where she was heading up business development and operations, and helped Australia’s best technology companies secure amazing engineering talent in her prior work at Lookahead Search.
Connie Lee
Senior Associate
Connie is an Investment Associate at Tempus, and has a passion for startups and technology. She previously spent five years at Macquarie Capital, the investment arm of Macquarie Bank, engaged in principal investment and focusing on identifying, investing and supporting technology and growth-stage companies.
Dan Fleming
Dan is an Investment Associate at Tempus. He began his career at top tier professional service firms, PwC and EY, before transitioning into early-stage and growth-stage startups. He previously led Partnerships at RagTagd, and helped drive Growth Operations at LegalVision, focusing on operational analytics and strategic projects.
Toby Coleman
Head of Investor Relations
Toby is Head of Investor Relations at Tempus. Originally from the UK, Toby moved to Australia in 2008 with Goldman Sachs where he spent 10 years working in the Asset Management Division. Toby has worked in a variety of senior distribution roles at both Perpetual Investments and BNP Paribas Asset Management with a focus on developing relationships with Super funds, Government and Financial Institutions and Insurance Companies.
Nicole McCallum
Head of Community
Nicole is the Head of Community at Tempus and manages our relationships with founders, the startup ecosystem and Tempus’ investors. As a founder, she has an amazing grasp of the journey required to build a startup and gets a kick out of working with founders to accelerate their success.
Annabelle Scott
Investment Operations
Annabelle manages Investment Operations at Tempus. She oversees all operational aspects of the funds, including finance, compliance, portfolio management and internal operations. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant who started her career at top tier consulting firm PwC. Her love for early-stage startups came after founding her own small business and she is also a Startmate Fellow.