a bit about me...

William Trewlynn


William is a proud Nucoorilma, Anaiwan and Dunghutti man, born and raised in the Western Sydney suburbs. He is a kinship carer for his two gorgeous nieces and has an incredible Brazilian partner. William currently resides and works on Gadigal Country where he has the honour of raising his family.

About William Trewlynn

William is a devoted storyteller, social entrepreneur, collaborator, and facilitator.

In addition, William is an advocate and facilitator for social change with an emphasis on First Nations economic development, circular economics, stakeholder engagement, relationship management and innovative programme development.

William was the Chairperson of Gadigal Information Service (Koori Radio) and the Deputy Chairman of Sydney Metro Aboriginal Council, one of the state’s wealthiest landowners. William was also the founder, director and volunteer CEO of BlaQ Aboriginal Corporation, NSW first Aboriginal LGBTQ+ peak organisation. As a founding member of BlaQ and CEO for almost two years, William is intimately familiar with the governance, operation, and strategic direction of the organization.

William has a Master of Business, Indigenous Business Leadership at Monash University in partnership with the William Coopers institute. William empowers individuals and organisations working towards a more positive future for Aboriginal people and communities by equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to appreciate the intriguing and complicated nature of Aboriginal culture.

William’s understanding of First Nations matters is extensive and is recognised for the development and implementation of First Nations strategy for organisations, stakeholder engagement, communication campaigns, capacity building, creative content development, and cultural education. My experience and years of work in the field of Aboriginal Affairs have informed this perspective.

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