Sasha is a leading career advice professional, experienced educator, and a pro at brokering partnerships with a wealth of knowledge drawn from a long career of entrepreneurial and mentoring experience. He is committed to empowering people and creating opportunities for entrepreneurship and connection.
He worked for many years for the Coober Pedy Council, has served as a local and national career specialist with the Australian Industry Group, and initiated youth entrepreneurial programs for HYPA Works and mentored at Techstars Startup Weekends in Adelaide.
In 2016, he was celebrated in the Business Startup Adelaide Community as ‘Mentor of the Year’ for his mentorship of entrepreneurs. His motto, "people make the world go round!" encapsulates his belief in the power of human connections. Sasha remains actively involved in community roles assisting others realise their ideas, grow businesses and become effective leaders.
“Small businesses are the people behind them. Polaris clients learn by doing and they come to realise how their humanity is the essence of business. Like swimming, you can’t learn in the library, you've got to get in the pool!”