We help people in the
creative & digital industries
achieve success.

Strategy, review and advice for businesses doing the interesting stuff.

Bespoke consultancy, research and training, focusing on creative and digital industries.

Strategic planning, training and specialist projects for social enterprises.

Our Difference

We’re specialists: we get creative and digital businesses.

We listen: we put ourselves in your shoes.

We’re connected: we know other great professionals and we provide access to the federal government’s Entrepreneurs Programme.

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Our Process

  • 1

    We help you stop and take a breath. We review the world around you. We map out your options.

  • 2

    We think about what it is you’re trying to do. We suggest a way forward which suits you and helps you get where you’re trying to go.

  • 3

    Only then do we implement. We track your progress. We review and recalibrate as necessary.

David Sharpe

Business consultant

David Sharpe is a management and business consultant, specialising in creative and digital industries companies. His focus is on assisting business owners to identify and pursue opportunities for growth. Hundreds of clients around Australia have benefited from his ability to mix business nous with a keen understanding of the creative process.

His clients include companies in design, app development, games, film & TV, performing arts, media & communications, events management and architecture. In all, he has over 10 years’ experience in coaching and advising creative industry clients.

As well as undertaking bespoke consulting engagements through Sharpe Advisory, David is contracted to Deloitte Private to work with ICT, Digital and Professional Service companies. He has held senior positions with, Generate (specialist accountants to the creative industries) Creative Industries Innovation Centre and Australia Council for the Arts.

He holds a Masters in Management (UTS), is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is undertaking a PhD on entrepreneurship in the Creative Industries.

Entrepreneurs’ Programme

David Sharpe is a business adviser for the 
federal government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme.

Under this programme, eligible businesses can access a free business evaluation and up to $20,000 in matched funding to implement strategies to improve productivity and profitability.

To see if you’re eligible check out the link here. Send David an inquiry though the contact form below.

Sharpe Advisory is contracted to Deloitte Private to provide services under the Entrepreneurs’ Programme, an initiative of the federal Department of Industry, Innovation & Science.