Omar De Silva

Omar is an entrepreneur, investor and advisor. Over the past decade, he has focused heavily on the education sector within Australia, launching the nation’s first bachelor degrees in Applied Entrepreneurship and Social Entrepreneurship, before then founding professional education provider The Plato Project.

In 2019, Omar launched ed-tech start-up FourthRev with close friend Jack Hylands. FourthRev is now active in the UK, US and Australia, supporting universities to deliver industry-relevant learning experiences.

Over his career, Omar has also worked extensively as a consultant and advisor, supporting organisations of varying sizes – from micro-businesses through to multi-national corporations – to develop and optimise strategy and leadership for the digital economy. Investments from his career are managed through start-up studio and strategy consultancy, Soar Studio.

In 2018, Omar established For Men Australia – a registered charity solely focussed on proactively developing the mental health and wellbeing of Australian men.