About Leigh Harris
Creative Director, ingeous studios
Leigh Harris is a Cairns based Aboriginal business owner and serial entrepreneur with traditional connections to the Kanolu people of Central Queensland and Gungarri people of South East Queensland who is also proud of his Italian and Welsh heritage.
Leigh has been active in the design and digital creatives space for over 20 years and runs ingeous studios a multidisciplinary design studio. Trained as a Public Relation officer with Aboriginal Hostels Limited in Canberra, in the late 1980’s he moved to Cairns in 1993, Leigh works with local, national and international organisations in the creative and digital creative innovation space.
About Julie-Ann Lambourne
Chief Executive Officer, enVizion Group Inc
Julie-Ann Lambourne is Torres Strait Islander woman descending from Mabiaug Islander and Darnley Island. She is Chief Executive Officer of enVizion Group Inc, an Indigenous-owned and operated business in Cairns that specialises in the delivery of development programs. enVizion was established in January 2013 and has grown to assisting up to 500 people in 3.5 years.
Julie-Ann has a wealth of experience with over 20 years in the State and Federal Government in education, employment and training portfolios. She has also worked in the Social Services sector in homelessness, social services and youth. Julie-Ann’s experience includes community development, social engagement, mental health skills and management skills which have translated to the development of programs within the framework of community and individual capacity building for the future.
Julie-Ann is a founding member of enVizion and was motivated by her commitment to delivering better and more creative programs that have the impetus to propel people into a future that allows the individual to identify and commit to. She is passionate in development Indigenous businesses and leaders, and working with disadvantaged people to overcome adversities