Working with the Impact Fund Manager of the Year

We’re very pleased to be producing the story of the Asia Pacifics Impact Fund Manager of the Year, Kilter Rural. Kilter are world leading agricultural regenerators, managing over 9,000 hectares of farmland, and are regarded as one of Australia’s largest and most experienced water investors. With funds under management exceeding $500 million, they were the […]

Visiting Hatchlab, Portland, Oregon USA

During a recent visit to the USA, we were able to spend time in Hatch Innovation, otherwise known as the “Hatchlab” – a nonprofit social enterprise, founded in 2004 by Amy Pearl. Hatch’s mission is to enable citizens to launch enterprises that improve communities, built on the conviction that “ordinary citizens have immense untapped capacity […]

Asia Pacific Impact Investment Summit

As part of Bravo Charlie’s alignment with the Impact Investing industry, it was our great pleasure to attend the 2019 Impact Investment Summit, expand our network, learn a tremendous amount, get inspired and interview 3 of the leading names in Impact Investing that can be found at

Australia China Business Council Victoria AGM Video

Bravo Charlie was front and centre for the yearly wrap-up of the Australia China Business Council’s Victoria branch, as we had created the video summarising the many events and insights provided to the member base, including having our company mentioned for the work we had done through the year! A great organisation we are proud […]

Launching Asia Society Australia in Melbourne at the National Gallery

A great pleasure to join over 400 guests at the National Gallery of Victoria for the official launch of the Asia Society Australia in Melbourne at the Hawker Ball! Read more about it from the Premiers office – #hawkerball Below:  Dan Andrews, Premier of Victoria, Philipp Ivanov, CEO of Asia Society Australia and Philip Bateman, […]

Hamer Scholarship awarded to Philip Bateman for China

Our CEO has been awarded a Victorian Government Hamer Scholarship to focus on developing his Asia Capabilities, acting as an Ambassador for Victoria and will be studying Mandarin full time at Suzhou university, near Shanghai, between February and July 2020. Philip Bateman, shown below accepting the award from the Hon. Martin Pakula, Minister for Jobs, Innovation […]

Smarter Impact launches with 40 business & world leaders!

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I’m really excited to share with you a reference tool for the insights, education and inspiration so many amazing business leaders have shared with me in the last year – from Impact Investing to China relations, Government, Funding and Taxation, Science and Technology, the Arts and Business 101 – 40 interviews available for you in […]

17 million views in a month – Sir Philip Wollen OAM goes viral

6 years after we put Philip Wollen and the Kindness Trust on the digital map, ‘Life Changing Videos’ with an audience of 9 million reached out and asked to feature Mr Wollen’s maiden speech – with some title additions and on-screen captions, the video has ‘gone viral’ and is reaching far and wide A Speech […]

Swisse, Coles, Daimler, Lockheed and Bunnings

It’s been a big 6 months for one our long standing clients, who we have been providing an outsourced Marketing and Communictions Director service for over 4 years – Design Industries are Atlassian Platinum Enterprise Partners and working closely with a digital implementor, we have successfully launched the new website, including the SEO (Search […]

Bravo Charlie are $50K Boost Your Business Grant Providers

Do you know a Victorian based manufacturing business that has their sights set on the world? It is our great pleasure to officially announce Bravo Charlie are Registered Service Providers in the Advanced Manufacturing Stream of the Victorian Governments Boost Your Business voucher program through to December 2019, providing dollar for dollar matched grants up […]

Presenting Digital Media Marketing to AMTIL

As a company member of the Advanced Precision Manufacturing and Technology group, plus an advisor to the Federal Governments Entrepreneurs Programme, we had the opportunity to present a session on Digital Marketing Systems and Story telling for Industrial and Agricultural companies, to both the management of and their EP advisor group. It was a great morning, […]

Bravo Charlie are 2017 Australian Tarmac Rally Champions

Very pleased to say that Philip Bateman and his navigators Anthony Condon and Paulina Hryniewiecka, have completed and won, 4 out of 4 events in the 2017 Australian Tarmac Rally Championship, in the TSD (Time Speed Distance) / Regularity class, meaning from the Lake Mountain, Mt Baw Baw and Snowy River Sprints, plus the Great […]

Presenting to the Federal Governments Business Advisor Network

Take 8 minutes to watch 8 videos and learn the highlights of a 1 hour session presented to the Federal Governments Business Advisor network, by Philip Bateman, Managing Director of Bravo Charlie During the 2017 Annual Conference for Business Advisors of the Australian Governments Entrepreneurs` Programme, held mid July in Canberra, I had the opportunity to […]

B2B/B2C Exec training at Alibaba, Hangzhou, China

Our founder & MD Philip Bateman went to Hangzhou, China, to participate in the Alibaba ‘B2B and B2C Executive training’ aka the ‘Alibaba Dream-Trip’ – his third trip to China, the first being as part of his Masters Degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, during an Asia Pacific Business Study tour, the second exhibiting Bravo Charlie […]

Appointed as Aus. Gov Department supplier

Very happy to announce Bravo Charlie has been appointed as a supplier for the Australian Governments Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development through to 2020, via the ICT Services Panel, in the areas of Enterprise, Information and Application Architecture, Web Services, Audio Visual and Video services 🙂  

Bridging to Asia, ROAR and Bravo Charlie’s 8th Birthday

(video transcript follows) 22nd January 2017, means it’s Bravo Charlies eighth year of incorporation and 8 being lucky number, it’s time we’re getting serious about about our bridge to Asia for Australian companies! Late last year we incorporated in Hong Kong – special thanks to John Barclay and the team at Primeasia Corporate Servicess, HSBC […]

Fuel saving technology hits Australia

I got back to Melbourne from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Friday – I flew over to see for myself if they were A. honest and B. serious – take a look for yourself; The guts of it is the electric axle generates an average of 15% fuel savings, then as an auxiliary power unit engine idling […]

Bravo Charlie incorporated in Hong Kong

It’s official! 7 years and 9 months after incorporating Bravo Charlie in Australia, we are now also incorporated in Hong Kong! Thanks for all the support folks, every day in every way, it’s been a pleasure to support your growth and tell your stories, onwards (and northwards) – the Orient awaits!

19th China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT)

The 19th China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT) was an incredible event, to which the Australian Business Forum team ( and Mr Ray Evans did a terrific job organizing one of the two Australian pavilions – A special thanks to Kate Ritchie, Yao Cheng and the team at for their help in […]

Interview with Entreprenuer

Please visit the post on LinkedIn – Dean Woodall approached me as an interview subject for his Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship subject at Victoria University; having spent years interviewing others, I feel quite honoured to be able to share with you an insight into our work at Bravo Charlie that is more than a simple […]