Tamryn Barker is a co-founder and CEO of CORE Innovation Hub, Australia’s first co-working, collaboration and innovation hub focused on the resources sector. CORE provides a common point for operators, suppliers, researchers, entrepreneurs and startups to connect and collaborate on innovative challenges and opportunities across the oil, gas and mining and mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sectors. Leveraging Australia’s strengths in natural resources, CORE is a growing a network of hubs to support the resources innovation ecosystem, providing proximity to skills, solutions and opportunity along thesupply chain, and a culture of entrepreneurship, open innovation, collaboration and speed to market. CORE’s members and industrypartners are focused on leveraging the opportunities from digital technologies into the sector. Tamryn has worked for a number of international organisations including the European Commission in Brussels, Delegation of theEuropean Union in Beijing, the European Patent Office in diplomatic, trade and economic co-operation posts for over 10 years; and on a number of local collaborative initiatives including the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope project and data science and innovation projects for the resources sector. Tamryn is committed to growing a community of innovators in WA to deliver the ideas, solutions and skills we need into the future.