Jyrah is our lead for Startup AdVentures, and is responsible for the coordination and facilitation of the programme, including student and host engagement, programme delivery, and logistical planning. He joins us from the Operations Team within Global Engagement, which is a portfolio that UQ Ventures works closely with on many fronts, and was once part of. In his time within Global Engagement, Jyrah focused on providing collaborative support to the broader team in achieving strategic outcomes, and facilitating operational goals.

Jyrah has a particular interest in language and culture, which led him to achieving a Bachelor of Communications with a major in linguistics from Griffith University in 2015. Since then, and prior to joining UQ, Jyrah has spent several years working within the realm of international education and global mobility, cultivating his expertise in international travel requirements, government policy and legislation, and student management.