Duco van Breemen

Duco is the founding General Manager of Haymarket HQ (HHQ), Australia’s first innovation hub and co-working space supporting entrepreneurs to grow into Asia. Today he leads a team that successfully services the Australia-Asia cross border company market via various initiatives such as the China Canvas Challenge and Sydney Landing Pad. Prior to coming to Australia, Duco studied and worked in China for seven years.

Among other things, he supported a state-owned company venture abroad, helped form one of China’s first industrial incubators and became well-versed in B2B sales in China. Originally from the Netherlands, Duco speaks Chinese and obtained degrees from the Netherlands, China and the U.K. and founded multiple startups in the past.