The Hon. Wyatt Roy


Wyatt Roy is an Executive Director of the Tech Council of Australia, and an advisor to SunDrive Solar, McKinsey, and Afiniti. From 2017 to 2022, Wyatt was previously the Managing Director (Australia) for Afiniti, a fast-growing AI platform to optimise customer interactions.

Wyatt served in the Australian House of Representatives and was Australia’s first Minister for Innovation. At age 20, he was the youngest person elected to the Australian Parliament; at 25, he was the youngest Minister in the history of the Commonwealth.

Wyatt chaired the House and Senate’s Joint Standing Committees on Treaties. He oversaw three major free trade agreements with South Korea, Japan, and China. As Minister Wyatt was a key architect of the National Innovation and Science Agenda, consisting of 24 policies across nine government departments designed to expand innovation and entrepreneurship in Australia.

In 2010 Wyatt was GQ Magazine’s Politician of the Year and had been named on Forbes magazine’s 30 under 30 in Asia list.