Nick Stamatiou was the winner of the People's Choice category in the 2019 Business News 40under40 awards. Intellectual property specialist Nicholas Stamatiou recently joined the leadership team at Innovative Foundations to help its move into the Asia Pacific market. Previously he worked with Deloitte to bring intellectual property strategy to the world of professional services. In 2015, Mr Stamatiou pitched the idea to Deloitte and a year later he was offered the job to create the new service in Perth. At Deloitte he managed a team of 20 in the only professional services business with a fully integrated IP strategy and commercialisation practice. Mr Stamatiou is also involved in the Impact Seed and Impact Spark programs mentoring social impact businesses.