Luke Freeman

Luke Freeman

Head of Giving What We Can. Motivating people to give more, and give more effectively. Former entrepreneur, technology and marketing specialist. Flawed human animal, but striving in each domain to be a force for good in the world.

You can contact me through the form below if you’re interested in talking about my current projects, collaborating on something wonderful, or if you find yourself in Sydney and would enjoy joining me for a chat, coffee, beer, cycle, paddle, walk or play some music together.

Find around the web on my personal blog, TwitterLinkedInFacebook, AngelList, InstagramTumblr, Reddit, EA Hubs, Strava and probably many other places.

You can also stalk me on less widely used services such as GoodReads, Instapaper, Scribd, Behance, Pearltrees, Wattpad, Diigo, ScoopIt… I’ve been on the internet a long time.

Reaching out cold? You get extra points if you make some connection relating to me or my interests. To help out, here’s some trivia about me:

  • I enjoy long walks
  • I regularly go bouldering (rock-climbing)
  • I occasionally play music at bars, and love a sing-a-long
  • I’ve brewed tonnes of craft beer
  • I prefer black coffee (or soy if it’s done well)
  • I read a lot (especially non-fiction)
  • I watch mostly sci-fi and comedy
  • I’m a plant-based foodie
  • I married my university sweetheart
  • I love being an uncle to three nephews and a niece
  • I’m a dad to 2 cats (+ often foster kittens)
  • I own 5 ukuleles
  • I dream of owning a grand piano
  • I started university at age 15
  • I started first business at age 8
  • I wrote my thesis on political communication and deliberative democracy
  • I represented Australia in rowing
  • My weekends occasionally involve cycling between Australian cities
  • I once contested a seat for federal parliament
  • I lived on less than $2 per day for a month
  • I’ve organised several large conferences
  • I’ve pledge to give at least 10% of my lifetime income (and most of my estate) to effective charities