About Us

The Partners at Lucidian have decades of business and corporate experience across a range of industry sectors, both globally and within Australia.

This global experience provides clients with the benefits of insight and understanding that will enable them to respond to the challenges and opportunities presented by a fast moving and changing business world. The partners lead a diverse team of highly qualified industry professionals with real-world experience and an intimate understanding of start-up ventures.

They share a mindset and a collaborative approach that delivers successful client outcomes, improved business performance, enhanced shareholder value and a sustainable market advantage.

In addition to ‘hands on real world experience’ the Partners collectively hold qualifications in commerce, business and management, have provided advice to publicly listed entities, and have led organisations both nationally and internationally.

Our Values

Lucidian Partners has established five core values that form the guiding principles and the foundation on which all client interactions are based.

Integrity – an uncompromising adherence to strong moral and ethical principles.
Accountability – always taking responsibility for one’s own actions.
Perseverance – a determination to achieve tasks despite difficulties, failures, or opposition.
Diligence – having a strong work ethic and a determination to accomplish what is undertaken.
Discipline – an ability to focus on the task at hand despite distractions and disruptions.

Our People

Terrence Timms


Terry is a highly respected company director and serves on the board of a number of regulated entities including the Estrala Venture Capital Fund. Estrala is registered with the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science and is a member of the Australian Investment Council.

He is also a Director of Iroquois Capital Ventures a boutique Venture Capital Fund that is also a member of the Australian Investment Council.Terry was the Director of International Operations for Mincom Pty Ltd, a software and services company that provides business software to industries including mining, public infrastructure, defence, oil and gas in more than 40 countries across North America, South America, Australia, South East Asia, Africa, and Europe.

Terry has a Bachelor of Business Management (Marketing) from Swinburne University and over 35 years’ career experience as a management executive and corporate adviser. He has been involved in the commercialisation and distribution of a variety of products and services and has managed a number of successful exits in several companies within the software, agricultural, and food produce industries.

Nicholas Thiele

Chief Executive Officer

Nicholas has an extensive background in business management and in the provision of investment banking services. He has a Bachelor of Science (Business) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (Business Management and Law).

Nicholas also has considerable business development and property investment experience including a period as CEO of RE/MAX Australia. He was the first Australian appointed as an Advisory Board member of RE/MAX International and was responsible for overseeing the growth and development of the Asia Pacific region.

Most recently, Nicholas was the primary executive, representing the lead sponsor, in the establishment of a Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Blockchain to secure $50 million in Federal funding from Universities, government and industry partners including RMIT, Macquarie University, Queensland University of Technology, Swinburne University and Data 61 (CSIRO).

Alan Rose

Chief Operations Officer

Alan is an experienced management executive, corporate adviser, venture capitalist and company analyst with over 35 years’ experience. He has a proven track record of working with start-up ventures, raising venture capital, developing business plans and performing due diligence.

He has held board positions on several regulated entities including a registered Pooled Development Fund, a registered General Insurance Company, and a Licensed Security Dealer. He has an Advanced Diploma in Management and Diplomas in Business Administration, Education, and Teaching.

He has worked collaboratively with stockbrokers and private equity firms to sub-underwrite several IPOs and most recently with the Brisbane Angels to raise early-stage venture capital. He has provided strategic advice to the boards of several ASX public listed including the development of strategic marketing plans.

Binu Mathew

Management Accountant

Binu is an experienced management accountant with proven capability in managing Lucidian Partners's accounting operations which includes financial reporting, compliance to ATO requirements as well as providing support to both internal and external stakeholders of Lucidian Partners.

Harpreet Kaur

Research Analyst

Harpreet is an experienced ICT project manager. Harpreet is responsible for delivering ICT service through proactive development and maintenance, and ICT support to staff within the Company to ensure that the Company runs smoothly.

Karen Xiao

Office Manager

Karen is a communications graduate from University of Queensland. With a background in sales and communications, she is an experienced administrative professional with proven capability in interpersonal communications, issues and stakeholder engagement, as well as scheduling and correspondence. Karen is involved in HR functions, secretarial support, corporate services, and general administration duties at Lucidian Partners.

Corporate Governance

Lucidian Partners adopts the highest standards in regard to Corporate governance:

Rights and equitable treatment of shareholders - we respect the rights of shareholders and help shareholders to exercise those rights. We help shareholders exercise their rights by openly and effectively communicating information and by encouraging shareholders to participate in general meetings.

Interests of other stakeholders - we recognize that stakeholders have legal, contractual, social, and market driven obligations to non-shareholder stakeholders, including employees, investors, creditors, suppliers, local communities, customers, and policy makers.

Role and responsibilities of the board - the board has sufficient relevant skills and understanding to review and challenge management performance. It also has adequate size and appropriate levels of independence and commitment.

Integrity and ethical behaviour - integrity is a fundamental requirement in choosing corporate officers and board members. We have a code of conduct for our directors and executives that promotes ethical and responsible decision making.

Disclosure and transparency – we will clarify and make publicly known the roles and responsibilities of board and management to provide stakeholders with a level of accountability. We have implemented procedures to independently verify and safeguard the integrity of the company's financial reporting and will ensure that disclosure of material matters will be timely and balanced to ensure that all investors have access to clear, factual information.