Of Gungarri and Kamilaroi descent, Alice Beilby is the Founder and Executive Director of Savanna Alliance (Australia) Corporation Limited, a 100 per cent Aboriginal Social Enterprise. Established in 2012 and located in Katherine, Savanna Alliance is a consortium of Aboriginal certified businesses created to advance the path of economic development in urban, regional and remote Australia. Savanna Alliance works with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who need support to start their own business. With 15 years-experience in Government, Alice also heads up her own business, Savanna Solutions, a consulting and contracting company founded in 2008. A strong advocate of paying it forward, Alice is passionate about Aboriginal self-determination and providing the right cultural environment to encourage a hand up, not hand out approach. All profits from the company are reinvested into driving economic development.