Mr Paroulakis is the CEO of the Paspalis Group of Companies.
In this role he has overarching responsibility of group commercial property development and management, facility services, the Darwin Innovation Hub and Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund.
Career milestones include establishing the Northern Territory’s first venture capital fund in 2018 and Darwin Innovation Hub (DIH) which became the first national recipient of the Federal Incubator Support Program in 2017.
The DIH is a partnership between Paspalis, the Northern Territory Government and Charles Darwin University focusing on 2-way innovation and investment opportunities between the Asia Pacific and Northern Territory.
Mr Paroulakis is a member of the Australian Venture Capital Association Ltd and has held senior executive positions with the Northern Territory Government, Foundation Capital Innovation Investment Fund and Merrill Lynch International Bank Ltd (Singapore).
Mr Paroulakis is a patron of the arts and an advocate of the China One Belt One Road initiative.