Tate has been an investment industry media publisher and conference producer since 1996. He is the founder and chair of Conexus Financial, which was formed in 2005. The company stages more than 20 conferences and events each year and publishes three media brands. Colin is the founder of The Conexus Institute. Tate served for seven years on the board of Australia’s most high-profile homeless charity, The Wayside Chapel; and he has underwritten the welfare of 60,000 people in 28 villages throughout Uganda via The Hunger Project. In 2021 Colin was appointed as a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia (General Division) for significant service to the community through charitable initiatives. Colin is a board member for NeuRA and chair for the NeuRA Foundation (Neuroscience Research Australia) an independent, not-for-profit research institute.