zachary anderson

professional footballer, turned entrepreneur as he recognizes the importance of business and investments


Zachary Michael Anderson was born in the small North Queensland town of Ayr in 1991.

As a young boy growing up, he had a natural talent for any sport and whatever he put his mind and energies towards he would succeed. A naturally highly coordinated child Zac soon proved successful as a swimmer, tennis player, surfer, or football. By the time Zac was twelve he had captained the Sunshine Coast Regional Football team to their first ever State Championship. Zac’s performance at this championship was outstanding but his captaincy showed real leadership potential. It was no surprise when Zac was named captain of the Queensland Football team to attend the National Championships in Adelaide.

Zac’s leadership of the state team was exemplary, selfless to the extreme it was all about the team and the team’s performance. Queensland won that National Championships.

Over the next three years Zac captained the Queensland team at every National Championship and what became apparent was his ability to analyse play very quickly whilst keeping calm and composed under pressure.

Zac’s sporting ability spoke for itself, but his character and attitude were becoming the foundations on which he built his future successes. In years 8-10 Zac attended Matthew Flinders Anglican College where he succeeded in every aspect of his schooling academic, sporting, citizenship and culturally. In Year 11-12 Zac moved to Brisbane Boys College as a boarder so that he could pursue his love of football and become a professional through the Queensland Academy of Sport. Zac received glowing reports from BBC on his academic excellence whilst he trained six days a week seeking a professional contract.

Zac played for Australia in Under 20’s and Under 23. Graham Arnold coach of Socceroos identified Zac’s leadership in the U23 game against Iran and followed up by offering Zac a contract with Central Coast Mariners’. 

Zac’s football career speaks for itself, but it is his personal leadership and leadership of others that has been exemplary. His IQ is good enough to get him into Law School, but his Emotional Intelligence has opened new doors all around the world. Some of these outstanding character traits include. Excellent Time Management, Personal Accountability, Excellent Aural and Oral Communication, Flexibility, Team Work, Change Tolerance, Empathy, Trust, Stress Tolerance, Excellent Self Awareness, Social Awareness, Self-management and Relationship Management. Zac’s has played professional football in UAE, Malaysia and Australia. His reputation and personal brand is exemplary and testimony to his great character.


Zac has been advising and developing several successful businesses and like-minded entrepreneurs. With his great attention to detail and finely tuned networking skills Zac has managed this whilst residing in South East Asia.

Samara Capital Investments

Samara is a seed-based investment company with a mission to accelerate the growth of early-stage start-ups in Singapore and SEA.


ShakeFarm is a health and fitness-focused restaurant chain in Singapore focusing on nutritious food an.


Genie creates meaningful connections that spark hearts and inspire people to share themselves authentically and enthusiastically.

Guide Visual

One of Singapore’s leading digital multimedia service company that specializes in corporate photography and video marketing.

Chow Social

A boutique marketing agency specializing in community management, content creation, and social media marketing for F&B and Lifestyle brands.

media & articles

A collective list of Zac’s involvement in the press and media.


D+K came approached Zacus, whilst he was playing for Kedah in Malaysia. D+K at the time, 2016, was a new sportswear company based in Brisbane, Australia. Zacus became their sole brand ambassador, and through time he really enjoyed the role of promoting their collection, wearing and promoting their brand to the world.

Cleo – Bachelor of the Year

Zac was named as a finalist for Cleo magazine’s Bachelor of the Year award 2014. Zac has filled his family and friends in on the voting process.

Community visit to Gosford Hospital

Zac visited Gosford Hospital with the aim of putting smiles on some sick kid’s faces. In a week where the Mariners celebrate #SuperheroSaturday, Zac wanted to visit some of the real heroes of the Central Coast — the doctors, nurses, staff, and most importantly kids at Gosford Hospital.

Football Review Footage

podcast interview

Ep17. Zac Anderson pro footballer, all-round stud! by Paul Knowles