Our team of commercialisation specialists and operational staff work closely with researchers to optimise the impact of research conducted at Victoria University of Wellington
- Senior Commercialisation Manager -
Ryan is responsible for a wide range technologies, with a particular focus on the area of biochemistry.
Ashwath is responsible for Viclink’s engineering, medical devices and advanced physics portfolio.
- Commercialisation Manager -
Janice is responsible for supporting Viclink's biochemistry portfolio (alongside colleague Ryan Graves).
Liam manages the Architecture, Design, and ICT portfolios.
- Senior Commercialisation Manager, International -
Peter is responsible for Viclink's international relations strategy.
Matt is responsible for assisting the Ferrier Research Institute's 'fungal factories' team to commercialise their research.
- Manager Knowledge Transfer -
Knowledge Transfer applies Victoria’s knowledge and expertise to capability and capacity building projects, particularly in development and education.
- Entrepreneurship and Marketing Manager -
Responsible for programmes and initiatives that foster an innovative, entrepreneurial culture across every faculty at Victoria.
- IP Manager -
As Viclink's Intellectual Property (IP) Manager, Stephanie is responsible for protecting the company’s IP portfolio.
- Licensing & Portfolio Manager -
Julie is responsible for helping Viclink's commercial team negotiate and manage licenses and contracts. She also advises our portfolio companies on IP and strategy.
- Chief Executive Officer -
Anne is responsible for delivering Viclink’s 10-year strategic plan—targeted at achieving substantial community impact from Victoria University’s publicly funded research programmes.
- Director -
Geoff's focus is raising capital, forming international partnerships, and providing strategic direction to commercialisation at Victoria University.
- Human Resources Manager -
Anna manages all aspects of Viclink's human resources function.
- Finance Manager -
Mark Rathbun manages financial processes and information for both Viclink and its start ups.
- IP Specialist -
Responsible for determining the viability of early stage research discoveries.
- Senior Administrator -
Frances provides the administration support that keeps Viclink running smoothly.
- Management Accountant -
Darren handles Viclink's month-end financial processes and provides financial analysis support.