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Our team of commercialisation specialists and operational staff work closely with researchers to optimise the impact of research conducted at Victoria University of Wellington

Commercialisation Team

Dr Anne Barnett

- GM Commercialisation -

Viclink's General Manager of Commercialisation. Contact Anne if you want to discuss inventions from the Physical Sciences

Stephen Lorimer

- Senior Commercialisation Manager -

Stephen is responsible for Viclink’s biotech and chemistry portfolios.

Liam Sutton

- Assistant Commercialisation Manager -

Liam is responsible for the Triage Process, the initial stage of the commercialisation pipeline, as well as Easy Access IP.

Peter Lai

- Senior Commercialisation Manager, International -

Peter is responsible for Viclink's international relations strategy.

Phoebe Kwan

- Commercialisation Manager, Digital -

Phoebe is responsible for Viclink's digital technologies portfolio.

Nick Willis

- Commercialisation Manager, Engineering -

Nick is supporting the commercialisation of Viclink's software and hardware engineering portfolio.

Other Team

Geoff Todd

- Managing Director -

Geoff's focus is raising capital, forming international partnerships, and providing strategic direction to commercialisation at Victoria University.

Gary Ward

- Manager Accent Learning -

Accent Learning focuses primarily on Victoria’s knowledge and expertise in teaching and capacity building, particularly through partnerships in the aid space.

Adrian Evans

- IP Specialist -

Responsible for the protection and management of Intellectual Property for Viclink

Julie Crisford

- IP Strategist -

Julie is responsible for helping the University's researchers to strategically protect their intellectual property.

Emily Sullivan

- Entrepreneurship and Marketing Manager -

Responsible for programmes and initiatives that foster an innovative, entrepreneurial culture across every faculty at Victoria.

Anna du Fresne

- Senior Administrator -

Anna provides office management services for both Viclink and Accent Learning.

Iain Devon

- Finance Manager -

Iain is responsible for providing financial support, management reporting and financial oversight to Viclink’s management team and Board.

Jo Hagen

- Assistant Accountant -

Working closely with Victoria University’s Finance team, Jo coordinates all of Viclink’s financial transactions, and supports the Management Accountant.

Dr Shivali Gulab

- Global Strategy & Partnerships -

Based in New York, Shivali represents Ferrier’s therapeutic portfolio to new and existing research partners and clients around the world.

Contact Us

Level 9, Rankine Brown Building
Victoria University of Wellington,
Kelburn Parade
Wellington, New Zealand
P.O. Box 1762