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Lisa develops insights across CSIRO Futures’ science and technology domains toward trusted commercial strategies.

At CSIRO Futures, Lisa develops strategies for Australian industry in light of new, disruptive and innovative science and technology. She has a proven background in creating timely market, industry and technical intelligence that informs strategic business decisions and initiatives. In this capacity, she has worked with a diverse set of Australian industry sectors including renewable energy, space, oil and gas, medical technologies and pharmaceuticals, and cyber security with public and private clients.

Prior to joining the Futures team, Lisa was an Industry Researcher for CSIRO Strategy, Market Vision and Innovation.

Lisa began her career in a medical technology start-up before moving into research and consulting at the Australian Institute for Commercialisation. There, she worked with research, enterprise and government organisations to help understand and assess potential market sizes for new products and innovations. More recently, she helped develop partnerships and commercial programs at the Queensland University of Technology’s Institute for Future Environments.

Her primary interests lie in helping science have real world impact. With her background in biotechnology, she is particularly interested in using human and plant-based biology to explore how quality of life can be improved through innovations.

Lisa has a Bachelor of Biotechnology Innovation (Hons.) and has recently completed an MBA.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2020


  • 2008

    B.Biotech Innov (Hons)


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