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Ms Tamara Ogilvie

Program Director, RISE


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Tamara is the Program Director of the India Australia Rapid Innovation and Startup Expansion (RISE) Accelerator. RISE is delivered by CSIRO in collaboration with the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), the Government of India’s flagship initiative to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship.

The nine-month accelerator program provides support to startups and small-to-mid sized enterprises (SMEs) who are working on innovative environment technology and are considering overseas expansion between India and Australia.

I am driven to support Australian businesses with R&D and innovation including to successfully and responsibly adopt digital technologies for commercial outcomes, and to commercialise new IP.

Tamara is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) with a background in strategy and operations across SMEs and start-ups in AI, creative industries, financial services, manufacturing, energy, and health.

Graduate Australian Institute Company Directors (GAICD)
Qualified chartered accountant - ACA, with the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales (ICAEW)
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce, University of Sydney
Graduate Certificate in Writing, UTS
ARMF – Accredited Research Manager (Foundation)
Data Science for Innovation micro-credential, UTS
AI Strategy micro-credential, RMIT