Qualifications: Sam has the following qualifications:
Background: Click here for a short article about Sam’s background and his career, which started at top-tier commercial law firm Blake Dawson Waldron (now known as Ashurst) and has involved providing commercial and legal advice to, as well as managing the commercialisation of ideas, technology and IP of, innovators ranging from individuals and startups through to SMEs and large research organisations. The article is reproduced with the kind permission of the Cooperative Research Centre for Biomedical Imaging Development – one of our valued clients.
Memberships: Sam’s current and past memberships are listed here.
- Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
- Licensing Executives Society ANZ
- Association of University Technology Managers
- Intellectual Property Society of Australia & NZ
- Law Society of New South Wales
- Australian Corporate Lawyers Association
- Golden Key International Honour Society
Meet Professor Clinton Free. Clinton combines academic brilliance with vast practical experience.
Qualifications: Clinton has the following qualifications:
Background: Clinton has vast experience teaching in leading MBA and business programs throughout the UK, Canada and Australia, as well as extensive practical experience – having been engaged by leading global organisations to provide senior-executive training and consulting services in areas including commercial strategy, business valuation, investment analysis, management accounting, risk management, and business-case development for project and proposal evaluation.
Clinton has published widely and also worked for leading global professional services firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and top-tier Australian law firm Allens Arthur Robinson (now Allens).
Meet Peter Anderson: part financial analyst, part computer engineer, and all startup founder.
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Background: Peter honed his knowledge analysing the health and prospects of businesses while working at leading global investment banks Goldman Sachs, Macquarie Group and Credit Suisse. He then turned to computer engineering, working briefly at CSIRO before developing the software and technology for, and founding, his own technology startup (framefish.com). Peter’s background and skills allow him to offer valuable insights into a business’s health, strategy and prospects of raising capital, and also allow him to offer guidance to fellow startup founders.