Dr Bronwyn Battersby brings to CSRM a wealth of project management, research commercialisation and academic research experience.

She holds a PhD in Colloid and Surface Chemistry from The University of Queensland, a Diploma in Project Management from the Australian Institute of Management and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

She spent over a decade in a research academic role at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology at UQ and published 39 research articles in fields such as nanotechnology, biophysics and medical diagnostics.  Concurrently, she gained technology transfer, project management and intellectual property management experience in one of UQ’s first start-up companies, Nanomics BioSystems Pty Ltd, where she held the positions of Project Manager, Project Director and later, General Manager.

More recently, she enjoyed two years with UniQuest Pty Limited, UQ’s main research commercialisation companies. At UniQuest, Dr Battersby worked in partnership with Queensland Brain Institute researchers to identify, package, protect and commercialise early stage technologies.