Ms Jane Ryan, Consultant CSIRO
Jane has over 30 years of international experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries where she has held executive roles in management of research and development programs as well as business development and alliance management. Jane has worked both in Australia, the US and UK with companies including Peptech, Roche, Cambridge Antibody Technology and Biota Holdings. Throughout her career, she has led many successful fundraising campaigns and licensing initiatives including the awarding of a $230m US Government contract.
Jane currently chairs the Advisory Board at the ithree Institute at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) which studies how microbes grow, live, adapt and survive. Jane was previously a Board Member of the Victorian endowment for Science Knowledge and Innovation (veski), Diabetes Victoria, TechInSA, and the Diabetes Vaccine Development Centre. Jane is assisting CSIRO with its GMP protein manufacture initiative.