Our Team

Andrew Cameron

Senior Commercialisation Manager

Andrew works on the Wellington UniVentures biotechnology portfolio.

Passionate about advancing life-changing solutions through person-centred healthcare, Andrew has worked in commercial leadership…

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Deja Harrison

Programme Manager—KiVa

Deja joins the KiVa team as Programme Manager covering Kieu Pham while she is on maternity leave.

Deja will be supporting…

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Dr Franck Natali


Dr Franck Natali—a Senior Lecturer in the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, and lead scientist in the University’s Advanced…

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Grant Lumsden

Partnerships Manager & Senior Project Engineer

Grant’s role sees him working across both the Robinson Research Institute to develop their research and Wellington UniVentures to enable…

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Hamish Findlay

General Manager Commercialisation

Hamish is responsible for managing Wellington UniVentures' Intellectual Property (IP) Commercialisation team as they work alongside Victoria University of Wellington’s…

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Jack Clemens


Jack is an analyst in Wellington UniVentures' Intellectual Property Commercialisation team.

As an analyst, Jack is responsible for screening Te Herenga…

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Dr Janice Cheng

Senior Commercialisation Manager

Janice is responsible for supporting Wellington UniVentures' biotechnology portfolio and manages our analyst team who screen ideas to identify early-stage…

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Jeremy Jones

Senior Commercialisation Manager

Jeremy Jones is responsible for Wellington UniVentures' portfolio of biotechnology research. Jeremy has returned back to the Wellington UniVentures team…

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Julia Rothman

Government Liaison-Space and Defence

Julia is responsible for development opportunities for the Robinson Research Institute, focusing on government liaison around the space and defence…

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Julie Crisford

Contracts & Portfolio Manager

Julie is responsible for helping the Wellington UniVentures' team negotiate relationships, contracts, licences and spinouts. 

Julie has been working with Wellington…

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Kieu Pham

Programmes Manager—Education

Kieu is currently on maternity leave until July 2022. Please contact Deja Harrison with any questions.

Kieu works with schools and…

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Liam Sutton

Commercialisation Manager

Liam manages the Architecture, Design, and ICT portfolios. 

He initially joined the Wellington UniVentures team as an Assistant Commercialisation Manager in…

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