Non Executive Director - Chair of the Board @ Find-Me Technologies
Non Executive Director @ QUT Creative Enterprise Australia
The University of Queensland
I have enjoyed a career focused on the commercialisation of new products and technologies: and have a passion for innovation and entrepreneurship. My technical area of expertise is plant biotechnology, however with postgraduate qualifications and twenty years experience in management I am best described as a generalist manager. My early career was in senior management (including as
I have enjoyed a career focused on the commercialisation of new products and technologies: and have a passion for innovation and entrepreneurship. My technical area of expertise is plant biotechnology, however with postgraduate qualifications and twenty years experience in management I am best described as a generalist manager. My early career was in senior management (including as CEO and significant equity partner) in companies breeding and distributing globally new cultivar of food, foliage, forestry and flowering crops. I have since worked with companies in the biotechnology, clean technology and technology sectors as consultant, mentor, advisor, director and coach. My ambition is to continue to make a meaningful contribution to the development of knowledge based industries in Australia.
General Partner and Executive Director @ OneVentures is a venture capital firm managed by partners with strong operational experience and track records in founding, building, managing, investing and exiting technology based companies. The firm has offices in Sydney and Brisbane, Australia and Boston, USA. The firm specialises in the provision of funding for Clean Technologies, Life Sciences and companies in the IT&T / New Media sector.
The OneVentures Innovation Fund has a 10-year life and is seeking to realise its investments from year 4 onwards. The fund is backed by $20 million from wholesale investors and $20 million from the Australian Government’s Innovation Investment Fund (IIF) program.
The Fund is managed by three partners:- Dr Michelle Deaker, Dr Paul Kelly and Anne-Marie Birkill. From April 2010 to Present (5 years 9 months) Non-executive Director - Chair of the Board @ CharmHealth is a Brisbane-based IT company servicing the oncology market. Charm software improves the safety, quality, effectiveness and efficiency of care for patients with cancer. Charm’s products are deployed at more than 100 sites across Australia – including a number of top tier hospital oncology units.
http://www.charmhealth.com.au/ From March 2013 to Present (2 years 10 months) Brisbane, AustraliaNon-executive Director @ TheBestDay Pty Ltd (TBD) is developing and taking to market a social planning tool for the web and phone that makes it easy for a group to agree on details of an activity, including time and place.
For users, TBD provides a free social planning tool, available online for desktop and mobile and as a phone app.
For businesses, TBD provides a platform to make planning easier for their target customers. A business can add a customized PLAN widget to their website and will be able to promote plan suggestions to targeted TBD users potentially securing revenue from these valuable group bookings.
TBD's vision is to be the global platform for users to make plans happen and for businesses to connect with potential customers based on what they are planning to do. From March 2013 to Present (2 years 10 months) Sydney, AustraliaDirector - Australia @ Springboard Enterprises assists women owned and women-led companies to prepare and secure growth capital investment. Working with and through Springboard Enterprises USA, which has raised over $5.5Bn in investment for over 500 companies in the US, the first Australian program completes in 2013.
http://www.springboardenterprises.org/australia From October 2012 to Present (3 years 3 months) AustraliaIndustry Fellow @ An active member of the vibrant UQBS community
Co-presenter of the annual "Women In Research Leadership" professional development program
Judge for UQ Enterprize competition 2007-2011
http://www.business.uq.edu.au/staff/details/anne-marie-birkill From July 2010 to Present (5 years 6 months) Non-executive Director @ Mobile start-up creating cloud-based services for any smartphone – even sub- $100 devices on 2G networks. From May 2012 to Present (3 years 8 months) Sydney, AustraliaMember @ From August 2012 to August 2013 (1 year 1 month) Canberra, AustraliaNon-executive Director @ From December 2011 to July 2013 (1 year 8 months) Non-executive Director @ From September 2010 to July 2012 (1 year 11 months) Director @ From August 2008 to January 2012 (3 years 6 months) President @ From 2007 to April 2010 (3 years) Chief Executive Officer @ From January 2005 to April 2010 (5 years 4 months) Associate @ From November 2003 to January 2005 (1 year 3 months) Manager Corporate Development @ From 1998 to 2003 (5 years) Product Development Coordinator @ From August 1996 to August 1998 (2 years 1 month) General Manager/Part-owner @ From 1988 to 1998 (10 years)
MBA @ The University of Queensland From 2000 to 2002 BSc @ Flinders University From 1981 to 1985 Anne-Marie Birkill is skilled in: Business Planning, Negotiation, Marketing, Product Development, Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Commercialization, Business Strategy, Strategic Planning, Start-ups, New Business Development, Change Management, Project Management, Marketing Strategy, Research
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