As Head of Asset Portfolio, Sakura is responsible for all established commercial partnerships and spin-out companies of the university.  In her role she will be supporting companies on their fundraising and partnering activities, as well as working closely with our licensing partners to maximise value and benefit from the portfolio.

Sakura brings over 10 years of IP and commercialisation experience from the biotech sector and several years of VC and venture coaching experience from the broader life sciences sector in Australia and the UK.  She holds an MSc in molecular biology, Masters in IP law and is a registered patent attorney (Australian).

Sakura's involvement