Graeme Kernich Conf2012

Chief Executive Officer

Dr Graeme Kernich

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CRCSI Board, Research Investment Committee, Audit & Risk Committee

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Docklands VIC 3008


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Graeme is the CEO of CRCSI. Previously he was Chief Operating Officer and Deputy CEO where he was responsible for managing CRCSI operations. He also ran the business development team developing new commercial opportunities, managing partner relationships, delivering commissioned research, implementing project commercialisation plans and managing the CRCSI intellectual property portfolio.

Previously, Graeme worked at RMIT University from 2000 to 2004 identifying technologies for commercial exploitation and facilitating their transfer, primarily in Biotechnology and Information Technology. He negotiated commercial agreements, assisted and led in the creation of several RMIT startup companies, implemented strategies with alliance partners and provided assistance in intellectual property management, project planning and route-to-market strategies.

Graeme has formal qualifications in Business Administration, Governance and Leadership, and a PhD in Agricultural Science.