Innovation contacts

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The Office of Business Engagement & Commercialisation (BEC) provides experienced development support and advice on commercialisation and intellectual property, patent management, new ventures and entrepreneurship, major commercial research partnerships, and new research business opportunities.

We partner with researchers, allied parts of the university and external entities to help create impact through commercial engagement.

Strategic oversight is provided by Professor Keith Nugent, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation)

Connect with world-class expertise, innovations and infrastructure by collaborating with ANU. Contact us via the below details and we will put you in touch with the right person.

Name Contact details
Innovation ANU

+61 2 6125 1888


Innovation ANU is comprised of the following teams that lead a range of business development and commercial support services for ANU:

To discuss collaborative research and/or commercialisation opportunities, get in touch with the team at the Office of Business Engagement & Commercialisation:

Name Contact details

Dr Keats Nelms 

Chief, Research and Innovation Services

+61 2 6125 2524


Kiara Bechta-Metti
Commercialisation & IP

+61 407 234 248


Dr Ed Bertram

+61 6125 1328


Karen Jackson
Business Development

+61 450 798 494



Elaine Stead

New Ventures & Entrepreneurship 


Ewa Ziolkowska
Stakeholder Relationships Manager
+61 2 6125 9397




To discuss tender opportunities, project management, consulting, executive education and engagement opportunities, get in touch with the team at ANU Enterprise:

Name Contact details

Anthony Pagès 

ANUE Chief Executive Officer

+61 2 6125 0984

Elouise O'Toole
Tender Opportunities | Consultancies | Executive Education

+61 2 6125 0944

Jennifer Burgess
Project Management

+61 2 6125 0943

Susan Blain
Engagement & Marketing

+61 2 6125 0942

Not sure who to speak to? Email and we will put you in touch with an appropriate contact.

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