Lorraine has worked as a dedicated advocate for the biotechnology sector since joining AusBiotech almost a decade ago. In this role she works closely with the broad biotechnology community to inform and support industry development and public policy impacting the life sciences, including economic development, patent protection, medical research and its commercialisation.
Prior to joining AusBiotech, Lorraine has worked in corporate and public affairs roles for a multinational biopharmaceutical company, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, the University of Melbourne and for a (mental) health consumer organisation as an advocate.
She currently sits on the CSIRO Manufacturing Business Unit Advisory Committee, the International Council of Biotechnology Associations, the University of Melbourne’s Master of Biotechnology Advisory Group, is a Director of the Agricultural Biotechnology Council of Australia and Deputy-Chair of the Australia China Business Council’s (VIC) Health and Medical Research Committee.
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