Prof Jan Tennent is CEO of Biomedical Research Victoria (BioMedVic), the premier voice for linking medical research to clinical care in Victoria.
Representing an internationally-renowned network of universities, academic hospitals, medical research institutes, CSIRO and other research organisations, Jan champions Victoria as a global leader in health and medical research, translation & education – improving health and creating wealth.
With extensive experience in commercialisation, business development and research innovation and translation, Jan has held leadership roles with Pfizer, CSL and CSIRO. She is a Non-Executive Director of Apiam Animal Health (ASX:AHX) and AusBiotech, a Collaborative Professor at Osaka University, Principal Fellow at The University of Melbourne, Fellow of the Australian Society for Microbiology and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Jan is also the founder of life sciences consultancy ConnectBio and a past or present chair or member of a range of government, industry and academic boards and advisory councils.