Mr Bruce Whan

Non-Executive Director

Bruce Whan, BEng, PhD, FAICD, has a background in industry covering a range of research, operations and management positions, followed by a long career in the management of innovation and commercialisation of R&D, in particular from the public research sector. 

For 12 years he was a Director of Swinburne Knowledge and CEO of Swinburne Ventures Limited, Swinburne University's commercialisation company. Bruce was a member of the Commercialisation Australia board and has been director of several companies, mostly start-ups out of Swinburne, and for 10 years was Chairman of the Victorian Innovation Centre Limited (INNOVIC). a non-profit company assisting innovators at all levels. He is also a Director of one Cooperative Research Centre. Bruce has in-depth knowledge and working experience of the challenges of the innovation process and of bringing the outputs of R&D through the commercialisation process to successful market entry. 

Bruce is also a Director of Molecular Discovery Systems Limited and Cortical Dynamics Limited.

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