Dr. Anabela Correia,  Director

B.Sc. Hons, PhD (Medicine)

Anabela has over 15 years experience in commercialising technologies and managing and growing asset portfolios. She has worked in senior management roles at  government, large corporate and publicly listed organisations. She has an established track record in identifying, growing and managing intellectual property assets at all stages of development and has played a fundamental role in the identification and strategic planning of 100’s of technologies. She has personally raised >$100M in government and private funding and led negotiations resulting in a number of international licensing transactions and commercial ventures.

Anabela established Inner Maven in July 2009 and brings expertise in the life sciences, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, as well as an established track record in portfolio management,contract negotiation, grant writing, capital raising, licensing, and ventures. 


Zoe Kristall, Commercialisation Manager

B.Eng. Hons, Grad. Dip. (Applied Finance), M.B.A (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)

Zoe has over 10 years experience in the commercialisation of early stage life science and physical science technologies. She has experience in intellectual property management, business development, grant writing, market positioning of new technologies, business planning, financial modelling, contract negotiation, licensing and new business creation.


Zoe has an MBA specialising in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the University of Western Australia, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and an honours degree in Chemical Engineering.



Emile Brys, Commercialisation Manager

B.Sc. Hons, Masters (Medical Diagnostics)

Emile has spent over 10 years working in the clinical trial and biotechnology industries, where he gained significant experience across a broad range of commercialisation activities. He had a successful role in the acquisition of an Australian biotechnology company by an international pharmaceutical partner.


Emile holds a Master's degree in Medical Diagnostics and a BSc.. (Hons.) degree in Cell Biology and Human Genetics.



Heather Hosken, Executive Assistant

B.HealthSc., Grad. Dip. (Project Management), B.Bus. (Economics/Marketing)

Heather has over 10 years exerience in project management in the finance and technology sectors in Australia and the UK.  She has experience in business case development, requirements documentation, project design and build, project testing and project implementation.  Heather assists Anabela with the day to day running of Inner Maven and its projects.


Heather has a Bachelor of Business, a Bachelor of Health Science and a Graduate Diploma in Project Management.




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