Dr Amanda Gillon

Amanda GillonInvestment Manager
BSc (Hons) PhD MBA

Amanda has over seven years of life science experience with close familiarity with plant biotechnology and human protein folding diseases.

She holds a PhD in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from La Trobe University together with the agri-biotechnology company Hexima Ltd, focusing on a family of novel circular proteins (cyclotides) that possess potent biopharmaceutical properties.

Since completing her PhD, Amanda worked for three years as a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University in New York City identifying new genetic and biochemical pathways that may be directly relevant to a number of human diseases, most notably cystic fibrosis.

Amanda has an MBA from Melbourne Business School.