Ms Kiara Bechta-Metti

Ms Kiara Bechta-Metti
 Position Director
 Org Unit Adelaide Enterprise
 Telephone +61 8 8313 9296
 Location Floor/Room 4 ,  Rundle Mall Plaza ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Kiara Bechta-Metti is the Director, Adelaide Enterprise, the new business unit of the University established in July 2016 to accelerate innovation and commercialisation of research through increasing IP assets for licensing and spinning out into new businesses.

    Kiara has more than 20 years' experience in technology commercialisation, finance and new business creation in Australia and the United States. From 2005-2014, Ms Bechta-Metti led the commercialisation on a wide range of technologies developed at CSIRO across the fields of agriculture, food, health and mining. Kiara has worked in the biotechnology industry as a scientist –  having started her career as a molecular biologist – before moving into regulatory and marketing roles.

    In Australia, she began as a financial in equities research at global financial firms UBS and Deutsche Bank, with a focus on healthcare, medical device and biotechnology companies. Ms Bechta-Metti has also worked for several Silicon Valley-based biotechnology firms, and is experienced in raising funds for start-up companies.

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Entry last updated: Saturday, 22 Jun 2019

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