Tim Nelson will be commencing his position as the IPAS Project Manager on 24th April.
Tim’s background is in biomedical engineering and he previously worked at The Bionics Institute in Melbourne, developing and trialling novel implantable devices and strategies for the prediction and treatment of seizures in patients with chronic epilepsy. As an engineering professional, this also incorporated aspects of intellectual property identification and commercialisation strategy development. He studied post-graduate Management at Melbourne Business School prior to taking up a role with Save the Children (Vanuatu) in the development and humanitarian space. As Director of Operations, he was responsible for a large-scale humanitarian program over a 10-month period following Cyclone Pam.
Most recently, Tim worked in the Research & Business Partnerships branch of the University of Adelaide as an industry-engagement specialist, with an interest in innovation, entrepreneurship and tech-transfer.