Tim Carroll - Austrade State Director Victoria and is the senior representative for Austrade in Victoria
Tim comes from a background in medical science, technology transfer and commercialisation. He has experience in executive management in the medical and health sciences, international market development work in Asia, and innovation and commercialisation support. He had a long career at CSL, one of Australia's largest and oldest biotherapeutics companies which operates a global business and produces blood plasma products, vaccines and pharmaceuticals. There he managed a number of technical teams and CSL's international market development work in Asia. While in this role he resided in Singapore for a 2-year period from 2006 to 2008 and has a great deal of experience growing global businesses. Tim has also run his own consulting firm and managed La Trobe University's intellectual property portfolio and Knowledge Transfer Office. He has also worked extensively with start-up companies and raised venture capital funds to support these companies. Tim’s scientific specialities as a Medical Scientist are Blood Transfusion Medicine and Toxicology (i.e. snakes, spiders and other venomous creatures).