Peter Malone
Chairman of the Board, CSC Ltd

Peter Malone is the Chairman of the Board of CSC Ltd and an experienced entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience in global financial markets. He has been responsible for raising AUD$100m+ for technology development companies. He has a proven track record in managing technology development programs.

Peter is also the Executive Chairman of Skin Elements Ltd, a biotech company that produces leading-edge natural skin care and sun care products using no petrochemicals. Skin Elements Ltd was publicly listed in 2017. Mr Malone is responsible for the strategic direction of the Company and will take on the role as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Skin Elements.

Previously, Mr Malone had developed a wide range of technology programs, from idea stage to reality. Previous CEO to listed companies, he has a Master's degree from UWA and has taught and consulted in Australia, USA, Europe and Asia in business and management. Mr Malone is responsible for the strategic direction of the Company and will take on the role as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

 Peter is currently completing his doctoral studies at UWA, with a focus on commercialisation, in particular the process followed by small to medium enterprises. He has co-authored several peer reviewed conference papers and book chapters.

Peter Clarke
General Manager - Industry Engagement, METS Ignited

Peter Clarke is the General Manager, Industry Engagement at METS Ignited, the growth centre for the Australian mining, engineering technology services. He is also the founder and General Manager of Innovation Consulting Australia Pty Ltd, an advisory consultancy providing information on commercialisation grants, applications and the management of commercialisation projects.

Peter has a Bachelor of Engineering from University of Western Australia, 1974, and a Master of Science from the University of Surrey, 1978. He has spent most of his career in technology development and commercialisation in a range of industries including mining, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and agriculture. He has been a co-founder of four companies, a robotics and engineering business, a computer vision company, a refrigeration product design company and a mining services company.

He was awarded the WA Innovator of the Year in 2007, made a University of Sydney Innovation Hero in 2011 and accepted the Australian Museum Eureka Commercialisation prize for this work with Scanalyse Pty Ltd in 2013. Peter has worked closely with the innovation and start-up space and is a mentor on several accelerator programs including Curtin Ignition, CSIRO ON, Vocus Upstart, CERI and Start Something.

Professor Tim St Pierre
Chief Scientific Officer, Resonance Health Ltd

Professor St Pierre is a widely published physicist in the field of iron in medicine and biology. He has built a reputation for his pre-eminent understanding of the fundamental properties of the iron deposits that occur in iron overload diseases. Professor St Pierre led the team which developed the non-invasive liver iron measurement technology, FerriScan®, which has been used in over 35,000 patient measurements in hospitals around the world. He has also developed technologies for measurement of liver fat and detection of parasites in human blood, faeces, and urine. He has published over 180 peer reviewed papers in the fields of iron and magnetism in biology, biotechnology, and medicine.

In 2010 he won a Clunies Ross Award from the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering for his work on non-invasive measurement of tissue iron deposits. During 2014 he was an IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer on magnetic materials in medicine. In 2015 he won the Ernst and Young Western Region Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Technology category) and in 2016 the Panos Englezos Prize from the Thalassaemia International Federation for his contribution to the improvement of health for patients with thalassaemia.

Nick Veitch
Commercial Manager, Geo Oceans

Nick is the Commercial Manager for Geo Oceans, a marine survey company using innovative diverless subsea technology to provide customers with safe, cost-efficient and powerful solutions to conduct marine surveys and inspections. Clients include major oil and gas, mining, coastal and offshore construction, defence and government organisations.

Nick is a Chartered Accountant with over 8 years’ experience operating, restructuring and managing oil and gas, mining and marine services companies in Western Australia. Nick has over 6 years of technical field experience in marine construction, commercial fishing, aquaculture and marine survey and regularly manages Geo Oceans marine survey and inspection projects. Nick also sits on the board of Subsea Energy Australia.

James Eggleston
Senior Analyst, Power Ledger

James Eggleston is a Senior Analyst within the Business Development team at Power Ledger, a Federally funded Doctoral Researcher at the Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute, Executive Committee Member at the Conservation Council of Western Australia (CCWA) and Councillor at the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF).

At Power Ledger, James works on project implementation of blockchain applications for renewable electricity trading, asset management and distribution market optimization. At CUSP Institute James’ research is focused on blockchain applications within smart cities and the underpinning utility sectors. At the CCWA and ACF James brings to the board expertise in strategic planning for the electricity sector, smart cities and infrastructure influencing Australian Government Policy.

Event Overview


On the commercialisation pathway with heavy weather ahead? Come and hear from two of our local business leaders how they managed to work their way through some of their commercialisation challenges.

In partnership with AIM WA+UWA Business School Executive Education, the newly launched Commercialisation Studies Centre invites you to join in this national dialogue to foster and share knowledge about innovation, new product development and the process of commercialisation.

In the first of this series, our panel members will focus on their pathway to commercialisation, providing insights in to the many twists and turns as they formulated their strategic approach through the challenges to deliver successfully into a market.

This interactive panel session will be facilitated by Peter Clarke, Innovation Australia and our panel members will include Professor Tim St Pierre, founder of Resonance Health, James Eggleston, Senior Advisor Development of Power Ledger and Nick Veitch CEO of GeoOceans.

Event Code

2 Hours


    AIM WA Leadership Centre
    76 Birkdale Street, Floreat

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