Anne-Marie Birkill

Non-Executive Director

Anne-Marie was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in May 2021. She is a Venture Partner, Director of the Manager, and member of the Investment and Risk Management Committees for OneVentures.

Anne-Marie has over 30 years’ experience in investment, commercialisation and product development, during which time she has worked with hundreds of early stage technology companies and entrepreneurs as director, senior executive, mentor and business coach. Her interest in the technology sector was forged during 15 years in leadership roles in agri-business companies developing and commercialising new cultivars of ornamental, aquatic, food and forestry plants. Prior to co-founding OneVentures in 2010, she was CEO of i.lab Incubator Pty Ltd, having previously spent five years in the senior management team at UniQuest. During this period Anne-Marie developed successful programs and networks to assist technology commercialisation, start-up formation and growth, as well as capital raising and exit. She has experience of senior management and as a director for listed and unlisted companies.

Anne-Marie is an active participant in the innovation community, including acting on national and state university and government advisory Boards and Committees, and as judge for a number of technology awards programs. She actively champions for diversity in the science, technology and finance sectors.

Areas of expertise

  • Technology
  • Funds Management

Qualifications and professional affiliations

  • Bachelor of Science Ecology (Honours), Flinders University
  • MBA Business, The University of Queensland
  • FAIM