Andy Sierakowski

Andy Sierakowski

Job Title

Chairman KCA, Director Office of Industry & Innovation, UWA

Biography

In January 2001, Dr Sierakowski joined The University of Western Australia and heads up the Office of Industry and Innovation. He is also on the Board of IPRIA (Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia) and on the boards of two UWA spin-out companies. Dr Sierakowski was elected Chair of Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia (KCA) in 2003. He was re-elected as KCA Chair for a further three year term in 2006 and again in 2009. In this capacity he has developed international linkages with overseas technology transfer organisations such as AUTM USA, UNICO UK, ACCT Canada and ASTP Europe.

Expertise
  • Intellectual Property Management
  • Commercialisation
  • Research Contracts and Consultancy