Ellen Gorissen currently holds the position of Commercialisation Manager at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Until the recent exit, Ellen was also a Director of DataTraceDNA, a joint venture (start up) between CSIRO and DataDotDNA Ltd. Prior to joining CSIRO, she was Chief Operating Officer of CeramiSphere, a spin out from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and before that Business Development Manager of ANSTO’s Institute of Materials Science and Engineering. Ellen has 20 years of commercial experience in a variety of industries including oil & gas exploration and production, fast moving consumer goods and more recently in investment banking and venture capital. Ellen holds a Master of Business Administration (Distinction) from Melbourne Business School and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Hons) from the University of Queensland. She is also a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.