Jan Tennent

Scientist, Industry and Research Executive, Facilitator, Mentor

Jan Tennent

CEO, Biomedical Research Victoria

About Me

Jan is the CEO of Biomedical Research Victoria, the only collective voice for Victoria’s health and medical research community of universities, research-intensive hospitals, medical research institutes, CSIRO and others. She is a respected senior executive, networked business leader and founder of ConnectBio consultancy with international and national experience across a range of industry sectors. Jan has a proven record of contribution and accomplishment in both NED and management roles in not-for-profit organisations and highly matrixed organisations including CSIRO, CSL and Pfizer. Renowned for her trustworthiness and diligence, for forging and nurturing relationships and her persuasive negotiation style, Jan brings innovation, strategy, expertise and good humour to all that she does.


PhD (Monash University)
Graduate Certificate of Management (Deakin University)
BSc (Hons) (Monash University)
Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors

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