Evelyn is Director of Commercialisation at Auckland UniServices Ltd. Evelyn’s responsibilities have run the full length of the commercialisation pathway from developing IP and commercialisation strategies for new technologies through to transacting key commercial deals at UniServices.
Prior to joining UniServices, Evelyn was Corporate Counsel at AgResearch Ltd, a New Zealand Crown Research Institute where her role focused on the structuring and completion of commercialisation transactions. She was NZ Corporate Counsel and IP Manager at PureDepth Ltd, when that company completed a reverse listing on the secondary board to the NASDAQ. Evelyn has worked in private practice at Lowndes Associates, a boutique law firm, and at Pipers, a specialist patent firm.
Evelyn is a registered Trans-Tasman Patent Attorney and is admitted to practice as a solicitor in New Zealand. She graduated Beta Gamma Sigma from her MBA at the University of Auckland.