Bernadette Spinks is Director, Consulting & Implementation Services (CIS) and has led or supported 8 of the 24 current Cooperative Research Centres to bid success. She works closely with consortiums to develop investment-ready projects. Since 2006, these projects, which are diverse, ambitious, exciting and outcome-focused, have received in excess of $865million in grant and philanthropic support.
Bern has been engaged by the University of Canberra as the EPIC CRC Bid Project Manager. She is working closely with other bid team members and partners to develop a competitive CRC bid that will boost the competitiveness and productivity of Indigenous agribusiness.