Elevating South Australia's Innovative Women

Sherry Kothari

Managing Director, CRC for Cell Therapy Manufacturing

An experienced South Australian innovator, Sherry established a $60m world class, national centre in Adelaide to focus on new cell generation, reduce their manufacturing costs, fast track them into the clinic & deliver these therapies first to Australians.

She has a core background in medicine/life sciences/materials with business and management skills - a unique combination of skills and experience that is ideally suited to effective interaction and successful knowledge transfer across disciplines. She has a unique ability to understand involved scientific issues (particularly in the life sciences and surface coatings) and to be able to 'pull out' the salient points and to communicate these to other audiences, e.g. commercial, investors, etc.