Our Team | Leadership 

ACTI’s Leadership Team

ACTI’s team has local knowledge of and networks in China and Australia, who have come together to facilitate China market entry development success.

Rob Scott

ACTI Managing Director

Rob has 20 years of experience advising and mentoring life science start-ups with EY and 9 years in China through his own China-based advisory firm. He has worked to help more than 200 health and tech start-ups find success in China.

Glenn Cross

Chair Advisory Board

Glenn has accumulated over 40 years of experience in commercialising Australian science from R&D through to capital markets and investments. Glenn was formerly on the advisory committee for multiple programs such as the MTPConnect Bridgetech program, the BioMedTech Horizons Fund (BMTH) etc.

Alex Ascenzo

Incubator Manager

Alex has over six years’ experience in laboratory management and research divisional operations for research institutions PMCC and Baker IDI. Alex has also contributed to case studies relating to high-tech funding start-ups as a research assistant for the school of business and management at La Trobe University. He has also worked as an analyst for the department of Innovation, Commercialisation and Technology Transfer at La Trobe University.

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