Managing Director of ImpactXHealth
Ms. Tamara Mills, MBA, MHEcon, BSc, GAICD
Ms. Tamara Mills is Managing Director of ImpactXHealth, an organization supporting the growth and development of the Australasian health innovation ecosystem through both accelerating company growth and facilitating strategic investments into early stage start-ups through to small cap publicly listed companies involved in the development of breakthrough medical and healthcare technologies.
Tamara has founded, funded and led a number of companies at the intersection of healthcare and the creative industries, including Glucotek, De Motu Cordis, merging design and science to disrupt current state of care, and has a track record in both successful capital raising and driving asset growth. Tamara currently sits on the Expert Investment Advisory Committee of Uniseed advising on investment decisions in the emerging health technology space and actively manages the venture capital funds for Creative Enterprise Australia.
Tamara has extensive experience in the commercialization of innovative medical technologies across the United States, Japan, Brazil, Europe and Australia, having held executive level positions within Australia and internationally at both publicly listed and private companies. Tamara has a strong track record in portfolio asset management in commercial radiopharmaceutical space having previously managed the pipeline product portfolio for Jubilant life sciences.
Prior to returning to Australia, Tamara built and led the Cardiovascular Business for Jubilant Life Sciences, where she successfully led complex nuclear medicine products through to regulatory approval and commercialization. Tamara has directed and coached in programs including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program, CSIRO biomedical launchpad, McGill-X1, Hacking Health and the Australian Health Accelerator. Tamara has a strong passion and drive to accelerate market access of innovations in healthcare, which compliments her background and expertise in global regulatory affairs, health economics and product development.
Tamara has held several board positions in the health technology sector, and she is active in the field of diagnostic and therapeutic technology development, and most recently held the position of Chair of the Health Policy, Regulatory and Reimbursement committee for the North American Radiopharmaceutical Industry organization CORAR in addition to holding a key leadership role for the Medical Imaging Technology Alliance. Tamara has an MBA, Masters in Health Economics, a Degree in Applied Nuclear Physics and a qualification in New Ventures Leadership from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Tamara currently holds position as Co-Chair at Ausbiotech and is on the investment advisory board of the largest university venture capital fund in Australia