Victorian Clean Technology Fund - clean technology, investment, venture capital

Victorian Clean Technology Fund

VCTF Board Members

Joseph Younane - Chairman

Joe has an extensive background over 35 years in technology start-ups and has established operations in Australia for a number of US-based corporations. In addition to managing software and hardware development businesses, Joe has a strong telecommunications background spanning telephony, data communications and fiber optics and has lived and worked in Australia and the USA. Joe has served as a board member of a number of ASX listed companies and is principal of a boutique consulting business, Technology Venture Resources.

Professor Matthew Cuthbertson FAICD, FAIM, FTSE, FRACI - Director

Matthew has an extensive background in innovation and is currently PVC Research Development, Innovation & Commercialisation at Swinburne University of Technology.

He has postgraduate qualifications in both science and intellectual law. His early career was spent in advanced materials research with CSIRO and with ICI Australia. During the 1990s he was Vice President Research & Technology for optical lens-maker SOLA International, and since then he has been Chief Executive of the CRC for Sensor Signal and Information Processing and the CRC for Advanced Automotive Technology.

Prior to his appointment at Swinburn in 2016 Matthew was Deputy PVC, Research & Innovation in the College of Science, Engineering and Health at RMIT University.  In 2003 he was awarded a Centenary of Federation Medal, for his contributions to technological Innovation in Australia.

Ray Wood - Director

Ray is a specialist in bringing new technologies to market with 35+ years of experience developing and deploying Australian innovation and technology into global markets. He holds a B.Sc(Tech) Electronic Engineering, is a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors ; Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia(Ret). Ray was CEO and Managing Director of Cell Therapies Pty Ltd a specialist contract manufacturer and provider of state of the art cellular therapies. Ray is currently a director & principal of Irendos Pty Ltd a private consulting firm.