Mr Doron Ben-Meir

In 2015 Mr Ben-Meir joined the University of Melbourne as the inaugural Executive Director of Research, Innovation and Commercialisation and CEO of University of Melbourne Commercial Limited, before being appointed Vice-Principal (Enterprise) in 2016. As Vice-Principal (Enterprise), he is responsible for the overarching strategic development of the University’s Enterprise Model.

Prior to joining the University, Mr Ben-Meir was appointed by the Australian Federal Government as the inaugural CEO of Commercialisation Australia in 2010 and, from 2014, was further appointed as the Director of the Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Programme.

Over the past 26 years he has been involved in numerous venture capital organisations; has been a founder or co-founder of six start-up companies; and has been an investor, investment manager, and advisor to several other companies.

Mr Ben-Meir holds a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering from Monash University and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

He is the Chair of University of Melbourne Commercial Ltd; a Director of BioCurate Pty Ltd and UM Commercialisation Pty Ltd; the University’s nominee Director on the Board of the NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Centre in SanFrancisco; and a member of the Federal Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme Advisory Committee.

Contact information

Office of the Vice-Principal (Enterprise)
Level 5, Alan Gilbert Building
The University of Melbourne
Victoria  3010  Australia


Executive Assistant

Ms Anne Maree Healey

Telephone: +613 8344 5078

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Mr Doron Ben-Meir