26 June 2009
Attachment: Biography of Ms Robyn Baker
Law and life science expert to advise on research future
Ms Robyn Baker LLB (Hons), BA, Grad Cert Mgt, Grad Dip App Fin
Ms Baker is a Partner in the Corporate Practice Group of the Melbourne office of Clayton Utz.
Ms Baker has a background in life sciences and commercial law including as a Ministerial Adviser to a State Health Minister. Ms Baker’s practice focuses on the health, aged care, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotechnology sectors. Ms Baker’s experience includes advising on commercialisation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, infrastructure and an extensive range of commercial agreements.
Ms Baker has held positions as a member of the Australian Research Council College of Experts and various life sciences related Boards. She was given the highest commendation for Australian Life Sciences Regulatory Lawyers in an independent review of law firms by Practical Law Company for consecutive years 2003-2008.
Ms Baker is on the Board of the BioMelbourne Network. She has also been a director of Metabolic Pharmaceuticals Ltd (an ASX listed company) and on the Salvation Army Aged Care Advisory Board (Southern Territory) and the Inner South Community Health Service Board.
|2005||BioMelbourne Network Board - Member|
|2005-07||Metabolic Pharmaceuticals Ltd - Director|
|2003-04||ARC College of Experts - Member|
|2000-04||Salvation Army Aged Care Advisory Board - Member|
|1998-04||Inner South Community Health Service Board - Member|
|1996-98||Minter Ellison - Lawyer|
|1995-||Transport Accident Commission - Executive Officer|
|1994-95||Office of Victorian Minister for Health - Ministerial Adviser|
|1991-94||Minter Ellison - Lawyer|