Partner, Main Sequence Ventures
Phil is a Partner at the CSIRO’s venture capital fund – Main Sequence Ventures. Here he invests in deep tech founders who are building unimaginable new companies with a strong connection to research. There he has invested in v2food, Nourish Ingredients, Clara Foods, RapidAIM, Coviu, Maxwell Plus and Q-CTRL. Before this he was the founder of Australia’s first Silicon Valley style incubator, Pollenizer, where Phil played an instrumental role in developing the startup ecosystem across Asia Pacific and advised some of the world’s biggest organisations on practical ways to deliver new growth and the cultural change that is required to get there. Phil is a director of Food Agility CRC.