Tamara Mills is Founder and Managing Director of ImpactXHealth, an organization supporting the growth and development of the Australasian health innovation ecosystem through both accelerating value realization and facilitating strategic investments into companies involved in the development of breakthrough medical and healthcare technologies. ImpactXHealth provides investment advisory, due diligence and investment governance services to venture capital funds, private investors and corporate finance organizations. ImpactXHealth also works directly with both private and publicly listed companies to support access to strategic capital and drive value growth.
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 driving asset growth and value realisation. Tamara currently sits on the Investment Advisory Committee of Uniseed, one of Australia’s most successful early stage life-sciences venture capital funds 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 alternative asset portfolio management in having previously managed the pipeline of portfolio of assets (pharmaceutical and medical device products) for Jubilant life sciences in North America, leading investment due diligence, governance, licensing, mergers and acquisitions. Prior to returning to Australia, Tamara built and led the Cardiovascular Business for Jubilant Life Sciences, where she successfully led multiple complex pharmaceutical and medical device products from proof of concept through to regulatory approval and commercialization.
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 holds a Master’s in Business Administration, 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 a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.