Biotech executive joins healthcare VC fund
Kelly Constable has joined OneVentures as venture partner, supporting the venture capital firm's growth in their healthcare sector portfolio.
In addition to her venture partner duties, Constable will sit on the fund's advisory committee and will be a director on the board of Prota Theraputics.
Constable is the co-founder and CEO of AULUS Partners and chief strategy officer for Omico, a company that does oncology clinical trials. She was previously responsible for sales and marketing for therapeutic at Abbott Labs.
"I have great respect for the OneVentures approach to healthcare investing in Australia and the vital role this plays in accelerating life sciences technologies for patients," said Constable. "There is no doubt healthcare investing will be an increasingly important national endeavour for Australia in the post-Covid19 world.
"I look forward to contributing to OneVentures' portfolio architecture and execution and supporting Australia's entrepreneurs."
Dr Paul Kelly, OneVentures' managing partner, welcomed Constable to the organisation. "Biomedical and Healthcare innovation is moving at a rapid pace and both bring their respective and specific backgrounds to OneVentures as we continue to focus on commercialising Australia's exceptional medical innovations globally, especially as technology and healthcare innovation are integrating at a dramatic rate."
Constable is joined on the healthcare team by Dr John Westwater.