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Michael Finney

QIMR Berghofer - Council Member

Michael Finney BEng (Hons) MBA JD FAICD

Michael Finney is a successful lawyer and experienced senior executive with over 25 years of experience in the intellectual property, commercialisation and technology sectors as well as an engineering and bioscience background.

He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from the University of Queensland, an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management at the University of New South Wales, and a Juris Doctor post-graduate degree in law.

Mr Finney is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has been admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia.

He is one of only seven lawyers in Australia to have met the Certified Licensing Professional requirements, recognising his experience and proficiency in the licensing and commercialisation of intellectual property.