Meet Dianne Glenn

Strong scientific credentials

Dianne Glenn is the founder and driving force behind Corelli Consulting, originally qualifying with a PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of NSW,  

Dianne pursued a career in scientific research, gaining extensive lab and field experience in microbial isolation, molecular genetics, molecular biology and biochemistry, and fermentation up to pilot scale.

Dianne initially worked with a private biotech company in both research and management positions, later expanding to government and academic research institutes, including the University of NSW, a Cooperative Research Centre and CSIRO.

Dianne was a senior lecturer in the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences at the University of NSW, and is an invited lecturer to the Australian Graduate School of Management.

Strong commercial credentials

Dianne Glenn has gained extensive experience on the commercial side of bio-industry. Initially Dianne worked as a senior research analyst for a boutique institutional investment bank in Sydney, specializing in the biotechnology and life sciences sector. 

Later she joined KPMG, where she provided sector-related advice to teams within the tax, risk management, corporate finance and transaction services divisions, with clients in the biotechnology, healthcare, agricultural, food, construction and engineering sectors.

As an analyst, Dianne Glenn has provided advice on company valuations, merger and acquisition activity, Initial Public Offerings, as well as the investment readiness of listed biotechnology companies.

A sound business model

Dianne combined both of her areas of expertise in founding Corelli Consulting in 2005. Having worked at the bench, she had deep scientific understanding and training and, as an analyst and commercial adviser, she could see what investors needed from scientists and entrepreneurs in bio-industry. Corelli Consulting blends these two perspectives, bringing a rare combination of scientific and commercial rigour to bio-industry commercialisation.

Today, Corelli Consulting is a respected and trusted source of objective advice and analysis, enabling stakeholders across the bio-industries to make commercial decisions based on facts and their rigorous analysis.

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Client feedback

"Dianne is an outstanding communicator. Her report-writing is excellent and she presents extremely well.

She has the ability to present complex scientific matters in a simple and understandable way for lay recipients. Her presentations are clear – she speaks well and answers ad hoc questions well on the run."
Euan Pizzey
Scientific Research Commercialisation Committee