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Mark Bouris' most valuable asset...

"What every business owner needs is someone who is going to ask the tough questions. ... The whole idea of a business adviser is having the comfort of knowing that there is someone on your team who's been there and done that."
Mark Bouris, Founder
Yellow Brick Road
(BRW April 2011 p22) 

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“Matt's skills at interfacing between scientist and business are excellent. I would highly recommend him to anyone wishing to learn and get the best deal from another party.”
David Andrews, CEO
Woolcock Institute

Skills Training

"Matt has provided high quality training to senior leaders in our organi- sation over 18 months. Matt consistently receives very high praise by all participants, often with the comment that the training and instruction is the best (short course) they have undertaken." 
Claude Daniel, Nat'l
Mgr NOVA Systems


"Matt was an invaluable member of the team at our eight-day intensive Leadership Program. I was impressed by his skills as a communicator, a thoughtful and creative leader who thoroughly works with his clients to achieve a results-oriented outcome with clear actions and goals."

Linzie Brown, Project Coordinator, AGSM Executive Programs

Principal Consultant

Dr Matt Lohmeyer is an experienced negotiator in the specialist field of intellectual property, patent and trade mark licensing. He has held senior positions in academic and commercial organisations and has over 15 years of global experience in negotiating licensing, investment, strategic partnering, collaboration and contract service agreements with a focus on the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector. He is also trained as a mediator, advises on alternative dispute resolution and facilitates commercial dispute settlements.

In addition to working in his own business, Matt regularly teaches the Scotwork Advanced Negotiation Skills Program for Scotwork Australia, as well as executive development programs in persuasion, influencing and leadership for Streamwise and the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM).

Matt is currently co-authoring the first edition of a book entitled: "Thinking of Applying for a Patent in Australia? Ask the Smart Questions!". It is designed to help inventors, scientists and entrepreneurs with the critical decision making processes involved in patenting their ideas and innovations.

Prior to his consulting career, Matt was Senior Business Manager at London-based CRC Technology, Associate Director - Biotechnology & Medicine at Unisearch and a member of CSIRO's Corporate Transactions Team.

Matt is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), a member of LEADR, the professional association of dispute resolvers, and a member of the Licensing Executives Society Australia & NZ (LESANZ). He managed the activities of AusBiotech Ltd in NSW for 5 years, most recently as Vice-Chair, and he is serving in his 5th year on the NSW Committee of LESANZ.

Matt received his Bachelor, Masters and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cambridge, UK.  He has also completed a number of postgraduate executive programs at Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

Matt is based in Sydney, Australia.

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