Melissa McBurnie

Investment Manager, Adelaide

Melissa joined Brandon Capital Partners as an Investment Manager in 2008.

Before this Melissa was a Venture Investor with Terra Rossa Capital in Adelaide, a Fund Manager specialising in seed-to-early stage life science investment. Previously, Melissa was a Business Development Manager with Bio Innovation SA where she helped early stage companies refine their business plans and prepare to raise capital. Prior to joining Bio Innovation SA, Melissa worked in an early stage medical device company in Adelaide, assisting it with capital raising. Melissa spent three years as a postdoctoral scientist at Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research, Victoria.

Melissa has a first class honours degree in science and PhD in Immunology from the University of Adelaide and an MBA, specialising in finance, from the University of South Australia. Melissa holds a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance from Kaplan (formerly FINSIA), is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of AusBiotech and FINSIA.