Dr Judy Halliday

Chief Operating Officer, Office of the South Australian Chief Entrepreneur
Mentor since 2021

Judy has more than 30 years’ executive and management experience in entrepreneurship and innovation as an inventor, founder, investor, academic and industry professional in the private and public sectors. She has published in academic peer reviewed journals and has been a successful applicant in competitive grant programs as both and academic researcher and as an industry partner. Judy is currently the Chief Operating Officer, Office of the South Australian Chief Entrepreneur.

Areas Of Expertise
  • Entrepreneurship and startups
  • Business strategy
  • Capital raising for startups
  • Governance and leadership
  • Investor due diligence
  • Intellectual Property
Qualifications & Achievements
  • PhD, The University of Queensland 1991;
  • B. Sc. (Hons), University of New England, NSW 1985;
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors 2007
  • Currently enrolled part-time in UQ Business School Executive MBA. Courses in Leadership, Strategic Human Resource management, Innovation Leadership, Management Frameworks, Accounting and Business Analysis, Operations Design, Strategic Business Analysis, Marketing and Economics have been completed. Current GPA is 6.7
  • Inventor on granted patents.
  • Non-Executive Director experience on multiple company Boards.
  • Successful capital raising in public and private markets for more than one startup.