Ms Christina Hardy
Christina is Group Legal Counsel at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, a position she has held since 2016. Prior to this Christina headed the business and legal affairs office at the Garvan Institute overseeing commercialisation in diverse fields ranging from drug and diagnostics development to software and bioinformatics tools used in clinical genomics. Christina was the Bionic Institute’s representative on the Bionic Vision Australia board for four years.
Christina’s background includes corporate and commercial law (in-house counsel and in private practice) in Australia, the UK and Asia with a technology focus. Earlier in her career she spent several years working in politics and in public relations. Commercialising and translating technology into healthcare is a key focus area