Chief Executive Officer / Centre for Entrepreneurial Research and Innovation
Carolyn Williams was appointed inaugural chief executive of the Nedlands-based Centre for Entrepreneurial Research and Innovation in 2015. Dr Williams is an alumni of UWA, where she completed her Honours in the Department of Biochemistry. She later obtained a PhD in molecular genetics from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School at the University of London. She has lived and worked in the Maldives, where she established a genetic screening service bringing new state-of-the-art technologies to the country. More recently, Carolyn worked as Special Projects Manager at the Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research.