Dr Katharine Giles is a Perth-based investment manager at Australian venture capital firm Brandon Capital Partners, which she joined in 2012. Before joining Brandon, she was an investment manager with Perth-based Stoneridge Ventures, a fund manager specialising in seed-to-early stage technology investment. Dr Giles is also a director of the Curtin Commercialisation Advisory Board, co-founder of Spark Co-Lab, and non-executive director of medical device company OncoRes Medical (a startup that secured funding from the Brandon-managed Medical Research Commercialisation Fund). In addition to her investment experience, Dr Giles also has startup experience in medical apps, diagnostics and fitness devices. She still practices as a medical doctor, mainly within the surgical field.