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Penelope Lane

CEO Optix Advisory & Angel Investor

Life science, Medical & Healthcare Technology Commercialisation Manager University of Melbourne, MDHS. Scale Investor & Melbourne Angel

My purpose is to improve medical and healthcare economic and social outcomes through the application of business expertise.

Consulting, Strategy and Commercialisation expertise working in Medicine, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Private, public sectors providing development and implementation strategy for global corporations, niche businesses, organisations and governments across the globe.

Having successfully taken Victorian Med tech start ups from prototype to capital raising, into international markets though to acquisition I am experienced in the complexities of the medical health and Bio Technology commercialisation processes across global geographies.

Working with leading companies, health and research organisations across the globe including work with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation creating the sustained medical franchise “BlueStar” across South East Asia with Marie Stopes International the largest Health NGO in the world.

As the CEO of Optix Advisory our team provides expert advice with a focus on innovation, strategy, investment and implementation across Biotech, Med tech, Healthcare, medicine and pharmaceuticals for domestic and international clients.

I hold several board position’s, peruse investment interests through Melbourne Angels and SCALE Angels

I am passionate about shaping our industries for the better and have held positions in State Government as the lead for Global Health Melbourne Initiative and Senior Investment Engagement t and special economic projects for Pharmaceuticals and Medical Technologies.


Pharmaceuticals | Medical Technologies| Stakeholder Management | International Strategy | Government Engagement | Global Leadership | Business Development | Private | Public Partnerships | Risk Analysis Board | C Level | Investment Management | Commercialisation | Operations Management | Supply Chain | Logistics