Anthony Fortina

Anthony Fortina


  • M468
    35 Stirling Highway


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Personal profile


Anthony Fortina is an experienced leader and manager and current Deputy Director of the Research Office at the University of Western Australia (UWA), a research intensive university and a member of the Group of Eight Australian universities. 

Anthony leads the Research Enterprise portfolio at UWA, which focuses on developing research opportunities through strategic partnerships, collaborations and grant schemes as well as providing services supporting research infrastructure and the commercialisation of research. He is committed to promoting and translating the leading research conducted at UWA and helping to develop Perth and W.A's emerging start-up and innovation ecosystem.

Anthony has worked in the Higher Education sector since 2003, in technology transfer, research support, business development and in legal roles. Prior to that, he worked in various jurisdictions for large multinational companies in managerial and senior in-house legal roles in the mining, industrial gases, industrial products and healthcare sectors.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

Law, Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)

External positions

Board Member, Institute for Respiratory Health

10 Apr 2018 → …

Board Member, OncoRes Medical

27 Mar 2018 → …