Facilitates international business
Opens the door for innovative companies to greater market potential
Innovation – business advice, training and policy* Strategic advice, including market development, for innovative companies
* Identifies potential business partners and key customers
* Innovation training and commercialisation mentor
* Policy advice
China market entry and investment* Facilitates SMEs to establish a China business office and manufacturing operations.
* Identifies China corporate venture and investment partners for innovative companies
* Assists Chinese investors in Australia
About Star Jasmine
Star Jasmine identifies and advises on commercial opportunities and market entry strategies for innovative technologies and companies and has a focus on smart cities, agritech and medical technology sectors.
Sarah provides corporate advice to a number of fast-growing innovative companies. She is the Strategy and Commercialisation Advisor at Lakeba and has experience as a startup mentor at Stone and Chalk, muru-D and with UNSW Entrepreneurs. Since 2014, Sarah has participated in the UNSW China Startup Pitching event as both a judge and a mentor. In 2013-14, she identified and advised innovative Israeli companies across the IT, medtech and cleantech sectors about entering the Australian market.
Sarah is also a member of the Australia China Business Council’s Agribusiness subcommittee and advised on innovation in agribusiness for both the 2014 Food Summit and 2016 Food and Agribusiness Summit. In 2016, she participated in the Agritech and Innovation session and moderated the Agritech breakout session which showcased Australian agritech. In 2012, Sarah was part of the team which won a competitive tender to deliver the Australia-China Science and Research Knowledge Exchange Symposium on behalf of the federal Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.
Sarah has well-developed policy skills from her broad government experience federally, as a diplomat and working in the Trade Minister’s office, and in the NSW Cabinet Office (head of the State Development team) and Treasury. She has provided strategic advice to Government leaders and planned and managed key government trade, investment and innovation related business initiatives.
Sarah is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
Sarah is an Advisory Board member of the China Australia Millennial Project and ReadyFundGo (agtech). She is also a member of the Export Council of Australia and the Asia Society.