Jess Gledhill

About Jess 


Jess is an Investment Manager with an innate passion for innovative science and technology, developed through academia and industry experience, and strong desire to see new technologies translated to real world patient outcomes. Accomplished chemist, patent attorney, life science specialist and venture capitalist.

  • She works for Brandon Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in the most promising biomedical opportunities that have the potential to improve the lives of patients. From early-stage seed investment through to expansion capital, Brandon Capital supports life science companies from proof-of-concept through to commercialisation.
  • Jess joined the RACI in 2006, was the Chair RACI Bioactive Drug Discovery and Development Group (NSW 2016-2018; VIC 2015) and was a mentor in the RACI mentorship program 2016/9: 


  • Registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney, 2014
  • Masters of Intellectual Property, University of Melbourne, 2014
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Adelaide, 2009, Thesis award nominee
  • BSc. Hons (1st class), James Cook University, 2005, G.N. Richards Medal


Jess Gledhill

Appointed Board Member