"Our unique innovative centric model at IPH Ltd enables clients to identify, protect and substantiate their innovation investment in Australia and offshore. I believe this is unique to us as we can assist companies in understanding what is different about their R&D and their R&D tax incentive activities through the skills of the IPH Ltd group."
Sandra believes innovation is vital to a healthy and robust economy and is an active participant in the national debate around the critical role Government plays in attracting and retaining innovation in Australia.
As a Director of Glasshouse Advisory, part of the IPH Ltd group, Sandra’s focus is leading an innovation centric group who work with clients to maximise and leverage the value of their IP created in Australia and offshore. The innovation centric model enables Glasshouse professionals to help clients access direct Government funding, understand the value of their IP and assist with protecting their innovative ideas through IP strategies to meet their business needs.
In addition to her role at Glasshouse, Sandra sits on a number of Boards which include a Governorship of the Heart Research Institute, a Director of the Global Legal Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) and a Director of the Sisters of Charity Foundation sitting on their Audit and Risk Committee.
Sandra is a founding member of the National Reference Group a peak body which provides industry-relevant feedback and insights to Government on the operation of the R&D Tax Incentive Program. In this capacity, she has been involved in a number of Government related Innovation Think Tanks. Sandra liaises with all policy stakeholders on Tax Reform relating to innovation and provides insights and modifications to R&D Tax Incentive legislation and various innovation reviews currently underway.