Carla has spent the last 20 years working with numerous companies and start-ups across Europe, Australia, US and Asia, supporting their development in diverse areas such as health/nanotech, manufacturing & industry 4.0, fintech, energy, retail and tourism. She also lectured in Entrepreneurship at some of Europe’s top business schools, such as Catolica Lisbon School of Business & Economics.
Leveraging her passion for innovation and entrepreneurship, Carla also delivers national and international industry entrepreneurial programs to founders, start-ups and SMEs, which have contributed significantly to the ongoing development of the South Australian and Australian entrepreneurial ecosystems.
Carla also worked for 10 years in investment banking (Private Equity, Venture Capital, Corporate Finance & M&A) acquiring a deep knowledge of finance and entrepreneurial finance. Her global experience was further strengthened when Carla consulted with the United Nations (FAO) for international funding frameworks and with the South Australian Government with her vast knowledge of finance and strategy, advising on private equity and venture capital deals.