Irini Agollari, Food Innovation Australia Limited

As a leader, Irini brings energy and passion to her work and builds highly effective teams that go above and beyond. In her most recent role with the Department of Industry and Innovation, she worked closely with over 220 SMEs to improve their business management capabilities. As a qualified lawyer, she has national and international business experience across both the private and public sector. In 2012, whilst working in the Pacific as a legal advisor to the government of Samoa, Irini led a legislative reform agenda that improved foreign investment for the country. More recently, she led the development of the Market Insights and Information portal (MII) – an online digital platform that delivers real time data and insights to help businesses make better exporting decisions. Irini is currently leading the Red Tape Register – a collaborative effort to develop an online portal that captures regulatory issues and helps address them.

Fluent in four languages, she has an undeniable passion for learning that enables her to think outside the box and drive engagement between the private and public sector.

My Sessions

IRINI AGOLLARI – Clustering accelerates growth…


What will you learn… What is clustering? What are the lessons from Europe and how can we apply them in the Australian context? What is FIAL’s clustering Programme – who’s eligible and how will it drive collaboration and innovation? What is the application process? What does success look like in this space – what are […]

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