Oliver Ciancio is our Expert in Residence at the Darwin Innovation Hub (DIH), providing our startups with as much support as possible to achieve their development, commercialisation and market expansion goals.
Oliver is a skilled entrepreneur and business professional, with experience in engineering, finance, investing and management consulting. Through these roles he has been involved in a variety of product development and commercialisation activities.
He has co-founded three startups and runs his own business advisory firm. As a founder he has seen the highs and lows of running a startup and is passionate about passing on the lessons he has learnt. In particular, he likes helping other startups solve challenging problems with digital solutions.
Oliver has a Master of Applied Finance, Honours Degree in Mining Engineering and a Bachelor Degree in Science. He currently has advisory roles in two startups in the medtech and advanced manufacturing sectors.
Outside of work Oliver is an avid skier and rock climber. He likes to travel the world and meet new people.