Member Contact: David Liesegang
Position: Chief Executive Officer
Industry: Life Sciences Related Sectors
Agriculture Victoria Services Pty Ltd (AVS) is a private company incorporated under the provisions of the Corporations Act 2001. The Government of Victoria beneficially owns 100% of the Company’s share capital with the shareholder being represented through the Minister for Agriculture.
Established in 1986, its role is to provide a commercial interface between Victoria's Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) and the private sector. The company is responsible for the protection, management and commercialisation of intellectual property generated from DEDJTR’s research and development activities and provides a legal entity for the purposes of drafting, negotiating, executing and managing commercial licences and R&D contracts.