Bienna is an international strategist specialising in innovation and investments, combining experience from multinational corporations, high-tech startups and venture capital across a broad range of industries.
Most recently based in Shanghai, Bienna led Bosch’s corporate strategy division for Asia Pacific, championing local innovation and international collaboration as well mentoring new business teams.
Prior to Asia, Bienna was working in Germany as an Investment Director and founding team member of Robert Bosch Venture Capital, investing directly in startup companies as well as through funds in Europe, Israel and the US.
Bienna has significant financial market, strategy and advisory experience including corporate and pension asset management for Bosch’s central treasury.
Combined with a keen interest in technology, she has also been actively involved in the promotion of science to youth and the public in Australia on a national level as well as mentoring Australian start-ups and entrepreneurship students.
Bienna holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne, Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investments, is a CFA Charterholder and Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is a co-founder of a social network, fluent in English and German and speaks conversational Mandarin.