Bernie Woodcroft

SVP, Platform Solutions at Microba Life Sciences


With over thirty years in building and guiding technology-based innovation companies both locally and globally, Mr Woodcroft brings significant depth of startup and commercial experience to establishing the international growth of Microba’s Platform Solutions testing business. With an honours qualification in Engineering from the University of Queensland, his experience has included technical development and design, program leadership of multi-million-dollar initiatives, global technology expansion from Brisbane to the US, Vice President roles in a Fortune 500 company, senior executive experience in the health industry, business development, board directorship and the leadership of innovation programs and ecosystems. As Director of The University of Queensland’s iLab innovation programs, Mr Woodcroft was instrumental in bringing Microba’s initial business models to life that underpinned Microba’s initial investments. Throughout his career he has been fortunate to operate in senior positions in scaling technology companies, in government, in the university sector, and to drive the new innovative collaborations.


  • SVP, Platform Solutions

    Current role

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