Tamara Wilkinson
  • 15 Ancora Imparo Way

    3800 Clayton

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Tamara is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Monash University, and has recently completed her PhD on the topic of government venture capital policy. Her thesis passed with no amendments.

Tamara published her second book with Professor Stephen Barkoczy in 2019: Incentivising Angels: A Comparative Framework of Tax Incentives for Start-Up Investors (Springer, 2019).

Over the past ten years Tamara has been highly engaged in the Faculty and has taken on a number of roles, including as a research assistant on the ‘Designing World Class Venture Capital Programs’ ARC Discovery Project, where she worked alongside Professors Stephen Barkoczy, Bryan Horrigan, Ann Monotti and Mark Davison.


Research interests

In addition to venture capital and innovation law, Tamara's other areas of interest include:

  • Corporations and associations law
  • Taxation law
  • Banking, finance and investment
  • Regulation
  • Law reform
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship, commercialisation and startups
  • Lawyer's ethics and professional responsibilities 

Monash teaching commitment

Tamara is currently teaching Lawyer's Ethics and Private Investment Law in the undergraduate and JD programs.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Law, PhD, Leading Practice in the Design of Government Venture Capital Incentives, MONASH UNIVERSITY


Award Date: 29 May 2022


Award Date: 12 Oct 2012


Award Date: 12 Oct 2012

Research area keywords

  • Venture Capital
  • Innovation
  • Tax
  • Regulation
  • Finance
  • Corporate Disclosure
  • Funds Management
  • Better Governance & Policy
  • Sustainable Development
  • Decent work and economic growth
  • Industry, innovation and infrastructure