Prior to joining NextOre in 2019, Shivika was the Technology Integration Manager for CSIRO responsible for commercialising key Magnetic Resonance and X-ray technologies in the Sensing and Sorting program. She has an MBA in Strategy from University of Aberdeen, Scotland and a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering . She has over 12 years of experience in business strategy, project management, product development and engineering , with a focus on new technology and novel process design. She also has experience as a project manager for technologies used in Iron and steel plants.