Site Director, Pfizer Melbourne
Andrew has over 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, having divided this time between API and Sterile Drug Product manufacturing operations. He has held the Site Lead role at Pfizer Melbourne since 2013 and overseen the integration from Hospira to Pfizer from 2015 to 2017. Andrew is also a Director of Hospira Australia Pty Ltd and an Advisory Board Member with the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce and Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (MMIC).
Site Quality Head, AstraZeneca
Originally from Ireland, Geraldine has 20 years’ experience in the Pharma Industry. Geraldine has a variety of roles across Quality, Regulatory Affairs and CMO management (previously with Organon, MSD and Novartis). Previously she was a Qualified Person in Europe for MSD in Dublin.
Logistics Consultant, Swisslog
Jamie is a Logistics consultant at Swisslog. With a real passion for technology and automation, he has dedicated his career to intra-logistics and supply chain optimisation. Over his years at Swisslog, he has worked closely with his clients to deliver best in class automated solutions for companies in Australia, most recently AstraZeneca.
Managing Director, Minds at Work
One of the most sought-after creative minds in the country and founder of Minds at Work, Jason has been helping people ‘think again’ since the end of the last century. He has worked with clients across Australia in virtually every industry as well as the government sector on issues ranging from creativity and troubleshooting to culture change and leadership.
Operations IT Site Lead, AstraZeneca
For over 20 years, Jennie has worked in IT in Pharma Operations in several countries and has held a variety of roles including Senior Business Analyst, Project Manager and now Operations IT Manager at the AstraZeneca North Ryde manufacturing site.
Director, Inspections Section (IS), MQB, TGA
Jenny Hantzinikolas is the Director of the Inspections Section in the Manufacturing Quality Branch in TGA. She leads a team of Inspectors who inspect medicines and blood and biological products in various facilities within Australia and overseas. She has been with the TGA for over 13 years and was in industry for almost 17 years.
Digital and Services Lead, Microsoft Australia
Jenny leads the Services Organisation for Microsoft Australia, focused on advising and implementing on digital transformation programs. Jenny has spent her career working with clients to realise the value of their investment in both digital and data-driven technologies.
Training Services Manager, PharmOut
Maria has over 20 years’ experience in Learning & Development, Quality Assurance and Quality Control roles. She is passionate about embedding strategy and design principles that enable best practice fit-for business operations, delivering holistic solutions and interventions that target key learning outcomes and create a robust learning culture.
CEO, ARCS Australia (Chair)
Shanny is an experienced Senior Executive, having held roles across industry, government and universities. She has expertise in public administration and policy development with strong corporate governance skills and sits on various government panels that draw on her experience in technology commercialisation.
Executive Consultant, Wyatt Consulting
Having recently resigned as HPS CEO, Tony is now consulting into the health & aged care sectors. Tony successfully began as CEO at HPS in 2011 and during that time tripled its revenue to $300+M, successfully taking the company to a part sale to Private Equity and then 2 years later to a full sale to EBOS group.
Managing Director, PharmOut
PharmOut’s founder with a passion for innovation, continuous improvement and manufacturing, Trevor has held a variety of roles within the automotive, pharmaceutical, food and chemical industries. His vision is to provide industry with practical, cost-effective solutions and help to improve manufacturing practices throughout Australia.
Investment Specialist, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Vu has a diverse background that spans across pharmacy, hospital management, procurement and state government. As an Investment Specialist at the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, Vu promotes Victoria as an investment destination and works with a range of international and local companies to deliver investments to the state.