Gavin has extensive executive and board leadership experience, gained in the USA and Australia, working at companies with revenues of up to $1 billion across diverse industries. It includes years with PricewaterhouseCoopers, a decade in technology mergers & acquisitions, corporate development, and venture investing in the United States, and fifteen years in Australian-based SME private equity at Imperium Capital Group across healthcare, industrial and residential construction materials, leisure and hospitality, and sports and entertainment.
Ms Joanne Bryant
Joanne has more than 40 years of experience as an occupational therapist. She also has extensive experience in forensic occupational therapy and vocational counselling and is an expert witness in various medico-legal matters within the multi-tiered Victorian court system. She has worked with numerous organisations in both the public and private sectors to enhance individual workplace performance. Joanne is actively involved in the not-for-profit sector and is a Board member of “Outside the Locker Room”.
Ms Julie King
Julie has more than 40 years’ experience in commercial and property negotiations, corporate communications, people and change management. She has held senior roles in maritime, airline, banking and FMCG industries. Julie is also a Director of a number of privately-owned businesses and the King Family Foundation. Julie and her husband operate several self-storage businesses.
Mr Paul Wright
Paul has spent the last 18 years as CEO of three of Australia’s leading international technology and biomedical companies, specifically ASX listed Universal Biosensors (UBI), Invetech and Vision Biosystems. At universal Biosensors, Paul built long term partnerships with global diagnostics leaders Siemens Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson and led the company through a period of strong growth and new product development. Other past roles included 8 years with Bain & Company, and GM Corporate Development at TNT Logistics.
Mr Paul Lewis
Paul started his career in technology leadership for companies including Mobil Oil Corporation, ICL and as Managing Partner for PA Consulting, Asia. Over the past 15+ years he has held a variety of Non-Executive Director and Advisory roles for companies including Volt Bank, Grassrootz, the Australian British Chamber of Commerce and Chair of ipSCAPE. Paul recently retired from the Board of the Magellan Financial Group after 15 years where he had served as Director from its inception.
Ms Alyn Tai
Corporate Counsel & Company Secretary
Alyn is a practising lawyer who specialises in the areas of corporate and commercial law, and the provision of company secretarial, corporate governance and legal counsel services to entities listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Alyn holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Exeter, and was called to the Bar of England and Wales before being admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria as an Australian lawyer.
Meet the Executive Team
Mr Peter Lewis AM
Executive Vice President & Corporate Development
Peter is an accomplished executive with 30 years experience of international business development having lived and worked in markets across Asia, the USA, and Europe. During his career, Peter has had a variety of roles across R&D, finance, M&A, international trade and sales & marketing generating over $1 billion in new business value in medical and advanced technologies.
Mr Paul Kelly
General Manager Cardiac Products & Medical Advisory Board
Paul has 35+ years of international medical device distribution and services leadership with companies including Getz, Medtronic, Baxter Healthcare and CardioScan. With an impressive track record in implantable and non-invasive cardiac devices (pacemakers, stents, heart valves) and patient monitoring, Paul has joined Hydrix as General Manager Cardiac Products, and head of our Medical Advisory Board.
Mr Michael Trieu
Michael is an R&D innovation leader with over 17 years of hands on system innovation, research, design, development and delivery experience in the field of military underwater sonar, active implantable medical devices, medical device infection control and medical device engineering consulting. He has held senior roles at both Cochlear and Nanosonics.
Mr Alan Morris
Alan has 28 years’ experience in new product development consulting, with expertise in disruptive innovation, new and emerging technologies, and driving marketing strategies for the MedTech and biomedical consulting markets. His experience includes marketing and development roles for more than 20 years with Invetech, a global leader in IVD and Cell Therapy product innovation.
Mr Mark Langham
Mark is a versatile accounting executive with experience in multiple industry sectors gained through his work in public practice, SME private equity, and professional service firms over the past 15+ years’. Mark is a Registered Tax Agent and Financial Advisor, and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.