PhD, Founder and Technical Director.
After obtaining a degree in Applied Biology (Honours 2i) from the University of Hertfordshire in 1979, Clive worked in the plasma fractionation industry for nearly 10 years, developing new methods for the large-scale purification of plasma proteins. He left industry to carry out a PhD at the University of London, and shortly after receiving his Doctorate in 1990 was recruited by CSIRO, specialising in biomaterials, tissue engineering and the interactions of medical devices with the body. Reaching the position of Principal Research Scientist, he led a team that developed a unique synthetic biodegradable polymer, subsequently commercialised as NovoSorb™.
Founder and Design Director
Seaton McKeon is a Sydney-based industrial designer. Since graduating with a Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours) from the University of New South Wales, Seaton has worked to solve problems across a variety of fields, from furniture and workplace design to medical technology, transportation, urban design, and everything in between.
Experienced as both a consultant and in-house designer, Seaton takes an unique approach to purpose-driven design that combines rigorous research with knowledge of leading design trends and manufacturing innovations.
Hans brings over 20 years in Life Sciences through working with various Fortune 500 companies, such as Novartis and Amgen. He is a commercially-focused senior executive with extensive finance, sales and marketing and general management experience in the biotechnology, healthcare and pharma sectors.
Hans has a strong desire to drive continuous improvement and best practice standards within organisations whilst delivering customer centric outcomes that create differential value. He is passionate about designing innovative and transformational solutions that greatly enhances the strategic capabilities of clients and delivers competitive advantage in fast changing external healthcare environments.
Director Product Development
Rodney started his technical career in software and electrical engineering with a B.Sc. (Hons 1) and later an MBA in Technology Management. Over time he has held a wide range of Product Development and Clinical Engineering roles related to safety-critical medical devices.
Rodney is skilled at quickly understanding complex cross-functional engineering issues, and explaining these to other interested stakeholders such as Clinical Practitioners and Regulators through the clinical trial and approval processes. He brings to the organisation a deep experience with most aspects of the Product Development process for innovative complex medical devices.