Board of Directors

Iain Ross

Iain Ross 

Chairman & Non-Executive Director

Mr Iain Ross is an experienced multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology executive and board member, and is currently Chairman of Silence Therapeutics plc (LSE & NASDAQ:SLN), ReNeuron Group plc (LSE:RENE) and BiVictriX Therapeutics plc (LSE:BVX).

During his career, Mr Ross has held senior positions at multinational companies, Sandoz AG, Hoffman La Roche, and Celltech Group PLC and been a Chairman, CEO and Director of several biotech companies. He is a qualified Chartered Director and former Vice Chairman of the Council of Royal Holloway, London University.

Mr Ross was appointed as a director of the Company in July 2015 and is considered to be an independent director.  He is a member of the Audit, Risk and Governance Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.

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Bryce Carmine

Bryce Carmine 

Non-Executive Director

Mr Bryce Carmine spent 36 years working for Eli Lilly & Co. and retired as Executive Vice President for Eli Lilly & Co, and President, Lilly Bio-Medicines. Prior to this he lead the Global Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing and was a member of the company’s executive committee. He previously held a series of product development portfolio leadership roles culminating when he was named President, Global Pharmaceutical Product Development, with responsibility for the entire late-phase pipeline development across all therapeutic areas for Eli Lilly.

During his career with Lilly, Mr Carmine held several country leadership positions including President Eli Lilly Japan, Managing Dir. Australia/NZ & General Manager of a JV for Lilly in Seoul, Korea. He is currently Chairman and CEO of HaemaLogiX Pty Ltd, a Sydney-based privately owned biotech.

Mr Carmine was appointed as a director of the Company in June 2015 and is considered to be an independent director.  He is a member of the Audit, Risk and Governance Committee and Chair of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.

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Steven Coffey

Steven Coffey 

Non-Executive Director

Mr Steven Coffey is a Chartered Accountant, having spent his career in public practice since graduating from NSW University in 1983. He has been a partner in the chartered accounting firm Watkins Coffey Martin since 1993.

Mr Coffey is a registered company auditor and audits a number of large private companies as well as a number of not-for-profit entities. He has previously served on the board of an Australian listed public company and is currently a board member of two private ancillary funds (PAFs).

Mr Coffey was appointed as a director to the Company in November 2012 and is considered to be an independent director.  He is Chair of the Audit, Risk and Governance Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.

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Ebru Davidson

Ebru Davidson 

Non-Executive Director

Ms Davidson is a highly experienced corporate lawyer and is currently the General Counsel for QBiotics Group Limited, an unlisted public Australian life sciences company that discovers and develops pharmaceuticals derived from nature to address unmet medical needs in humans and companion animals. As a former partner at Thomson Geer Lawyers, Ms Davidson brings over 14 years’ experience in equity capital markets, private and public mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions and corporate governance.

Ms Davidson also has extensive experience in advising listed and unlisted entities on compliance and regulatory matters working closely with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission and Australian Securities Exchange.

Ms Davidson holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Melbourne, a Juris Doctor (Honours) from Bond University. Ms Davidson is an Associate Member of the Governance Institute of Australia having completed a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance.

Ms Davidson was appointed as a Non-executive Director in June 2023 and is considered to be an independent Director.

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