Dr Antony Rapisarda
CEO and Founder
Inventor of the SynvIchor™ technology based on the ELIJA clinical trial in Queensland, Australia. Previously successful commercialization of SeptiCyte™ technology, for Immunexpress, in Seattle USA. Medical doctor currently training in Orthopaedic Surgery in Australia and PhD candidate in Molecular Genomics at Queensland University of Technology. Over 15 years of tertiary academic research and education combined with unique business opportunities in the USA for equally novel technologies.
Dr Brian Fox
Strategic Bioinformatics Partner
Provider of bioinformatics platform essential to the discovery of the SynvIchor™ technology. Discovered a Pan Viral gene signature while at Immunexpress, in Seattle USA. Currently resides in Seattle and is founder and director of Needle Genomics – a company that utilizes proprietary algorithms to solve clinical diagnostic challenges. PhD graduate of University of Washington, USA followed by nearly 20 years of industry bioinformatics experience.
Mr Carlos Barrera
Director of Operations
Mr Barrera has a strong background in Australian start-up industry. He was instrumental in the successful launch of the ClickView e-learning platform, which won BRW’s most innovative company in 2012. Currently operations manager at BasisPoint Consulting – a company that provides business intelligence and networking opportunities for participants in the investment & financial markets. Mr Barrera brings over 12 years experience of IT expertise, operations and product management to the team.
Mr David Cardona
Director of IT
Mr Cardona brings 22 years of IT experience and technical leadership to the team. With a proven track record of delivering solutions across software, hardware and platform architecture, software engineering, data management and development operations. With a keen focus in artificial intelligence and machine learning David has seen the successful architecture, development and delivery of critical systems within laboratory information, robotics, manufacturing, finance and ecommerce technologies.
Mr Luke Holtom
Chief Financial Officer
A Chartered Accountant and qualified specialist in commercial banking, tax and insolvency. Successful winner of the Ferrier Hodgson internship program. Following a successful career in Australia, Mr Holtom began an international career working with FTSE UK 100 Companies and now works for the largest UK Bank, Lloyds Banking Group (“LBG”). With his extensive experience in corporate restructuring, tax accounting, and internal audit Mr Holtom was brought into LBG and tasked with working in Tax, Accounting and Risk Management.
Dr Robert Johnson
Senior Clinical Research Associate
Medical doctor with 5+ years research experience in sports medicine and inflammatory myositis. He has a keen interest in investment strategy and business development and is based in the tropical regions of Queensland, Australia. Winner of the BridgeTech Pitching Competition, Australia in 2019 and finalist for same in Boston, USA. Robert excels at developing key relationships with clinicians and investors alike. Robert has represented Australia in the sports of Olympic Weightlifting and Athletics including competing at world championships for his pet event Hammer throw.
Support by a team of medical advisors who help the delivery of various projects...