Management Team

Ishtar Snoek, PhD

Operations Manager

Over 20 years experience in the biological sciences and more than 10 of those in pharmaceutical and food industries. Broad experience in processes, continuous improvement, documentation and GMP. Extensive management experience in projects and production. People manager well respected and liked by both direct and indirect reports, collaborators and stakeholders.

Greg Lea, BScAgr

Production Planning & Special Projects

Greg is highly experienced with veterinary GMP manufacturing experience since 2001 and extensive experience in animal health industries – poultry, vaccines and fisheries.

Chris Morrow, PhD BVSc

Global Technical Manager

Chris is a qualified veterinarian and is the inventor of MS-H Mycoplasma synoviae vaccine strain MS-H. He has extensive experience with avian pathology and exotic disease research. In 2014, he was appointed Associate Professor with the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Melbourne.

Sarah Lam

Group Regulatory & Government Affairs Manager

Sarah is a pharmacist and a regulatory professional with over 30 years in the registration of human medicines and medical devices. She is experienced in working with government and the various stakeholders within the global pharmaceutical industry.

Hilda Joubert, BSc (Hons) MSc PhD

Regulatory Affairs Manager

Hilda is an experienced Microbiologist/Biotechnologist. She completed a PhD in Veterinary Tropical Diseases with Fowl Adenovirus as topic. She is experienced in veterinary vaccine research and development (viral and bacterial), diagnostic assay development and validation, molecular biology and phylogenetics as applied in the veterinary vaccine industry.

Greg Underwood, BVSc (Hons) MANZCVSc (Avian Health) PhD GAICD

Head of Clinical R&D

Greg is a registered specialist avian veterinarian with more than 20yrs management experience in the Australian poultry and veterinary vaccine industries.

Dan Andrews, BSc (Hons) PhD (Distinction)

Head of Science & Innovation

Dan completed his PhD in viral immunology in 2004 and has undertaken post-doctoral training at the University of Western Australia and the University of Melbourne, prior to running an independent laboratory at Monash University. He has extensive experience with immunology and vaccination.

David Beech, BEng (Hons)

Engineering, Maintenance & Services Manager

David joined and strengthened the Glenorie manufacturing team in mid 2008 and brought with him all the experience of a diverse GMP engineering background built upon his sound technical training at the highest level and a calm head to cope with the pressures of biological production.

Julie Brogestam, BSc (Hons)

QA and GMP Compliance Manager

Julie has extensive international experience with a range of biotechnology companies producing human pharmaceuticals. Julie is responsible for QA, QC testing, GMP training, GMP compliance and validation. She has experience in fermentation, R&D, scale up & process development, production, validation, contract manufacturing and operations/project management.

Gamini Jayawardane, PhD BVSc

Quality Control Manager

Gamini has completed his PhD in Newcastle Disease and has many years experience in viral research laboratories and manufacturing facilities around the world, including Malaysia, Japan and England.

Matthew Heslop, BSc (Hons)

Production Manager

Matthew has many years commercial fermentation experience in the UK and has been with Bioproperties since 2005 where he has progressed with increasing responsibilities to head our bacterial fermentation department.

Liam Hosi, BSc

Eimeria Production Manager

Liam is a highly experienced biological manufacturing professional with a strong understanding of the entire Eimeria manufacturing process, from husbandry to final product filling. Liam’s experience also captures a dedication to continuous improvement culture.