Our Team

Dr David Darling

Non-Executive Director

David Darling is a highly credentialed leader and executive who brings a wealth of commercial experience to BCAL from his prior role as CEO of Pacific Edge, a NZX50 and ASX listed business focused on commercialising its bladder cancer diagnostics tests across global markets, with commercial operations in New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and the USA. Prior to Pacific Edge, Mr Darling held senior management positions with Fletcher Challenge. ​

Mr Darling has a background as a scientist with a specialty in genetics and has more than three decades of experience in developing and commercialising life sciences and biotechnology products.

Meet the rest of our team
Board of Directors
Executive Team
Scientific Advisors
Clinical Studies Team
Other Key Members

Dr David Darling

Non-Executive Director

Mark Burrows AO

Independent Non-Executive Director

Jayne Shaw

Co-Founder and Executive Chair

The Hon Ron Phillips (AO)

Co-founder

Jonathan Trollip

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dr John Hurrell

Non-Executive Director and Consultant

Shane Ryan

Chief Executive Officer

Kathy Koskiris

Director of Clinical Laboratory Services

Guy Robertson

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Dr Simon Preston

Director Clinical Research

Dr Amani Baterseh

Chief Scientific Officer

Dr Ameline Lim

Senior Clinical Scientist and Product Development Lead

Dr Desmond Li

Senior Research Scientist

Kalpesh Shah

Medical Laboratory Scientist

Kerry Heffernen

Senior Research Assistant

Dr David Peak, PhD

USA Scientific Lead, Technology Transfer

Dr Simon Preston

Director Clinical Research

Rebecca Ilewelyn

Study Coordinator

Rania Faraz

Study Coordinator

Lisa Ren

Clinical Research Lead

Hardik Patel

Quality Co-Ordinator

Sorcha Donnelly

Study Coordinator

Tim Huang

Data Analyst

Annabelle Ward

Study Coordinator

Alison Cook (Mew), MSc 

Quality and Regulatory Advisor

Bianca Hall

Marketing and Communications

Alexandra Feetham

Makayla Hughes

Executive Assistant to Executive Chair & CEO
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