Our Team

Dr John Hurrell

Non-Executive Director and Consultant

Dr Hurrell has developed and successfully commercialised multiple products and services in life sciences and diagnostics over a career in the industry spanning more than 35 years. He has developed and managed start-up and early-stage companies including successful life science companies based on university developed technologies. Most notably Dr Hurrell spent almost 7 years in managerial and executive roles with NYSE-listed, Fortune 500 clinical laboratory company Quest Diagnostics. Within Quest’s subsidiary Focus Diagnostics, he led the development and launch of more than 70 molecular diagnostics tests and successfully gained 510(k) approvals for 6 products. He also served as VP of Business Development at Quest Diagnostics.

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)


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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