MEET THE TEAM
Bespoke Medical Innovation’s Advisory Board provides advice and insight to the senior management team relating to strategy, finance, operations and emerging technology opportunities.
Darren Churchill – Darren has over 20 years experience in commercial management. His experience is diverse including healthcare, recruitment, hospitality and retail. Darren’s most recent position was CEO of Global Orthopaedic Technology, Australia’s largest orthopaedic implant designer and manufacturer. Darren and his team had also orchestrated a major stake divestment to a USA-based firm.
Phil Kwok – Phil has 26 years experience in the Sleep Apnea and respiratory devices field. He was one of the early starters at ResMed during the start-up phase. ResMed is now one of the world’s most successful Sleep and Respiratory medical device companies. Phil is considered a global expert in mask interfaces, and is a inventor/co-inventor in over 1,400 patent cases, and represented his employers in numerous litigation cases.
Gerry Mahony – Gerry has over 18 years in the medical device field, with 12 years as an executive with Smith & Nephew orthopaedic, specialising in management, sales, and marketing. Gerry has extensive knowledge in orthopaedic healthcare solutions and has forged numerous strategic partnerships leading to commercial success.
Brendon Wilson – Brendon is a certified practising accountant with diverse national and multi-national experience in the field of IT, FMCG, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Healthcare. Brendon has executed the sale of three successful companies.
Pat Grier (AM MAICD) – Pat was the MD and CEO of Ramsay Health Care for 20 years. Initially, Ramsay had 10 hospitals and turnover of approximately $200M. Through Pat’s strategic vision and direction, a highly successful operation, along with embedding a culture of the “Ramsay Way", the organisation grew to over 100 hospitals in Australia and overseas with a turnover of almost $3B and employing 30,000 people. During his tenure as CEO, the company had a return on shareholder funds of over 500%. Pat was also Chairman of the Private Hospital Association for over 12 years, has been involved with numerous healthcare organisations, and considered an architect of the private hospital sector.
Steve Banks (GAICD) – Steve brings vast experience and ongoing success of his career in sales and marketing, including commercially-aware entrepreneurship. He was co-founder and Board Director of Global Orthopaedic Technology, a Sydney-based medical device manufacturer and distributor.
Michael A Quinn (BSc BEc MBA Harvard) – Michael is the co-founder of Innovation Capital and Managing Partner. Michael’s experience encompasses a broad range of industries. In 2013, Michael retired as a director of ResMed after 21 years. Michael also co-founded Memtec which was acquired by US Filter in 1997 for $400M. Michael is Chairman of the New South Wales Entrepreneurship Centre Ltd.
Medical Advisory Board
Bespoke Medical Innovation’s Medical Advisory Board consists of independent expert physicians who provide technical advice to the Board relating to the clinical efficacy and effectiveness of any medical technologies being considered.
Medical Advisory Chair
Dr Peter Hannaford M.B., B.S., F.A.S.M.F., F.A.C.S.P., F.R.A.C.S., F.A.Orth.A.