Regional Manager - QLD
Gerald has over 25 years’ experience in experience in drug development, biotechnology and technology commercialisation as both an academic and an industry and management professional.
He has been successful in applications for commercialisation and competitive grant funding totalling more than $6 million and worked with many of the major pharmaceutical and biotech companies around the world negotiating agreements totalling in excess of $50M.
His previous experience includes eight years as Head of Business Development for the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and during this time negotiated many licence agreements, intellectual property, royalty deeds, research agreements, collaboration agreements, joint ventures, and clinical trial arrangements. Prior to this Gerald was senior business development manager with CSIRO and CEO of the startup company Betabiotics Pty Ltd.
Gerald has PhD in chemistry and worked on a medicinal chemistry focused projects in the USA and Denmark. He also has an MBA (Tech Mgt) and is a past member of the investment committee of the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund.
Since 1992, the Hospital IP Group Ltd have managed and commercialised a comprehensive range of Knowledge Contracts and IP Assets involving more than 6,000 hospital practice and patient care improvement projects which have returned more than $75 million in revenue from IP productization, commercialisation and industry partnerships across four states in Australia. We have utilised a proprietary software system to carry out this work and to make our workflow resources efficient and effective. For more information, please request a copy of our most recent quarterly report.