Management Team

Greg Lea, BScAgr

Operations Manager, Manufacturing Division

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

Chris Morrow, PhD BVSc

Technical & Marketing 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.

Ross Henderson, BVSc MACVSc

Regulatory Affairs Manager

Ross is a registered veterinarian who completed his College membership in Pig Medicine. He has an extensive background across the full range of animal health products, gained from service with Bayer (pigs & poultry), Upjohn-Pfizer (pigs, cattle, pets), CSL-Pfizer (vaccines), MSD and Novartis (livestock & pets). Roles have included Technical Services, Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs, across the ANZ region.

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

Group Research & Development Manager

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

Phillip Wordsworth, BSc (Hons) PhD

Quality Assurance Manager

Phillip has extensive experience with a range of biotechnology companies in fermentation, development, production, regulatory compliance and operations management.

David Beech, BEng (Hons)

Engineering & 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)

Validation & Special Projects Manager

Julie has extensive international experience with a range of biotechnology companies producing human pharmaceuticals. She has experience in fermentation, R&D, scale up & process development, production, validation, contract manufacturing and operations/project management.

Masood Asimmi, BSc (Hons)

Eimeria Product Manager

Having worked in the UK and Australia, Masood has great technical skills especially in and around GMP clean room as well as having an enthusiastic and positive nature which motivates his staff and those around him.

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.

Carla Maliandi, PhD BSChem

GMP & Viral Product Manager

Carla is a results-oriented scientist with international experience in human pharmaceuticals R&D, scale up and sterile manufacturing (FDA, EMA regulations), registration and project management with working expertise in high containment facilities and cleanrooms.

Matthew Heslop, BSc (Hons)

Bacterial Product 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.