BioMelbourne Network board strengthened with five new appointments

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BioMelbourne Network has appointed five new directors and a treasurer to its board.

The organisation said the appointment provide its board with "highly experienced ecosystem leaders".

The new Treasurer and Board Director appointments include:

  • Dr Irene Kourtis, BioMelbourne Network treasurer and managing director, RISE Advisory Group;
  • Dr Emma Ball, head of ecosystem development, Illumina;
  • Professor Ian Meredith AM, vice chancellor’s professorial fellow, Monash University;
  • Professor Vera Ignjatovic, associate director for translational research, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Research; and Professor of Paediatrics, Johns Hopkins University; and,
  • Dr Alison Greenway, senior director enterprise and partnerships, Monash University.

BioMelbourne Network chair David Herd said, “Welcome to our new Directors who bring a depth of experience on boards and in leadership roles across our sector.

“Our expanded Board of 11 directors is well placed to support our CEO Karen Parr and diverse membership, and also transform our Network.”