THE BIOCELECT TEAM
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Australian Institute of Company Directors member.
Karl has over 25 years of varied experience in the pharmaceutical industry – from the lab to senior management.
He has extensive marketing and commercial experience with major companies such as GSK, Sanofi and Sigma Pharmaceuticals, as well as start-ups like Generic Health; a subsidiary of Lupin Pharmaceuticals.
Karl is also a Director of Biocelect's sister company; Biointelect.
Karl has a wide experience across a number of therapeutic areas, including oncology, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
He graduated with a degree in Biomedicine from UTS, majoring in biochemistry and microbiology and a post graduate certificate in marketing.
Jennifer Herz is the Managing Director of Biocelect's sister company; Biointelect, which she founded in 2011 to provide strategic commercialisation services to the biopharmaceutical industry. Jennifer has over twenty years commercial, business development and scientific affairs experience in the biopharmaceutical industry and has held a variety of roles with responsibility for Australia, New Zealand and European markets. She was the first Managing Director of Sanofi Pasteur in Australia which was a start-up company and grew significantly over the 6 years of her tenure to be an established major provider of vaccines to the public and private market in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Region. She has previously served on the Board of Medicines Australia where she led industry discussions with government related to the new funding arrangements for vaccines on the PBAC. She was also active in a variety of European and International Industry Association working groups responsible for liaison with health authorities including European Institutions and the WHO. She is a member of the Accelerate Commercialisation Expert Network, on the Steering Committee of the NHMRC funded Centre of Research Excellence: Policy relevant infectious disease simulation and mathematical modelling (PRISM) and is a member of the Expert Reference Group of the Australian Partnership for Preparedness Research on Infectious Disease Emergencies (APPRISE). Jennifer has an extensive international & local network of industry, policy, scientific and clinical experts across many therapeutic areas and healthcare sectors along with global experience in multiple new product launches and start-ups at all stages of development.
National Key Account Manager
Jeff is an accomplished senior health executive with over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in both the UK and Australia.
He held sales roles at Astra, 3M and Warner Lambert Pharmaceuticals where he gained experience in numerous therapeutic areas, including cardiovascular, respiratory and gastrointestinal health.
During his 18 year tenure at GlaxoSmithKline he worked mostly in the Vaccines Business Unit. As a Travel Vaccines Key Account Manager, he gained experience with corporate travel clinics, surgical and pharmacy wholesalers, primary care and hospital channels. Most recently, he held the role of National Immunisation Program Regional Manager, where he worked in partnership with State and Territory governments, State Based Organisations, Primary Health Networks, Aboriginal Health/Medical Services, Hospitals and other immunisation providers.
He holds a BSc (Business Administration) from the University of Wales.
Marketing and Administrative Assistant
Emily Herz joined Biocelect's sister company Biointelect in 2018 as administrative assistant. Emily has 4 years part-time experience as a pharmacy retail assistant in pharmacy, where she was responsible for customer service, managing stock and merchandising displays. She has developed a strong customer service mind-set and a good working knowledge of community pharmacy. She hopes to bring these organisational skills and health care sector knowledge to support both internal and external customers. She is passionate about small business and helping to develop the administrative, finance and marketing functions at Biointelect. Emily speaks French fluently, has creative flair and also freelances as a qualified makeup artist. Since joining Biointelect in 2018 she has since developed into managing the administration and marketing duties across both Biointelect and Biocelect.