Member Contact: Oonagh Rocks
Position: Healthcare Systems Partner
Industry: Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
For more than120 years, Roche has been committed to improving lives. The long term thinking of our founders has allowed us to stay true to this vision and shapes the way we make a difference in the lives of millions of patients around the world.
Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, we are a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, our two core business areas.
We are the world’s largest biopharmaceutical company, with truly differentiated medicines in cancer, immunology, infectious diseases, ophthalmology and neuroscience.
Thirty-two medicines developed by Roche are included in the World Health Organisation Model Lists of Essential Medicines, among them antibiotics, anti-malarials and chemotherapy.
Roche is also the world leader in in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a frontrunner in diabetes management.
We have been present in Australia for more than 65 years and are represented by our three divisions: Roche Pharmaceuticals; Roche Diagnostics and Roche Diabetes Care.
Our pharmaceutical division employs more than 300 people and is based in the vibrant Barangaroo precinct of Sydney’s CBD.
We are dedicated to the clinical development, registration, sales, marketing and distribution of innovative pharmaceutical medicines and invest around $46 million AUD in local pharmaceutical research and development each year.