Non-Executive Director – BioCurate

Date Posted – 23 March 2021

Translational Science     ·     Globally Connected    ·   Biopharmaceuticals

Our Client

BioCurate is a bold, collaborative venture dedicated to translating Australia’s biomedical research potential to drive health impacts and economic returns worldwide. BioCurate has progressed a number of key projects and now shifts to a new phase in its evolution with a greater emphasis on commercialisation and exit management. A Board with valuable biopharma commercialisation experience is critical at this stage of their evolution.

The Candidate

To assist BioCurate fully realise its potential, the Company seeks an additional independent Non-Executive Director with significant biopharma commercialisation experience.

With a track record in biopharma commercialisation globally, you are an outstanding candidate that is internationally connected, with a personal commitment to support dedicated teams to make a difference.  Your experience and expertise will provide immediate value to BioCurate by helping to guide its strategy. Your extensive international network and linkages will contribute to BioCurate’ s ability to leverage the most value out of its team, current assets and future opportunities.  Naturally collaborative, your contribution to the Board will ensure that BioCurate becomes the catalyst for biomedical research translation and commercialisation that it was created for.

Expertise Required

  • Significant track record in bringing biomedical products to market and executing significant licensing or exit deals at all/many stages of the drug development path; Pre-IND, IND, Phase I – III, on either the financial or operational side
  • Highly internationally networked, you are a personable and respected professional with high standing and the ability to contact with ease the key decision makers in the investor space globally whether this is in private equity, biopharma industry, philanthropic sector or governments.
  • Financially, you have demonstrated the ability to raise significant capital, deploy this capital to generate returns on investment and funded or facilitated the funding of biopharma companies, enabling them to bring products to market.
  • Operationally, you have led biopharma companies that have successfully brought biomedical products to market. This will have involved leadership of Development portfolios including the preclinical development & approval of small molecules, protein therapeutics &/or biologics (cell & gene therapies).

Candidates considered

You may be a current Non-Executive Director, locally or internationally.

Candidates with exceptional Senior Executive Leadership level experience, and no direct Board experience, may be considered.

Meetings will be conducted in AEDT.

Further information

To have the privilege to be considered for this new and rare opportunity to join BioCurate, please email careers@mexec.com for a Directors Information Package.

Confidential enquiries to Marilyn Jones 1300 O MEXEC or +61 40 100 3553.

BioCurate is a joint venture between Monash University and the University of Melbourne, with support from the State of Victoria.

To join our client in this exciting opportunity please email your cover letter & CV in one combined WORD or PDF to careers@mexec.com. 

 

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