Dr Sarah Bailey
Broad experience in mixed and companion animal veterinary practice including referral practices, farming interests including beef cattle breeding and fattening. Broad experience in Animal Welfare including Animal Ethics Committee membership. Production animal internal parasitology, scientific paper preparation and evaluation, pen and field studies to GCP and GLP standards.
Dr Christie Budd
Research Manager, Wongaburra Research Centre
Mixed veterinary practice experience in Australia, England and the US. Senior veterinarian/superintendent of a large Sydney small animal hospital. MSc in the pharmacokinetics and treatment of chlamydiosis in koalas. Small animal parasitology, target animal safety and pharmacokinetics.
Research Manager, Armidale Research Centre
BAgEc, GradCertRurSc, GradCert Proj Management
Extensive agricultural experience (broad acre farming, irrigated cotton, beef cattle, wool sheep and prime lambs). Post graduate qualifications in risk management and quality assurance. Team Leader of Invetus Research in Armidale. Extensive experience in the design, conduct, supervision and reporting of clinical research trials in production animals and horses to GCP and GLP. Farming interests including beef cattle.
Previous experience in mixed veterinary practice, government practice and University teaching practice. Post graduate qualifications in farm animal production, disease, management and economics, epidemiology, statistics and parasitology. Very extensive experience in the design, conduct, supervision and reporting of clinical research trials in production animals and horses to GCP and GLP. Extensive experience in the development and provision of educational material and courses to farmers, undergraduates and industry bodies (including the APVMA and animal health industry). Particular interests in statistics, trial design and data analysis. Extensive experience in scientific paper preparation and evaluation. Team Leader of Invetus Research Services. Farming interests including prime lambs and beef cattle.
Dr Michael Chambers
Director, Research Services
BVSc (Hons 1), MVSc,
MANZCVS (Ruminant Nutrition, Vet Pharmacology, Vet Epidemiology, Vet Parasitology),
Industry expert in production animal internal parasites, in particular sheep and cattle roundworms and liver fluke. PhD in the genetics of liver fluke. Team Leader of Invetus Parasitology, responsible for the characterisation, acquisition and maintenance of parasite strains, operation of a diagnostic laboratory and provision of animal health advice to farmers and advisors. Extensive experience in the design, conduct, supervision and reporting of clinical research trials in production animals to GCP and GLP, scientific paper preparation and evaluation and supervision of post-graduate students and research. University, industry and private contractor experience. Farming interests including prime lambs.
Dr Tim Elliott
BTech, DipLabTech, PhD
Director and co-developer of the Veterinary Clinical Research Network designing and implementing companion animal clinical trials in diverse areas such as pain management, oncology, endocrinology, parasitology, surgery and antibiotics. Extensive industry experience in the discovery, development and registration of vaccine, autologous and allogenic stem cell products, autologous cancer vaccines in the US, EU and ANZ. Extensive experience in regulatory affairs and the preparation, review and submission of registration dossiers domestically and internationally. Extensive experience with industry liaising with the APVMA, FDA, DAFF, OGTR, EMA, VMD and USDA. Leadership and technical roles in the development of poultry vaccines, small animal parasiticides, NSAIDs and pharmaceuticals. Leadership roles in industry bodies (VIWG, VMDA and AVA). Previous experience in veterinary practice, university practice and veterinary technical services. Leading Invetus' business development efforts to forge new areas of resarch and income.
Dr Elizabeth Evans
Director,Veterinary Clinical Research Network (VCRN)
Director, Business Development
BVSc (Hons 1), MVetClinSt, MANZCVS (Small Animal Medicine and Dermatology)
Veterinary scientist with extensive research and clinical experience in veterinary analgesia, anaesthesia, pain models, pharmacogenetics and osteoarthritis, including University teaching hospitals. Previously a Principal Scientist at Pfizer Global R&D with extensive experience in human drug development and pre-clinical animal models in cancer and osteoarthritis and gene expression technology. Team leader for Invetus NZ, conduct and reporting of pen and field studies to GCP and GLP in production animals.
Dr Mike Gieseg
Research Leader, Invetus NZ.
BSc (Hons), BVSc, PhD.
Qualified zoologist/entomologist. Animal welfare oversight and certification, small animal parasitology. Team Leader in small animal research and management at Invetus (Casino).
BSc (Hons), Cert. Animal Biology and Conservation
Qualified entomologist and veterinarian, experience in private veterinary practice, laboratory work, marine animals and laboratory rodents. Companion and production animal parasitology, conduct of pen and field studies to GCP and GLP.
Dr Steven Mallett
Industry expert in veterinary R & D QC and QA. Extensive experience with multi-national pharmaceutical corporations in the oversight of internal and external research, reporting and submission. Expert in the conduct, inspection and auditing of research studies to both Good Clinical Practice and Good Laboratory Practice. Experience in the ANZ, UK, Europe (France, Germany, Spain) and US and in integrating data and reports from multiple sites and organisations. Extensive experience in the development and implementation of QA systems and procedures.
Quality Assurance Manager
Team Leader, Invetus QA Unit
Agricultural, veterinary and domestic entomology, extensive experience of the conduct of field, pen and laboratory trials, report preparation and submission, development and supervision of invertebrate colonies and challenge models. Companion and production animal parasitology, conduct of pen and field studies to GCP and GLP. Team Leader of Invetus Entomology.
Extensive experience in mixed veterinary practice, artificial breeding, contract research with production animals. Avian industry expert (Doctorate in broiler chicken disease) with extensive chicken industry experience as Company Veterinarian for Baiada Poultry, overseeing disease investigations, husbandry and disease control programs, implementation of animal welfare programs, co-ordination of vaccination programs, liaison with nutritionists and hatcheries, and statistical and epidemiological monitoring of flock performance. Current roles include design, conduct, supervision and reporting of clinical and laboratory research trials in production and intensive animals to GCP and GLP. Particular interests in statistics, trial design and data analysis. Experience in scientific paper preparation and evaluation. Recognised expert in backyard and show chicken husbandry & management. Farming interests include stud sheep & prime lambs.
Dr Brendan Sharpe
BVSc (Hons 1), PhD
Private mixed practice experience (including practice principal), epidemiological experience with Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (NZ), technical services and product manager at MSD AgVet, technical services manager, partner and manager of a tick anti-serum production facility, founder of VetX and co-founder of the VCRN. Very extensive experience in the design, conduct, reporting and oversight of veterinary research studies, to both GCP and GLP. Recognised industry expert in paralysis ticks, farming interests in beef cattle.