Our People

Staph Leavenworth Bakali

Staph Leavenworth Bakali
Chairman of Board, Ellen Medical Devices

Staph has 30 years of considerable senior executive and board level experience in leading, growing, and transforming large complex and start up organisations in both developed and emerging markets in the global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and not-for profit health arenas. He is also President and CEO of George Health Enterprises.

Vincent Garvey

Vincent Garvey
Founder and Director of Engineering

An Irish engineer and inventor with 40 patents to his name – winner of the global Affordable Dialysis Prize in March 2016. Founded the Australian company Ellen Medical Devices in December 2016 in partnership with The George Institute for Global Health to build and test a prototype of his invention.

John Knight

Professor John Knight
Managing Director

An experienced children’s kidney specialist who works as a senior researcher with The George Institute. Previously a Vice President at Johnson and Johnson.

 

Scott Featherston

Scott Featherston
CFO and Director for Corporate Development, George Health

An extensive experience investing in growth and early-stage companies in health sector, particularly in emerging markets and also has interests in education.

Navneet Kaur

Navneet Kaur
Company Administrator and Secretary

Diverse experience in office administration, project management and financial services

 

Staph Leavenworth Bakali

Staph Leavenworth Bakali
Chairman of Board, Ellen Medical Devices

President and CEO of George Health Enterprises. An extensive experience in leading, growing, and transforming large complex and start up organisations in both developed and emerging markets in the global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and not-for profit health arenas.

Navneet Kaur

Ben Talbot
Clinical Advisor

An extensive experience in investigating novel approaches to routinely collected data in chronic kidney disease and has worked as a Medical Monitor for several large international clinical trials. Currently completing a PhD at the George Institute for Global Health.

Vincent Garvey

Vincent Garvey
Founder and Director of Engineering

An Irish engineer and inventor with 40 patents to his name – winner of the global Affordable Dialysis Prize in March 2016. Founded the Australian company Ellen Medical Devices in December 2016 in partnership with The George Institute for Global Health to build and test a prototype of his invention.

John Martin

John Martin
Biomedical Engineer

Startup specialist with 7 years' experience in early-stage MedTech companies, with a focus on prototyping and manufacturing. Managed projects across product development, quality, and operations; performed clinical & health-economic research, clinical in-service training; and a touch of sales & marketing.

 

John Knight

Professor John Knight
Managing Director

An experienced children’s kidney specialist who works as a senior researcher with The George Institute. Previously a Vice President at Johnson and Johnson.

 

Navneet Kaur

Navneet Kaur
Company Administrator and Secretary

Diverse experience in administration, project management and financial services

Scott Featherston

Scott Featherston
Chief Financial Officer

An extensive experience investing in growth and early-stage companies in health sector, particularly in emerging markets and also has interests in education.