People

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.

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.

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.

Tim Regan

Tim Regan
Company Secretary

CFO and COO of The George Institute and an experienced senior corporate manager. Previously CFO and COO at the Mirvac Group.

 
 
 

Glenn Leishman

Glenn Leishman
Senior Engineer

A highly-skilled and experienced multi-disciplinary engineer with a long history of achievements in technology and product development in industries including Medical Devices, Water Treatment, Automation/Robotics and Equipment Manufacturing.