Dr. Paul Kasian, BSc, PhD, MBA, GAICD
Dr. Kasian was appointed to the Board on 12 December 2013 and became Chairman of the Company on 5 February 2018. He brings to the Board a combination of expertise in strategic business leadership and biotech investment giving him a deep understanding on key value drivers for companies in generating shareholder value. He is an experienced executive director with demonstrated domestic and international success in funds management, encompassing senior leadership, investment and risk roles.
Dr Kasian has held senior leadership positions in a number of investment groups, and has significant funds management experience in Australia leading investment in the healthcare and life sciences sector. He holds a PhD in Microbiology and a Master of Business Administration, both from the University of Melbourne, and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Dr Kasian is also a Non-Executive Director of IODM Limited (ASX: IOD), ELK OrthoBiologics and Blockchain Global Limited
Dr. Lindsay Wakefield, MBBS
Non – Executive Director
Dr. Wakefield was appointed to the Board on September 24 2014. He started Safetech in 1985 and over the next 25 years Safetech became a force in the Australian material handling and lifting equipment market, designing and manufacturing a wide range of industrial products. In 1993, he left Medicine to become the fulltime CEO of the Company. In 2006 Safetech was awarded the Telstra Australian National Business of the Year.In 2013 Safetech merged to become STS Safetech Tieman Solutions and Dr. Wakefield has continued as the CEO of the Company. It is Australia’s largest manufacturer and supplier of dock equipment, freight hoists and custom lifting solutions. STS employs approximately 100 people.Dr. Wakefield has been a keen Biotech investor for the past 20 years, often at a mezzanine level.