About the Australia Chapter

The PDA Australian Chapter Committee Comprises:

Kim Waters, President kim.n.waters@gsk.com
Kim has been in the Pharmaceutical Industry for over 15 years with experience in Manufacturing, Product Development, Capacity Development, Quality and Logistics. Kim is currently responsible for artwork and manufacturing data control at GSK and has been a PDA member since 2008.

David Spaulding, President Elect david.spaulding@seerpharma.com.au
David has over 30 years experience in the pharmaceutical and dental industries, in Research and Development, Logistics Management, Training, Manufacturing (including aerosols, sterile and non-sterile dosage forms) and Sales and Marketing. He has also owned and managed small to medium sized pharmaceutical companies, specialising in delivering substantial growth and technical expertise. David is currently a senior consultant with SeerPharma Pty. Ltd.

Paul Kerr, Treasurer paul.kerr@seerpharma.com.au  
Paul is a Partner of SeerPharma and has over 30 years broad pharmaceutical experience across various technological areas (scientific and IT) as a qualified chemist and an IT project manager. Paul is a qualified PDA Software Supplier Auditor and conducts IT gap analysis and compliance audits for companies. Paul is experienced in computer validation and assists companies establish IT compliance and computer validation programs. He has been a member of the PDA for many years and served on the committee since 2004.

Anna Corke, Secretary annakelly2@optusnet.com.au
Anna has been in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industries for over 20 years in the areas of R&D, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance in both global and local companies. She has been a PDA member for many years and joined the committee in 2006.

Greg Jordan, Past President gregjordan2@mac.com
Greg Jordan is a Senior Educator at Box Hill Institute’s Centre for Biotechnology and Animal Science. He is responsible for teams teaching in Industrial Science (Process Plants) and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. He comes to this role after 30 years in pharmaceutical quality, regulatory and analytical testing areas.

Malcolm Tipping, Membership Liaison malcolm.tipping@synertec.com
Malcolm is currently the GMP Compliance & Validation Manager at Synertec with over 20 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Malcolms experience includes Manufacturing, Packaging, Quality Assurance and Validation for a range of products including pharmaceutical, OTC and complementary medicines as well as API's and devices. Malcolm has been a member of the PDA committee for several years.

Ano Xidias Anastasios.Xidias@cslbehring.com.au
Ano has worked within the pharmaceutical industry for over 25 years. His management roles have been varied from Quality Assurance, Quality control, Compliance, Product release, Validation, and Manufacturing specialising in sterile manufacture. Ano is currently Manufacturing Manager at CSL Behring. He has been on the committee for number of years, past President of the Australian Chapter and PDA member since 1996.

Robert Caunce robert.caunce@hospira.com
Robert has worked in the pharmaceutical area for the last 18 years in large volume, small volume sterile products, medical devices and aseptic compounding. He is currently the Quality System Manager for Hospira. He has a been a member of the PDA for 8 years and has been on the committee since 2006 and been president since 2007. Robert was the previous President of the Australian Chapter.

Paul Doughty pauledward@bigpond.com
Graduating in 1982 with a degree in Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (J. Hons.) Paul has spent his professional career working in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries and has wide ranging experience with local and international companies and in various consultancy roles. He has been a PDA member since 2006.

Joliot See joliot.see@csl.com.au
Joliot is a currently a Project Manager with CSL Biotherapies. She has over 20 years of experience in quality assurance (QA), quality control (QC), supplier qualification, GMP auditing and international regulatory compliance within the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Joliot has been a PDA member for a few years and joined the committee in 2012.

Robert Sullivan robgsull@gmail.com
Rob has extensive experience in pharmaceutical Quality, Manufacturing and Validation management roles. He is now independent, after spending 36 years with GSK and its heritage companies. In the later part of his GSK career, Rob was based at the London head office for 6 years in a global Quality leadership role. There he had solid line management responsibility for Quality Operations at almost 30 internationally spread sites, in both highly regulated and developing markets. Rob was president of the Australian chapter of the PDA in 2002 and 2003.

Eoin Hanley eoin.hanley@pharmout.net
Eoin is currently a Senior Consultant with PharmOut. Eoin has worked in the pharmaceutical & biotech industries in Europe, the US and Australia. He has 13 years experience in a variety of roles within Quality, Engineering and Validation on a range of products from API's to blockbuster recombinant proteins. Eoins experience comes from a background in Analytical Chemistry and has an MSc. In Pharmaceutical Validation.

Mark Dickson mark.dickson@novartis.com
Mark Dickson is a Senior Compliance Professional at Novartis International AG performing GxP audits on behalf of the Pharma QA Compliance & Auditing Group. He also provides expert GMP advice to Pharma QA, assists in GMP training, support global commitments and continuous improvement initiatives. Mark previously worked for the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), Office of Manufacturing Quality (OMQ) for 8 1/2 years. Prior to the TGA, Mark worked for 13 years in both quality and manufacturing roles within the pharmaceutical industry.