Carl has considerable experience commercialising diagnostic products, both locally and globally. Based in the USA for 13 years, he served as Senior Vice President for Panbio USA Ltd and Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for Focus Diagnostics, a subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics (NASDAQ:DGX), one of the world’s largest pathology laboratories.
In July 2012, Carl moved back to Australia where he was appointed Chief Business Officer at Benitec Biopharma Limited (ASX: BLT, NASDAQ: BNTC). More recently he has assisted several Australian biotech companies with their commercialisation strategies. These companies include BCAL Diagnostics, a start-up company developing a blood test for breast cancer, Minomic, an Immuno Oncology company with a test for prostate cancer, and Biotron (ASX: BIT), a listed company that is developing and commercialising anti-viral small molecule therapies. In 2019 Carl was appointed CEO and Managing Director of Sienna Cancer Diagnostics Ltd (ASX: SDX). In that role, he helped lead the successful merger between Sienna and BARD1 Life Sciences (ASX:BD1). Following the merger, Carl was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the merged entity BARD1 Life Sciences.
Carl has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Technology) from the Queensland University of Technology.