About us

Our team

The people leading MDGH’s mission

MDGH has assembled a highly experienced leadership team, a seasoned board of directors and a group of distinguished scientific advisors to develop and deliver new medicines for neglected diseases. Our experienced and dedicated team works collaboratively and effectively to achieve global health equity. 

Executive team

Mark Sullivan

Managing Director

Amanda Handley, MPH

Head of Development Management

Danielle Smith, PhD

Global Head of Regulatory Affairs

Larry Ward, PhD

Chief Operating Officer

Sally Kinrade, MPH

Vice President, Project Leader Onchocerciasis

Board of directors

Lorna Meldrum, PhD

Chair of the Board

Mark Sullivan

Managing Director

Andrew Wilks, PhD


Richard Fiora


Daren Armstrong

Company Secretary

Development committee

Brian Kearney, PharmD

Chief Development Officer at Pardes Biosciences

Joseph Camardo, MD

Vice President for Medical Affairs at ADC Therapeutics

Fran Brown, PhD

Senior Vice President for Drug Development Science, Integrated Drug Development at Certara

Ralph Smalling, MS

Principal at Linus Consulting, LLC

Gerald Fisher, PhD

Principal at GL Fisher Consulting, LLC

George Morstyn, MBBS, PhD

Global team

George Rugarabamu, PhD

Senior Manager, Corporate Development

Rebecca Smith, PhD

Development Manager, Secondee

Ben Wills

North America, VP Commercial

Jed Beitler

North America, VP Commercial

Lydia Iannazzo, PhD, PMP

Principal Development Manager

Caroline Cahill, MSc

Principal Development Manager, Onchocerciasis

Narelle Mahony

Executive Assistant

Nicky Konstantopoulos, PhD

Associate Director, CMC

Melinda Lowe, PhD

Head of Clinical Operations

Dilari Mihiripenna

Manager, CMC

Beatriz Mosqueira, PhD

Clinical Development Manager, Onchocerciasis

Janine Pickering, PhD

People and Organisation Consultant

Barbara Roth, MPharm

Manager Medicines Access

Deva Corea

Finance and Accounting Consultant

Priyanka Bangali


Victoria Ryg-Cornejo, PhD

Project Leader, Scabies

Priyanka Sathe, PhD

Project Manager, Grants

Victorian Australian of the year

Interested in a career with us?

MDGH is working on solutions for challenging global health issues. Would you like to join the team?