Louis Villalba
Louis Villalba
Chief Executive Officer
Louis Villalba was previously with OvaScience where he served as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and brings more than 25 years of industry experience in developing and commercialising innovative therapies. Prior to OvaScience, Mr. Villalba was Chief Business Officer at Evofem, Global Vice President of Sales at Auxogyn and Executive Vice president of Europe for Conceptus where he was part of the team that completed the $1.1B sale of the company to Bayer AG. Louis earned a B.A. in Business Management at Menlo College.
Rob Woolcott
Rob Woolcott
Chief Medical Officer
Dr Robert Woolcott is one of Australia’s most experienced fertility specialists having practiced Fertility based medicine for over 25 years, performing over 10,000 IVF procedures and being the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles. In addition to this role, he is also a Director for Genea.
Sophie Hegarty
Sophie Hegarty
Head of Marketing
Sophie has over a decade of Sales and Marketing experience in the medical device industry and is responsible for the Marketing team at Genea Biomedx. She has a long track record of successful product launches in domestic and global markets ranging from capital equipment to surgical implants and consumables. Sophie holds a Bachelor of Science (honours) in Chemistry and a Masters of Business Administration.
Michael Goss
Michael Goss
Global Operations Manager
With over 25 years’ experience within Pharmaceutical and Medical Device manufacturing environments. Mike has a proven track record of successfully managing new product introductions within a number of “blue chip” companies. Mike, who joined Genea Biomedx in August 2015 works out of our Sandwich site based in the UK. He is responsible for the operations of both our Australia and UK facilities.
Allison Love
Allison Love
Director of Product Development
Allison brings to the Team an impressive track record of 16+ years in Product Development, specialising in leading edge medical devices and instrumentation. Having achieved success in a variety of technical & managerial roles within global medical device and product development organisations, she has a proven record developing products for healthcare and diagnostics. As the Director of Product Development, Allison leads Genea Biomedx in converting market opportunities into successfully launched products.
Bekezela Ngwenya
Bekezela Ngwenya
Quality Manager
Bekezela Ngwenya has over 15 years of experience in quality assurance in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries. She has a proven track record in establishing and maintaining quality management systems and is experienced in ensuring compliance with local and international standards. She is responsible for ensuring the quality and compliance of products manufactured by Genea Biomedx. Bekezela holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry and a Masters of Business and Technology.