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General Enquiries

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Partnerships Team  

Ms Christina Hardy:  Director - Corporate, Legal and Partnerships

P: +61 2 9295 8132



Dr Katrina Frankcombe: Senior Manager - Commercial Partnerships & Commercialisation

P: +61 2 9295 8491


Dr Katrina FrankcombeDr Katrina Frankcombe joined the Partnerships team in 2007 and is responsible for commercialisation activities.  Katrina has 10 years of commercialisation experience, both in biotech and technology transfer.  Her background is in pre-clinical drug discovery, having worked for UK and US biotech companies in a number of roles, including business development and lead optimisation consultancy.


Dr Peter Whitfeld: Senior Manager - Academic Partnerships & Translational Development

P: +61 2 9295 8352


Dr Peter Whitfeld

Dr Peter Whitfeld is a Senior Partnerships Manager at the Garvan, and General Manager & Company Secretary at G2 Therapies Pty Ltd. He has more than 25 years' experience in biotech and academic research, in establishing and managing academic / industry research collaborations and in project management, and previously worked at GroPep, Biotech Australia, CSIRO, the Institute for Cancer Research and Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research.


Nancy Campisi: Corporate Counsel

P: +61 2 9295 8502



Wilson Chessell: Contracts and IP Administrator

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Ms Catherine Knowles:  Executive Assistant

P: +61 2 9295 8493


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