Dr. Farrell has over 20 years of experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry in various roles. His past appointments include eight years as Vice President Business Development Biota Pharmaceuticals, Associate Director GBS Venture Partners (one of Australia’s largest venture firms), Research Manager Johnson & Johnson Research and CEO of Gene Shears Pty. Ltd.
Dr. Farrell has extensive international networks including pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, venture capital, and investment banks. Dr Farrell is also a member of the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research Board Commercialization Committee and the selection panel for the Australian Trade Commission (AusTrade) Tropical Medicine Commercialization Grant.