Our People

Working with us means working with a team of experts who are here to help make your next project a success.

Meet the team


  • Dr Kirby Siemering

    BSc(Hon), PhD

    Acting CEO / Executive – Science and Technology

  • David Benallack

    BSc BCom CA MBA

    Executive - Finance and Business Services

  • Maria Ricci


    Executive - Business and Market Development

  • Justin Stockmyer


    Executive - Laboratory Operations

  • Karen Jenkins

    GradDip (IR/HRM) GradDipEd BAppSc

    Executive - People and Culture

  • Dr Gethin Thomas
    National Research Partnerships Manager

  • Dr Glenn D'Cunha

    BSc (Hon), PhD

    Account Manager VIC&TAS

  • Oliver Distler


    Account Manager NSW&ACT

  • Dr Leanne McGrath

    BSc, PhD 

    Account Manager SA

  • Saurabh Shrivastava

    Adv. Masters (Biotech)

    Account Manager QLD&NT

  • Dr David Chandler


    Account Manager WA

  • Dr David Hawkes

    BSc (Hon), PhD, MBiostat

    Agena Platform Manager 

  • Matthew Tinning

    BSc (Hons) 

    Next Generation Sequencing Manager

  • Desley Pitcher

    MSc, BSc (Hons)

    Marketing and Public Relations Manager

  • Melinda Ziino

    BSc(Hon), GCBiotechInd

    Genotyping Supervisor