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Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team is comprised of dedicated cell and gene therapy experts with the GMP manufacturing know-how and regulatory understanding to drive your product from clinical trial to commercial supply for the global market.

Bev Menner
Chief Executive Officer

Bev has over 20 years’ experience across the Australian and global biopharmaceutical & healthcare sectors. She holds a PhD in molecular medicine with additional qualifications in genetic counselling, project management and decision analysis. Bev commenced her career with Postdoctoral roles in cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, before moving to genetic counselling practice and then commercial roles in research & development, portfolio management and strategic partnerships in the pharmaceutical industry.  

A/Prof Dominic Wall
Chief Scientific Officer

Dominic carries final product accountability under our licences, including those with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). As a co-founder of Cell Therapies, Dominic is an expert in CAR-T cell process development and analytics. He also has an appointment at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, as Executive Director-Business Ventures, oversighting its Centres of Excellence in Cellular Immunotherapy, Theranostics, and Pathology.

Kate MacCormack
Director of Human Resources 

Kate has 20 years of experience working in People and Culture roles across health, finance and professional services. She is passionate about supporting people to be their best at work and executes this through building strong relationships, understanding and alternative perspectives. 

Bindhu Radhakrishnan

Director Of Quality
Bindhu leads our QA, QC and Validation teams, with overall responsibility for the QMS and GMP compliance at Cell Therapies. She has over 20 years of experience in the pharma industry and is a passionate supporter of embedding Quality and Continuous improvement. 

Vy Nguyen

Contract Relationship Manager
With over 30 years of BioPharma operations experience, Vy is a key point of contact between Cell Therapies Pty Ltd and our clients. He is responsible for building and maintaining collaborative relationships with clients while working with internal stakeholders to deliver our clients’ business needs.

Nathan Smith

Director of Business Development 
Nathan oversees all business development activities at Cell Therapies, including new client projects and contracts; industry, government, and academic collaborations; and marketing and external communications. He has over 20 years of experience within the cell therapy and biotech industries, with a strong background in GMP clinical and commercial manufacturing operations.

Manisha Soosaipillai

Chief Financial Officer
Manisha is a senior finance executive with 15+ years’ experience in diverse businesses across commercial, government and not-for-profit sectors, including pharmaceutical, IT consulting, healthcare and emergency services. Manisha has significant experience delivering strategic oversight while managing and developing large teams. Her expertise ranges from strategic and financial management, corporate governance, risk and analytics.

Behind the Scenes

Our team of experts spans the medical, healthcare, and scientific communities, driving the development and commercialization of groundbreaking cell and gene therapies.

Our Board

Extensive experience across the Australian healthcare and medical sector, and biotechnology industry.

Scientific Advisors

Expertise and knowledge from across the cell and gene therapy, health, and medical sectors