Dr Greg Roger, FIEAust – Vestech CEO & Founder
Dr Greg Roger was selected by the Federal Government to spearhead Medical Device commercialization in Australia. His broad industry, regulatory, engineering and medical experience made him the stand out candidate for the role. He has more than 30 years experience in the field of medicine, bio-medical engineering, product development and commercialisation. Having developed, patented and commercialised medical devices, Dr Roger is familiar with the key issues of this industry for individuals through to larger corporations.
Brett Slater – Design Manager
Since 2003, Brett Slater has encompassed all facets of product design and engineering within various industries such as medical devices and fibre optic telecommunications. With this wide scope to experience, Brett has gained solid design and manufacturing knowledge coupled with lean project management that can help you every step of the way.
Earning over 20 US patents to date, Brett’s thrive for being inventive will help you commercially create and protect your idea.
It is this engineering, management and innovation mindset that Brett brings to Vestech that will allow your medical device concept become a viable reality.
Angela Roche – QA/RA Manager
Angela Roche is a Quality Engineering professional with over 13 years’ experience in the medical device industry including high risk active implantable devices, life sustaining medical devices, combination devices and IVD’s. She holds a Degree in Production Engineering, a Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering and Post Graduate Diploma in Science. Angela has held roles in leading teams and individuals in New Product Introduction, Quality Systems Management, Project Management, Supplier Quality Development and Quality Operations.
She is driven to implement risk management, continuous improvement initiatives and change management. Angela has provided tools and methods necessary to achieve flexibility and innovation across a number of organisations such as Covidien, Boston Scientific, CareFusion, Cochlear and ResMed.
Dr Jari Hyvarinen – Project Manager
Dr Jari Hyvarinen is a Project Manager/Engineer with over 20 years of experience in medical device design and manufacturing. Jari has experience in operations management within a manufacturing environment, leading multidisciplinary R&D teams, managing pre-clinical and clinical trials, supplier management, implementing design controls and regulatory submissions for Australia, Europe and FDA.
He has successfully lead numerous medical device projects from concept to marketing approval. Jari has a Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Engineering, PhD in Biomedical Engineering and MBA (Technology).
Jari has worked for Cryptych since January 2018.