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Our leadership team have extensive industry and business management experience

Mr. John Caris

Non-Executive Chairman

John is a qualified pharmacist and successful business owner and investor in the pharmacy Industry.  He has extensive experience in the delivery of healthcare services to the community through his work with pharmacy groups. 


John founded, owned or invested in more than 15 large pharmacies and specialises in establishing greenfield sites and value adding to existing businesses. John has strong connections on both sides of politics and is a past President of The Brisbane Golf Club.  John still holds interests in the healthcare, property and tourism sectors.

Mr. Stewart Hemsley

Chief Executive Officer

Stewart has been self-employed across a number of industry sectors for most of his working life. Several years ago he established what is today, Surgical BioFix Ltd. Stewart has a long history of involvement in health and education related facilities having served in an honorary capacity on a number of boards of management and advisory committees in those disciplines, as well as commercial involvement in property development.


Stewart led the design and construction of the Surgical BioFix Ltd facility in Brisbane after having negotiated the IP Licence Agreement regarding the production and distribution of the Surgical BioFix Ltd produced human tissue allograft products into the Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific markets. He was also responsible for the sourcing and training of staff for the facility.  Stewart has many years of experience in commercial and community group liaison with local, state and federal government and is a Justice of the Peace in Queensland and New South Wales.

Mr. Eric Guthrie

Non-Executive Director

Eric is a highly successful international business owner and investor in the European and Australian markets. Eric has a unique and broad range of experience across multiple industry sectors, primarily specialising in developmental and implementation strategy.  With a strong focus on delivery and client relations, Eric works with his clients to ensure realistic business solutions are achieved whilst providing real value across his companies. Eric holds interests across a number of sectors including engineering, biomedical and property.

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