Senior Leadership

Mark W. Womack

Mark W. Womack is BioCina’s Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for all aspects of BioCina’s performance, development, and growth, including defining the vision and strategies for the business. Mark is an organization builder with a track record of delivering unprecedented growth and profit in every role. In Mark’s most recent role prior to BioCina, […]

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Michael Tsaconas, Vice President, General Manager

Michael Tsaconas

Michael Tsaconas is BioCina’s Vice President and General Manager. Michael is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing of liquids, creams, solid oral dose forms and large molecule drug substance at companies including FH Faulding, Mayne Pharma, Hospira and most recently Pfizer. Michael has worked in the areas of Quality

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Sarat Kumar

Sarat Kumar is BioCina’s Chief Financial Officer and is passionate about leading teams towards organizational outcomes impacting lives of people and society. Sarat has more than 16 years of experience in leading Finance functions for different Business Units and Geographies across diverse sectors: Pharmaceuticals (Strides Pharma Science Limited), Power (Torrent Power), Oil & Gas (Shell

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Jan Bekker, Director Business Development, Commercial & Technical Operations

Jan Bekker

Jan Bekker is BioCina’s Director of Business Development, Commercial and Technical Operations. Jan is a biopharmaceutical industry professional with over 20 years academic and industry experience with previous roles at Pfizer, Hospira, Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development, Stellenbosch University, and the Queensland University of Technology. Jan’s significant industry experience and technical knowledge allows him to

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Anthony Morgan, Director of Operations

Anthony Morgan

Anthony Morgan is BioCina’s Director of Operations. Anthony is a seasoned professional with 23 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry, including Life Technologies, Invitrogen, Hospira and Pfizer. He has held positions in project management, business development, leading manufacturing operations and general management of operations and facilities. Anthony’s broad experience and strong project management

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Melissa El Khouri, Head of Quality

Melissa El Khouri

Melissa El Khouri is BioCina’s Head of Quality. Melissa drives for right-sized quality processes, to maintain the highest quality standards and cost-effective service. Melissa has over 10 years of experience in Quality, including previous roles at Hospira and Pfizer. Her strong engineering and validation technical skills support her quality decision making and support of management

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Phillip Elliott, Associate Director of Process Development

Phillip Elliott

Phillip Elliott is BioCina’s Associate Director of Process Development. Phillip has over 25 years of experience in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical industries, performing both technical work and coordinating development scientists and manufacturing science and technology teams. Phillip has worked in a variety of roles for Pfizer, Hospira, Bresagen, GroPep Pty Ltd and Australia’s CSIRO, and

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Jane Slobedman, Associate Director of Program Management

Jane Slobedman

Jane Slobedman is BioCina’s Associate Director of Program Management. Jane has more than 25 years of experience in the Pharma industry, spending the last 13 years working as a program manager for biopharmaceutical projects, partnering with in-house and CDMO clients to bring projects from early-stage development to commercialisation. Jane has worked in both drug product

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Kamal Preet, Vice President of Business Development and Marketing

Kamal Preet

Kamal Preet is the Vice President of Business Development and Marketing at BioCina, bringing an impressive career spanning over 18 years in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry to her current role. With a rich professional history at renowned organizations such as Pfizer, Stelis Biopharma, Strides, Hospira, and Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Kamal stands as a professional in

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