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Board of Directors

CLINUVEL’s Board of Directors oversee the direction, risk management and financial performance of the CLINUVEL Group. Our Management Team have more than 60 years of tenure at CLINUVEL and are responsible for driving company performance.

Mr Willem Blijdorp

Role: Non-executive Chairman, voting member of the Audit & Risk Committee, Chair of the Remunerations Committee, Chair of the Nomination Committee

Joined CUV Board: 2015

Other affiliations – Director, B&S International NV 

Biography

Dr Philippe Wolgen

Roles: Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Qualifications: MBA, MD

Joined CUV Board: 2005 

Biography

Mrs Brenda Shanahan

Roles: Non-executive Director, Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee, voting member of the Nomination Committee

Qualifications: BComm, FAICD, ASIA

Joined CUV Board: 2007

Other affiliations: Chair of St Vincent’s Medical Research Institute in Melbourne; non-Executive Director of DMP Asset Management; non-Executive Director of Challenger Limited (ASX:CGF); non-Executive Director of Bell Financial Group (ASX: BFG); non-Executive Director of Phoslock Ltd (ASX: PHK)and Director of the Kimberley Foundation of Australia. 

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Dr Karen Agersborg

Roles: Non-executive Director, voting member of the Remuneration Committee, voting member of the Nomination Committee

Qualifications: MD

Joined CUV Board: 2018

Other affiliations: Board-Certified Endocrinologist in Pennsylvania, USA; Clinical Endocrinologist at Reading Hospital; Member of the American Osteopathic Association; Fellow of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists; and Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists. 

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Mrs Susan Smith

Roles: Non-executive Director, voting member of the Remuneration Committee, voting member of the Nomination Committee

Joined CUV Board: 2019

Other affiliations: Non-Executive Board Chair of The Evewell (Harley Street) Limited, Non-Executive Director of Elite Medicine Ltd, and a Trustee of the HCA International Foundation.

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Professor Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld 

Roles: Non-executive Director, voting member of the Audit & Risk Committee, voting member of the Nomination Committee

Qualifications: MB BS(Melb), MD(Monash), MS(Melb), FTSE, FAHMS, FRACS, FRCS(Edin), FACS, IFAANS,FRCS(Glasg) Hon, FRCNST Hon, FRCST Hon, FACTM, AFRACMA, RAAMC

Joined CUV Board: 2019

Other affiliations: Founding Director, Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME); Professor of Surgery, Monash University; Senior Neurosurgeon, The Alfred Hospital; Adjunct Professor in Surgery, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; Honorary Professor of Surgery, University of Papua New Guinea; Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon, Longgang Central Hospital, Shenzhen, Peoples Republic of China; Major General, Australian Defence Force

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