Board of Directors and Management Team

Recce Pharmaceuticals has a highly experienced management team made up of individuals who have significant experience in all aspects of international technology; biopharmaceutical development and commercialisation. The team is responsible for the strategic direction, operations and success of the business.

board management
Dr John Prendergast

Dr John Prendergast

Non-Executive Chairman
BSc (Hons), MSc (UNSW), PhD (UNSW), CSS (HU)

US based, current Chairman and Co-founder of Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: PTN) and Lead Director of Heat Biologics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTBX) – extensive experience in the international commercialisation of pharmaceutical technologies.

Dr Graham Melrose

Dr Graham Melrose

Executive Director &
Chief Research Officer
BSc(Hons), PhD, MBA, FRACI, CChem, FAICD

Founder and inventor. Former Executive Director and Head of Research at Johnson & Johnson (Aus) in Sydney, with global responsibilities, particularly in Asia-Pacific.

Ms Michele Dilizia

Michele Dilizia

Executive Director
Regulatory Affairs & Microbiology

BSc (Med Sci), Grad Dip Bus (Mkting), BA (Journ), GAICD, MASM

Co-inventor and qualified medical scientist; specialisation in medical microbiology and regulatory affairs.

James Graham

James Graham

Executive Director
Marketing & Business Development

B.Com. (Entrepreneurship), GAICD

Extensive experience in marketing, business development and commercialisation of early stage technologies with global potential. 

Dr Justin Ward

Dr Justin Ward

Executive Director &
Principal Quality Chemist
BSc (Chem), PhD (Chem), MRACI, CChem

A quality control expert who has worked with leading pharmaceutical companies according to international regulatory standards.

Arthur Kollaras

Arthur Kollaras

Principal Engineer
BSc, BEng (Chem), PhilEng (Enviro), MIEAust, MISPE

Highly qualified in chemical engineering and microbiology, has significant experience taking a new technology concept to pilot plant and full-scale to FDA standards and production internationally.

Alistair McKeough

Alistair McKeough

Outsourced Company Secretary
Automic Group

Alistair is a qualified lawyer and Principal/Managing Director of McKeough & Whittens. Alistair has broad experience as a commercial litigator and Company Secretary to ASX Listed companies.

Justin Reynolds

Justin Reynolds

Outsourced CFO
Pitcher Partners Sydney

Justin is a qualified accountant and Partner of Pitcher Partners Sydney. Justin has broad experience covering all areas of accounting, taxation and assurance. Particularly, Justin’s areas of expertise are business services and outsourced accounting.

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