Meet the team

Jane Kelly

Jane Kelly


Fusion Clinical Research is headed up by Jane Kelly, CEO at CMAX Clinical Research. With a background in nursing and business, Jane was one of the inaugural staff members at CMAX when it was established 27 years ago and has a long history of leadership within the early phase clinical trials sector.

Working in many positions at CMAX over the years, including business development and project
management, Jane has lead the organisation through many transition periods including the modernisation and expansion of the business to be one of Asia Pacific’s ‘go-to’ early phase units.

Nick Lee

Nick Lee


Nick Lee is the Finance Director & Company Secretary at Fusion Clinical Research and leads the Finance, HR, Admin & IT teams that support the Fusion day-to-day operations.

Nick is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years experience gained mostly in high growth companies, having originally trained with KPMG in the UK.

Zoe Harrison

Zoe Harrison


Zoe Harrison is the Chief Business Development Officer Manager at Fusion Clinical Research and leads a team who work to help sponsors and CROs assess trial feasibility and costs. With over ten years’ experience at CMAX, including in project management and business development, Zoe enjoys leveraging her knowledge of local medical and scientific expertise to develop a successful site strategy for sponsors.

Zoe holds a Master of Public Health and Health Management from UNSW and is an active member
of the CMAX Executive Leadership team.

Sepehr Shakib

Sepehr Shakib

Consulting Medical Director

Professor Sepehr Shakib has worked with CMAX as a Principal Investigator for more than 20 years and is
CMAX’s Consultant Medical Director as well as Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Adelaide.

He is involved in the development and delivery of GCP and clinical trial training programs for the Fusion Clinical Trials GP network.

Professor Shakib is a recipient of multiple awards and grants and has over 100 publications in a range of areas. He has been involved in over 250 first in human clinical trials in a wide range of therapeutic areas.

Trevor Jew

Trevor Jew

Fusion COO

Trevor Jew is the Chief Operating Officer of Fusion Clinical Research. Previously he was the General Manager of Your Health Clinics which owns and operates five integrated medical centres across metropolitan Adelaide and has been involved with the health industry, youth and aged care programs for more than 25 years.

Trevor was also the General Manager AHA Clinics, and was Senior Executive with gpSolutions, Australia’s largest medical deputising service. He was General Manager of HSS when it operated the Metro Home Link program for South Australia on behalf of SA Health, and he was Director of the internationally-acclaimed Care 21, a ground-breaking coordinated aged-care program funded by the Commonwealth. Trevor continues to have a role as principal of consultancy group MPM and has worked with Medibank Private, a range of not-for-profit aged-care providers and private equity health groups and developed a winter-demand strategy for the SA Health Department.

Trevor’s commitment and experience in facing the challenges of the health and community service sector have been regularly acknowledged across the 25 years he has served the community of South Australia.

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Damian Adams

SMO Project Manager

Damian Adams is the SMO Project Manager at Fusion Clinical Research and leads a clinical trial team to project manage trials at the sites.

With 25 years pre-clinical trial experience, Damian is uniquely qualified to understand the needs of our sponsors. Damian and his team will ensure that sites and Sub-investigators are set up and accredited to conduct clinical trials.

Damian holds a PhD from Flinders University and an Honour Degree of Bachelor of Biotechnology.

Dr Roili Vinci

Dr Roly Vinci

Chairperson of Advisory Council

Dr Vinci is a director of Your Health Clinics SA which owns and operates four integrated medical centres across metropolitan Adelaide. He graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1978, spending his first years after graduation as a medical officer at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Dr Vinci moved into general practice in 1981 as principal of the Seaton Medical Centre. Positions followed at Paralowie, Port Noarlunga and the Garden Clinic Family Medical Practice at Lockleys where he took on the position as director in 2010. Over the next two years he became director of Adelaide Medical Solutions at Woodville and the Hutt Street General Practice. A position he still retains. His previous board positions range from the Inner West Business Enterprise Centre, PISA, Italian Meals and Services to Community and Visible Recovery. More recently he was Director of the Australian General Practice Network.

Dr Vinci’s involvement with medical committees and panels has included the Teaching Post Accreditation Committee (GP Training), the Pediatric Service Plan (SA Health) Workgroup, Statewide Stroke Clinical Network Rehabilitation Working Group (SA Health) and the Central Hills Medicare Local Steering Committee for after-hours service.

Natasha Martin - Research Physician

Dr Natasha Martin

GP Advisory Council

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