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 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 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.
SMO Project Manager
Prudence Pilkington is the SMO Project Manager at Fusion Clinical Research and leads a clinical trial
team to project manage trials at the sites.
With over seven experience at CMAX, including Research Nursing and Project Management, Prudence will ensure that sites and Sub-investigators are set up
and accredited to conduct clinical trials. Prudence holds a Bachelor of Nursing from Flinders University and a Graduate Certificate in Public
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 is 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.
Previously, Trevor was 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. As principal of his own consultancy MPM Trevor has worked with Medibank Private, a range of not-for-profit aged-care providers and private 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.
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.
Dr Indranil Kundu
GP Advisory Council
Dr Indranil Kundu graduated as a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in London and also holds a Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning. Before settling in Australia he worked in a family practice in Langley, Berkshire, in the United Kingdom. In 2012 he relocated to Australia and a southern coastal practice in South Australia, eventually buying a family practice in the Adelaide Hills.
Dr Kundu specialises in pro-active health management and chronic disease management with a particular interest in skin cancer, heart disease and diabetes. He is a General Practitioner trainer and educator and supervisor for young doctors and medical students and an Examiner for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He is also a member of the advisory board for the education and training of International Medical Graduates and Registrars.A Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Dr Kundu is also a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner.