Dr Samaras has had over 25 years business experience in the global Life Sciences industry and is a recognised and respected industry expert. He has held a number of senior executive level positions in management, marketing, sales, and research and development.
His roles have included appointments as Managing Director of Applied Biosystems Pty Ltd (now part of Thermo Fisher), and senior roles with Perkin Elmer and AMRAD Corporation (now part of CSL). Dr Samaras is an experienced executive, non-executive and Board Chairman, having served on the boards of several biotechnology companies including one that was ASX-listed. For the past 10 years Dr Samaras has focused his efforts on enabling a number of US biotechnology companies by facilitating their international market expansion and structured development of commercial revenue channels outside of their traditional onshore markets. Nick holds a BSc with Honors in Pathology and Immunology from Monash University, and a Ph.D. in Medical Biology from the Department of Medicine at The University of Melbourne. He also holds postgraduate business qualifications which include an MBA from the School of Management at RMIT University, and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Institute of Management.Read More