Director &
Secretary

Chiara Giovanrosa
Management Consultant
B.BA | M.Acc | M.BusFin

Chiara Giovanrosa

Chiara is a business administration and management consultant at Churchill Consulting. Her experience includes overseeing major business transformations - as well as implementing change management programs - both locally and internationally. Leading Biacor, Chiara draws upon her knowledge of a variety of diverse industries, clients and organisations, with close connections to EY Australia and Deloitte Italy. As the 'Director and Secretary' of Biacor, Chiara looks after the management and administration of the company, including high level decision making, and both performance and risk management.



Director

Dr Rhys Daniel
Medical Doctor | Engineer
MBBS | B.Eng (Hons)


Dr Rhys Daniel

Rhys is a medical doctor with an engineering background. His experience is highly varied and ranges from undertaking detailed designs of LNG gas plants, to caring for critically ill patients. He is skilled at translating complex technical information to diverse audiences, drawing on his experience working as a doctor, as well as his technical engineering skills. As a ‘Director’ of Biacor, Rhys is able to leverage his diverse background to have a deep understanding of all areas of the company, and evaluate the best pathway forward to achieve sustained success.



Laboratory Research Lead

Martina Mariano
Scientist | Researcher
B.Sc | M.Sc | Ph.D Candidate


Martina Mariano

Martina is a research scientist currently completing her Ph.D in neurodevelopment at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. Martina possesses a deep understanding of human genetics, having worked as a molecular biologist and geneticist both locally and internationally in academia and industy. Her skills include forensic analysis, medical diagnostics, neuroscience and laboratory proficiency. As ‘Laboratory Research Lead’ at Biacor, Martina guides the the company with technology development, drawing upon her scientific knowledge to develop strategies that ensure Biacors’ products get to market as quickly as possible.




Microbiology Consultant

Janessa Pickering
Scientist | Researcher
B.Sc (Hons) | Ph.D



Janessa Pickering

Janessa is an infectious diseases microbiologist with over 10 years’ experience in medical research. Her expertise is in the development and standardisation of molecular assays for accurate diagnosis,surveillance and modelling bacterial colonisation and infection in vitro. As Biacors' microbiology consultant, Janessa develops appropriate and insightful experiments to ensure scientific rigor for all R&D activities.