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AMA Victoria is the peak professional body representing doctors from all sectors of the medical workforce Australia-wide.

AMA Victoria looks after the needs and interests of its members which include a community responsibility. 

We are committed to ensuring all Victorians have access to high quality health care through lobbying for improved services in the public system and guaranteed freedom of choice in the private system. Our member doctors put their collective strength behind state and national campaigns and lobbying to influence public health policies and regulations to improve the community’s health.

 

Interim CEO appointed – Dianne Angus BSc (Hons) M. Biotech Grad Dip IP MAICD 

Ms Dianne Angus has been appointed the interim CEO of AMA Victoria. Ms Angus has worked as a senior executive within the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical and agritech industries for over twenty-five years. She has held a diverse array of executive positions including most recently as COO of Prana Biotechnology and before that management of the Joint Venture alliance between Florigene (Aust) and Suntory (Japan) to yield and commercialise floricultural products.

With over fifteen years’ experience in an ASX and NASDAQ listed company, she has expertise in capital raising, investor relations, business development, regulatory, intellectual property and finance, together with excellent corporate governance and compliance capabilities.  She has successfully forged strong partnerships with key medical opinion leaders to create innovative clinical research programs. She has lead shareholder and investor relationship presentations and interactions.  Dianne has also driven the development path for novel pre-clinical agents to late-stage clinical assets before the FDA and European regulators. Underpinning her success in the biopharmaceutical sector is the desire to advance patient care and community health.

Her expertise includes responsibility for human resources including  domestic and international (US and Europe) based employees and consultants.

Ms Angus currently serves as a non-executive director of the Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC).

The President of AMA Victoria, Dr Lorraine Baker, stated “On behalf of the Board of AMA Victoria I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Dianne Angus as CEO, effective 19 February 2018. She brings a depth of experience to this role, one she has undertaken for the interim while an executive search for a permanent CEO is undertaken. We look forward to welcoming Ms Angus to the organisation in February.”

 

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