Mike McCormick, President & CEO
President & CEO
Mike has more than 30 years of experience in the medical device industry and President level experience with both public and private medical device companies. Prior to Osprey Medical, he was President/CEO of Anulex Technologies, Inc., focused on supporting the healing of spinal soft tissues; President of Centerpulse Spine-Tech and was involved in the successful sale of Centerpulse Inc. to Zimmer in 2003 for US$3.2 billion. Mike also spent 10 years in sales and sales leadership positions with Boston Scientific’s Cardiovascular Division (SCIMED) and Baxter Healthcare. Mike received a BBA from the University of Texas at Austin and is an active board member at Formae, Inc.
John Erb, Non-Executive Chairman
John has served on the Osprey Medical board for 10 years. He is currently Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of CHF Solutions, Inc., a manufacturer of medical devices for the heart failure market. John previously served as Chairman of the Board for Vascular Solutions, Inc., manufacturer of medical devices for the cardiology and interventional radiology markets, which was acquired in 2017 by Teleflex, Inc. for US$1 billion. He has held numerous board positions, including CryoCath Technologies, Inc., acquired by Medtronic for US$350 million in 2008; and SenoRx, Inc., acquired by C.R. Bard for US$250 million in 2010. John has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton.
Andy Jane, Non-Executive Director
Andy has more than 20 years of experience in the biomedical and IT industries. He is a Managing Director with Talu Ventures in Brisbane, Australia, with a portfolio of investments formerly managed by CM Capital Investments. Andy is a Board member of Piedmont Animal Health; Advent Pharmaceuticals Pty; Altiris Pharmaceuticals Inc.; and Piedmont Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He has a BSc Hons degree in Physics from the University of St Andrews in Scotland; a Master of Science degree in Instrumentation from the University of Manchester; a Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Markets) from AFMA; and a post-grad Certificate in Science Media & Journalism from the University of Technology in Sydney.
Neville Mitchell, Non-Executive Director
Neville has served as a director with Osprey Medical since July 2012 and is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee. In 2017, Neville became a member of the Board of Directors of Sirtex Limited and the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District. Neville is also a member of the Board of Taxation (since 2015) and a panel member of the NSW Medical Device Fund. Neville was the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Cochlear Limited for over 20 years. He previously served as the President of Group 100 and a Director of the HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC). Neville has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and is a professional member of the Australian and South African Institutes of Chartered Accountants.
Chris Nave, Ph.D., Non-Executive Director
Chris Nave, Ph.D.
Chris is a founding partner of Brandon Capital Partners and Chief Executive Officer of the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund.
Brandon Capital is a leading Australian life science investment firm with over $500M in assets currently under management.
Chris was previously Director of Commercialisation at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia, where he led the commercialization of technologies developed at the Baker and Alfred Hospital. Chris was also Manager of the Biotechnology Team at Melbourne Ventures, the commercialisation company of the University of Melbourne.
In 2014, Chris was awarded the Australian Biotechnology Johnson & Johnson Industry Leadership Award, for his contribution to the industry.
Chris is currently a Director of Global Kinetics Corporation, PolyActiva, OccuRx Therapeutics, QueOncology and Athena Medicines. Chris has a first-class Honours degree in Science and a Ph.D. in Endocrinology and Physiology from the University of Melbourne and he has completed the Private Equity and Venture Capital Program at Harvard Business School, Boston, MA.