Executive Team

TruScreen’s Executive Team offer a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the business, including sales and marketing, commerce, medicine, science and research and development.

Victoria Potarina

CEO

Mrs Victoria Potarina brings more than twenty years’ commercial experience, previously working at Johnson & Johnson (J&J) in both the UK and across Europe. Additionally, Mrs Potarina has held positions at multiple multinational companies in the FMCG, over-the-counter, medical devices and healthcare sectors.

While at J&J UK, Mrs Potarina was Business Unit Director of the UK and Ireland Diabetes Care Division which comprised of two business units, including; LifeScan, a diagnostic systems manufacturer focusing on the diabetes market specifically blood glucose monitoring systems, and Animas, which specialises in making insulin pumps for diabetes.

Prior to this, she was LifeScan’s Managing Director of Eastern Europe. During her time in this position, Mrs Potarina successfully facilitated a market share turnaround in Russia and consistent year-on-year double-digit growth in Eastern Europe.

Mrs Potarina is currently completing an MBA at Macquarie University Sydney and holds an Honours Master’s Degree in Applied Linguistics from Moscow State Linguistic University. In addition, she has completed a number of post-graduate degrees from top universities across the UK and USA, including London Business School and Northwestern Kellogg University.

 

Guy Robertson

Company Secretary/CFO

Mr. Guy Robertson is a chartered accountant with 30 years of management and leadership experience. He has extensive experience as a finance executive in Australia and Asia across a broad range of industries.

Mr. Robertson is the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary  for TruScreen.

Dr. Jerry Tan

General Manager – Commercial

Dr. Jerry Tan holds degrees Commerce and Medicine and is a qualified Gynaecologist from China. He is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Dr. Tan has extensive knowledge of the TruScreen product and has been involved in establishing the market in China, including, identification of distributors, product registration, market evaluation, and the conduct of clinical trials.

In addition to his overall role as General Manager Commercial, Dr. Tan heads up the TruScreen operations in East Asia including China, the Philippines and South Korea.

Paul Curran

General Manager – Quality & Regulatory Compliance

Mr. Paul Curran has a Bachelor of Science, specialising in all areas of Medical Device Licensing, including Quality Assurance for New Product Development, Technical File development and audit and Risk Assessment.

He is an expert in the fields of Healthcare Compliance and the control of manufacturing, including subcontractors, for the delivery of a quality assured product on time.

Mr. Curran has been involved with the TruScreen product for many years and is responsible for manufacturing, research and development, registrations and quality assurance.

Dr. Zhenglin Wang

Manager - Electro-Optical Production

Dr. Zhenglin Wang holds a PhD in Laser Physics, a Masters Degree in Optics and Bachelor of Science in Optoelectronics.

He has been engaged in the manufacture and development of a range of optical technologies including ophthalmic lasers and wavelength selective switch systems for communication technologies.

Dr. Wang led the establishment of, and now manages, the new TruScreen Electro-Optical fabrication facility based in the Industry Collaboration Hub at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), in Sydney.

Nicole Melia

Manager – Administration and Marketing

Ms. Nicole Melia holds qualifications in Business Administration, and has spent the past 5 years working in management.

She is responsible for the coordination of corporate marketing programs, logistics management, she works closely with both the technical and commercial teams in TruScreen.

Additionally, Ms Melia leads the commercial operations for TruScreen in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

James Haindl

BioTechnologist

Mr. James Haindl holds a Bachelor of Biotechnology. His particular expertise is in medical biotechnology most specifically in microbiology, biochemistry, genomics, medical devices and diagnostics.

Mr. Haindl is heavily involved with the manufacturing, supply chain management, technical assistance, research and development, product training, and quality management of the TruScreen product.

Dr. Carolina Velasquez

Manager - Clinical Research and Training

After gaining her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Dr. Carolina Velasquez worked in hospitals in Bogota, Colombia before emigrating to Australia.

She has recently completed a Masters in Clinical Research at Monash University.

Dr. Velasquez assists in the preparation and conduct of clinical research in Australia & overseas, and in the training of TruScreen’s users in our many markets. In addition, as a fluent speaker in both Spanish and English, Carolina is an important link in our commercial activities in Latin America.