About CBE

Our Mission

CBE’s mission is to enable our customers to be successful, efficient and compliant, delivering safe and effective products to their customers and patients.

Values

Client Focus: We are committed to continually meeting our customers’ needs and enabling their success.

Integrity: We are committed to honest, transparent and ethical communication and service.

Collaboration: We acknowledge different ideas, strengths, interests, and cultural backgrounds are necessary for our client success.

Quality: We are committed to delivery of best-in-class service, aligned with regulations to enable our clients to deliver high quality patient healthcare.

Our Team

CBE’s Directors have extensive senior management and technical experience with leading global Biopharmaceutical and Pharmaceutical companies. We work directly with customers and include leading compliance, quality systems, operations, project management, engineering and process validation experts. We have multiple decades of combined consulting experience. We also collaborate with a trusted team of regional affiliates.

CBE has widespread capabilities across biopharmaceutical sectors including: Biologics, Blood Products, Vaccines, APIs, Drugs, Sterile Products, Diagnostics and Medical Devices.

Steve Williams

Steve Williams

With more than 45 years experience in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industries, Steve provides strategic solutions to regulatory and compliance challenges, along with advanced training courses.

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Alison Cook

Alison Cook

With management and leadership experience of more than 30 years across the biopharmaceutical, diagnostic and health service sectors, Alison was CEO of Genetic Technologies Ltd, and spent 13 years in senior executive roles at CSL.

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Jeff Davies

Jeff Davies

With more than 30 years of leadership across the biopharmaceutical industry, Jeff was CSL’s Executive Vice President and GM Asia Pacific. He also had oversight of plasma products, influenza vaccines, anti-venoms, in licensed vaccines and pharmaceuticals as well as the diagnostic product business.

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Justine Mann

Justine Mann

Justine has more than 20 years experience in the Pharmaceutical industry in technical, management and leadership positions. Justine specialises in the development of strategic quality and risk management solutions to meet regulatory and compliance challenges, and brings expertise in Microbiology and Aseptic manufacturing.

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Maurice Parlane

Maurice Parlane

Maurice has significant international experience as a subject matter expert and specialist trainer in science and risk based approaches to manufacturing across the biopharmaceutical industry, he is professional engineer drawing on 30 years’ experience in technical and consulting roles.

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Paul Fletcher

Paul Fletcher

Paul specialises in leading complex projects in Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical and Life Science companies and is currently heading the Business Team in the design, build and global implementation of new SAP and GLIMS systems for a major multinational pharmaceutical manufacturer.

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Andrew Watson

Andrew Watson

Andrew has 25 years experience in the design, construction, commissioning, validation and operation of a wide range high tech facilities, including pharmaceutical manufacturing, high containment, industrial cleanroom, hospital pharmacy and specialist research facilities.

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Rachel Jensen

Rachel Jensen

Rachel Jensen has over 20 years of experience across the biotech industry in commercial operations, strategic compliance and business management. As a Director at CBE, she provides specialised consulting services that assist organisations with strategy and commercial development.

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Associates

CBE’s associates provide highly specialised assistance, within the biopharmaceutical sector and in allied fields, such as IT and communications. They work closely with CBE’s experts to ensure premium outcomes across all areas of activity.

Mark Forbes

Mark provides strategic communications guidance to corporate clients and institutions. An award-winning journalist and editor, he specialises in reputation building communications strategies. He is the founder of Forbes Consultancy.

Rai Karklins

Rai has over 25 years’ experience in Chemical, Pharmaceutical, and Biotech (Cell culture/Vaccines), from startup Biotechs, to MNC including senior level quality, operational and project roles. He regularly assists CBE with compliance, remediation, technology transfer, scale up and quality system projects.

Daniel Price

Daniel is a highly experienced computer systems validation specialist with extensive international experience working with integration and governance of enterprise level and process automation and computerised systems. He assists CBE with CSV projects when required.

Phil Wykes

With qualifications in electrical trades and engineering, Phil brings over 30 years’ experience in engineering, capital projects, production and reliability across the pharmaceutical, food and beverage manufacturing industries internationally. He has demonstrated great success in consulting to many levels in organisations: from design and installation, to high level strategic evaluations and presentations to industry leaders.

Industry Associations

The CBE team are member of and provide pro-bono support to professional organisations including ISPE, PDA, Standards Australia, and work with, collaborate and support other industry associations.

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Affiliates

CBE works with and supports several affiliate organisations. They include: Accelagen (supporting regulatory and clinical research projects in Australia and Asia Pacific Region); Biotech East (supporting Biotech initiatives in Taiwan); Complya China (supporting quality, compliance, facility design and due diligence programs in China); Hong Kong Institute Biotechnology (supporting biotechnology programs in Hong Kong and China), New Wayz (GMP Consulting and contracting business in New Zealand), No Deviation (in Singapore).

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