Xerion has a highly experienced Board of Directors and Management

Meet the Board

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Peter Streader
Executive Chairman & Founder

Peter has a legal background and is an experienced company Director and Chairman. He has helped form, develop and manage a number of public and private domestic and international companies. Peter holds a Bachelor of Law from University of Melbourne and was a Fellow of the AICD for 18 years.

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Daniel P Goldman
Executive Director & Founder

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Danny has extensive operational and financial expertise in a number of corporate segments. He has been CFO of a number of listed and private companies as well as spending time at Ernst & Young Chartered Accountants. Danny is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds degrees in Accounting Science and Commerce.

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Dr Leodevico
(Vic) Ilag

 Scientific Director & Founder

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Vic has more than 20 years biotech experience serving in senior executive roles in leading biotech companies, in Australia, Europe and the USA. He has also co-founded a number of start-up companies. Vic has a PhD in Microbiology/ Immunology and done postdoctoral studies in structural biology.


Dr Frances Guyett
Non-Executive Director

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A seasoned innovative business leader and board director, with global experience and in-depth knowledge of emerging technologies and their commercial applications. Business-builder, with over 25 years of experience across pharmaceutical companies with FDA experience, universities, government, public and private start-ups, and not for profits organisations.

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Dr Richard Buchta
Non-Executive Director

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Richard has held senior R&D roles with pharma companies including at Steifel Research Australia developing more than 30 products for the US market. Richard is the founder and Director of Formulytica Pty. Ltd., a formulation and analytical method development company, developing formulations for pharma OTC and cosmetic products. Dr Buchta holds a PhD, Master of Science and Bachelor of Science (Hons) degrees, and an MBA.

Meet Our Management Team


Tim Ellis
Research and Development Manager

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Tim has over 20 years’ experience, directing multinational, interdisciplinary research programs in the biotechnology, health and food industries both in the USA and Australia. He has developed his R&D management skills in both large multinational and start-up companies. Tim has a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.


Jeanette Lodge
Chief Regulatory Officer

Jeanette has Masters in Medical Science and more than 23 years of industry experience in regulatory affairs, medical writing and quality management systems. She has held positions in a global healthcare company and has effective working relationships with TGA and Medsafe.

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Andres Monroy Cepeda
General Manager
Manufacturing & 

Quality Assurance

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Andres is an experienced pharmaceutical manufacturing and QA specialist with 15 years in operations, quality & compliance. His experience spans both private and public companies in the healthcare, pharmaceutical and medical device industries globally. Andres possesses a master of App.Sc. and an MBA.

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Yana Gotmaker
General Manager
Marketing & Communications

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Yana is a qualified and highly experienced marketing, advertising and communications professional, with a focus on brand development and growth in the retail and pharmacy space.