Jackie Fairley, B.Sc, B.VSc (Hons), MBA, GAICD, FTSE 
Chief Executive Officer

Dr Jackie Fairley has more than 30 years of operational experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries working in senior management roles with companies including CSL Limited (CSL) and Faulding (now Pfizer). In those roles Dr Fairley had responsibilities which included clinical, regulatory, business development, product development management and general management. At Faulding Dr Fairley was responsible for global product development, regulatory affairs and business development for Faulding’s hospital business which operated in more than 60 countries.

Dr Fairley holds first class honours degrees in Science (pharmacology and pathology) and Veterinary Science from Melbourne University and was a practicing veterinary surgeon prior to joining CSL. Whilst at CSL Dr Fairley obtained a Master of Business Administration from the Melbourne Business School, where she was the recipient of the prestigious Clemenger Medal. Dr Fairley is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Dr Fairley is a non-executive director of the listed investment company Mirrabooka Investments Limited and a member of the Invest Victoria Advisory Board (IVAB) and Carnegie Venture Capital’s investment Committee. Dr Fairley has previously served on the Melbourne Business School Board, the Australian Federal Government’s Commonwealth Science Council and Pharmaceutical Industry Working Group, and the Australian Federal Ministerial  Biotechnology Advisory Council.


Tony Eglezos, B.Sc (Hons), PhD, MBA
Vice President, Business Development 

Dr Eglezos has worked for more than 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry in Australia, the US and Europe for companies including CSL, Amgen, Abbott Labs and Abbott Australasia. Most recently he was Director Commercial Operations, Pharmaceuticals, and In-Licensing at bioCSL and, prior to that, Senior Director Business Development and Licensing at CSL. During his 7 years in business development with CSL, Tony’s responsibilities included acquisitions and due-diligence, commercialisation of in-licensed pharmaceutical products and out-licensing of IP for partnered development for the global R&D group. Tony has a PhD in Immunology from the University of Melbourne and an MBA from the University of Technology Sydney.


Jeremy Paull, B.Sc (Hons), PhD
Vice President, Development and Regulatory Affairs

Dr Jeremy Paull has more than 20 years’ experience in pharmaceutical and medtech product development, regulatory affairs, and commercialisation.  Jeremy has managed all aspects of multiple development and commercialisation projects for products in areas including HIV/STIs, COVID-19, women’s health, dermatology, and oncology, and has achieved market approval and commercialisation of medical device and combination products in global markets. Jeremy has also advanced pharmaceutical products through late stage, global phase 3 clinical trials, and led engagement with global regulatory agencies (FDA, EMA, TGA, MHRA, PMDA). Jeremy leads a team of senior technical managers and was Principal Investigator for two concurrent US NIH-funded, multi-year, multimillion-dollar research and product commercialisation programs involving collaborations with world-renowned, local and international academic institutions and commercial partners. He is a current member of AusBiotech’s AusMedtech Regulatory Affairs Expert Panel and past member of the AusMedtech Victoria Committee. Jeremy has been a member of the Starpharma’s Management since 2003 and has completed executive leadership training at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Melbourne Business School, and Australian Graduate School of Management at UNSW. He joined Starpharma in 2001 from medtech company, Norwood Abbey and has a PhD in pharmacology from Monash University.


Justin Cahill, BBus, MPA, CPA
Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Mr Justin Cahill has more than 15 years’ experience in corporate finance and leadership roles in the biopharmaceutical, food, and agricultural sectors for both ASX-listed companies and in private companies. Prior to joining Starpharma, Mr Cahill was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Paradigm Biopharmaceuticals; and CFO at Diver Foods; and has held senior roles at ASX-listed company Costa Group and at CSL, including 5 years as Divisional CFO of CSL Plasma based in the United States. In these roles, Mr Cahill was responsible for financial performance, financial planning and reporting, compliance, and capital control. Mr Cahill is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) and holds a Master of Professional Accounting and a Bachelor of Business from Swinburne University.