Dr Martin Cross

Medicines Australia Chairman
'The value of medicines isn’t just longevity; it’s time to also recognise the value in quality of life, productivity, and independence'
Wednesday, 18 March 2015
Arrive from 11.30am, lunch 12 noon, speaker 12.30 concludes 1.30pm
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Dr Martin Cross became the Appointed Chairman of Medicines Australia on the 4th November 2013.

Martin’s career spans nearly 30 years in the prescription medicines industry. His early career was in the UK before he gained considerable international experience in global roles and in Japan. Martin started work in Australia in 2003 and became an Australian citizen in 2008. Prior to becoming the Chairman of Medicines Australia he has been the Managing Director of two major pharmaceutical companies in Australia, on the board and executive of Medicines Australia and Chairman of the GMiA. From 2012 to 2013 Martin served as the Chairman of the Pharmaceuticals Industry Council, the peak body for Australia’s pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Martin graduated with a PhD in microbiology from Aberdeen University Scotland and has undertaken postgraduate study at INSEAD and the Harvard Business School and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.