Editor
NSW - Sydney Metro
Specialties
Editor
Publisher
Program Management
Project Coordinator
Sales Planning & Analysis

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Career

Private - Editor
Health Care, Fitness & Social Assistance - Media, Publishers, Art & Fashion
NSW, Australia
Specialties
Editor
Publisher
Responsibilities
  • Assessing Original Research and Review Articles for publication and making publication decisions ;
  • Managing peer review process ;
  • Managing journal strategy and scope
  • Commissioning authors to write reviews
Achievements
  • Launced a new Open Access Journal that became profitable in its first year
  • After 5 years was appointed associate editor of an additional, top-tier subscription journal
Springer Healthcare - Drug Evaluation Programme Manager
Health Care, Fitness & Social Assistance - Media, Publishers, Art & Fashion
New Zealand
Specialties
Program Management
Project Coordinator
Sales Planning & Analysis
Responsibilities
  • Managed around 100 writing projects per year, liaising with international sales teams and pharmaceutical companies to ensure on-time and on-label delivery of projects
Achievements
  • I implemented a system of smooth project flow, follow-up and accountability by all stakeholders, and metrics tracking to ensure fact-based decision-making and achievement of targets.
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Roche Products - Product Specialist
Health Care, Fitness & Social Assistance - Healthcare, Medical, Nursing & Veterinary
New Zealand
Specialties
Sales Representative
Responsibilities
  • Training of GP's and nurses on identification and referral of patients with renal anemia
Private - Regional Access Manager
Health Care, Fitness & Social Assistance - Healthcare, Medical, Nursing & Veterinary
South Africa
Specialties
Management
Sales Manager
Responsibilities
  • Leading a team of six access representatives focused on improving access to Pfizer products
Achievements
  • I selected and appointed a new team of six representatives whose sole aim was to ensure that Pfizer's products received reimbursement support from providers and medical aids. Arranged all training needs for this new team and developed unique performanc metrics
Pfizer - Managed Healthcare Consultant
Health Care, Fitness & Social Assistance - Healthcare, Medical, Nursing & Veterinary
South Africa
Specialties
Consulting
Responsibilities
  • Key account management with Private Medical Schemes, Medical Scheme Administrators, Pharmaceutical Management Benefit Companies, and Pharmaceutical Wholesalers to ensure product reimbursement and formulary inclusion of Pfizer products ;
  • Used a combination of clinical and pharmacoeconomic data to ensure success
Pfizer - Senior Sales Representative
South Africa
Specialties
Sales Representative
Responsibilities
  • Promoting cardiovascular drugs to GPs and Specialists
South African Institute for Medical Research - Medical Scientist & Lecturer
Science & Environment
South Africa
Specialties
Life Scientists
University Lecturer
Responsibilities
  • Research on malaria mosquitoes. Lecturing to third year University students.

Education and Qualifications

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Year Qualifications Level Institution
2013 Other Unknown No
2013 Papers in Cost Effectiveness Evaluation and Clinical Trial design and analysis Other Auckland University No
2011 Paper in Health Economics Other Massey University No
2002 Programme In Business Leadership Graduate Certificate University of South Africa No
1997 Master of Science - Zoology Other University of the Witwatersrand No

Achievements Summary

Completed my Masters Degree in Science while working in a molecular biology laboratory and lecturing at University. I received numerous rewards as a pharmaceutical sales rep for top market share growth and top market shares. Was promoted twice in my pharmaceutical career to a healthcare consultant and then a sales manager. Was appointed as Editor of an international, peer reviewed journal and later also as associate Editor of an internationally renowned pharmacokinetics subscription journal.

IT Skills

Software Skills

  • Word (Intermediate)
  • Excel (Intermediate)
  • Power Point (Intermediate)