Christopher Selwa

Chris is the Managing Director of MediGroup Australia and responsible for its commercial operations. Chris has a successful track record in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries with experience gained in the USA, UK, and Mainland Europe. His P&L, sales and marketing experience includes start-up phase, mid-size growth and large corporate.

He established a peripheral vascular intervention business for Guidant in the UK, and went on to run their national cardiac intervention marketing in the UK. He has successfully led the launch of 11 medical devices at the national level.

Later, based in Belgium, he was an Associate Director for International Sales and Marketing Organization at AstraZeneca - a role that spanned all non-US sales and marketing and spanned multiple therapeutic areas.

In California, USA he advised medical device industry on their R&D processes, organization and strategy. Clients included blue-chip device companies.

Chris holds a Masters of Engineering from Cambridge University in the UK and an MBA, with distinction, from INSEAD, France.

Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters and playing sports, particularly skiing, mountaineering, running and soccer.



Barry Kraynack is an Emeritus Professor of Anaesthetics and qualified anaesthetist. Throughout his time as an anaesthetist, he has been published 30 times as a lead author and has presented at 40 conferences.


PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Clients provides financial advice, rigorous management of financial processes and strategic financial planning to ensure that MediGroup EBI is well placed to sustain ongoing growth.

Operational and Strategic

Gus Taddeo is a Principal at QMI Solutions (Queensland Manufacturing Institute – Australia’s premier technology diffusion agency). Prior to this, he was the Managing Director at a Brisbane-based SME, the Managing Director of Cook Medical in Australia, which he built to over $100m over 10 years, and the National Sales Manager for Cook Medical for 10 years.

Gus is actively involved in setting strategic direction and its implementation.

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