Dr Carl Ramage (BSc MSc Hons PhD GAICD) is the current appointed Chair of the La Trobe University Institutional Biosafety Committee providing strategic leadership to biosafety and biosecurity governance and collaborative engagement with stakeholders to facilitate La Trobe research excellence.
The ManagingDirector of Rautaki Solutions Pty Ltd., a consultancy business that for the past ten years has specialised in supporting a pathway to market for research across the life sciences sector. An elected Board member and current Chair of the Governance, Finance and Risk Committee of the Association of Biosafety for Australia and New Zealand (ABSANZ), a not-for-profit public company representing the biosafety and bio- risk communities from across Australia and New Zealand. Leading the delivery of the Board strategic plan and primaryresponsibility for implementation of the governance and risk management frameworks.
Core strengths focus on navigating regulatory requirements for the assessment and commercialisation of biotech products.This includes the development of regulatory strategies, drafting regulatory dossiers for submission and assessment by Regulators/competent authorities, development and implementation of compliance frameworks and plans for physical containment facilities and programs for the intentional release and use of genetically modified products.