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Novita Healthcare Limited (ASX:NHL) is an Australian Medical Technology Company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Novita's core focus is the development of TALI Health and the TALI Technology.
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Board of Directors

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IAIN KIRKWOOD

Executive Chairman

Mr Kirkwood joined the Board on 9 August 2010 as a Non-Executive Director and was appointed Chairman on the 18th April 2011. Mr Kirkwood is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Avexa Remuneration and Nomination Committee.

JEFFERSON HARCOURT

Non-Executive Director

Mr Harcourt has over 15 years of experience as a company director and founder of Grey Innovation, a cutting edge engineering and technology commercialisation company based in Melbourne, Australia.

MARK SIMARI

Non-Executive Director

Mark Simari brings a wealth of corporate and management experience to the Novita Healthcare team. He has been responsible for a number of successful company re-births as well as the integration of several acquisitions applying his strong business acumen and hands on management philosophy.

Mr Kirkwood has extensive operational, financial, general management and boardroom experience, particularly in the life sciences industry.  His successful business career spans 38 years in a range of industries including auditing, resources, manufacturing and healthcare, in Australia, the UK and the USA.  He started his career joining Arthur Andersen & Co in London and then held a range of senior financial and general management positions in Woodside Petroleum Ltd, Santos Ltd, Pilkington plc, F.H. Faulding & Co Ltd and Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

He has considerable experience in capital raising and IPO’s on the ASX being on the boards of BCT, MVP and VEI during the IPO process. He is currently a substantial shareholder and Chairman of Bluechiip Ltd (ASX:BCT). He has previously served on the boards of Medical Developments International Ltd. (ASX:MVP), Vision Group Holdings Ltd. (ASX:VGH), MHM Ltd (ASX:MHM) and PolyNovo Ltd (ASX:PNV).

Mr Harcourt has a Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) and has worked in a wide range of industry sectors including defence, automotive, consumer electronics, and medical devices. Grey collaborates with leading Australian universities and research organisations to translate leading edge technologies into market ready products. Mr Harcourt has brought over one hundred products to market in the past fifteen years, and these devices are sold under leading brand names around the world.

He works closely with his technical team, and is comfortable with complex technology and product development methodologies.  In 2014 Jefferson co-founded the Verde Foundation; a not-for-profit foundation to translate medical device research into investment ready propositions. He has also raised capital and created a number of spin out companies, sits on a number of company boards, and is committed to helping create successful high-tech companies.

With excellent networks in the health and aged care, banking, capital markets and financial services sectors Mark has proven capabilities across a diverse range of industries facing substantial challenges in demanding environments.

Mark’s background incorporates experience as a company secretary, financial advisor and stockbroker and as the owner of several enterprises with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, business re-structuring, building shareholder value and ASX small to mid cap listings.

As Managing Director and Corporate Executive for Paragon Care (2009), Mark was instrumental in turning the company around from potential administration to embarking on an acquisition program that is now capitalising on the high growth health and aged care sector as well as delivering shareholder returns.