CTx Special Advisor

Dr Warwick Tong, MB, ChB, MPP, GAICD

Key skills: Senior leadership in medical, clinical, commercial and business development in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors.

Dr Tong brings more than 19 years experience of senior leadership in medical, clinical, commercial and business development in the major pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors.

From 2005 to 2011 he was SVP, Development, for Surface Logix Inc, Boston USA.  Previously he held positions of increasing seniority at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), including country, regional and global roles as Medical Director, Business Development Director and VP Commercial Strategy for Infectious Disease.  Before his pharmaceutical industry career he worked in primary care medicine for 14 years, founding two medical clinics in New Zealand.

He graduated as Senior Scholar in Medicine from Auckland University, New Zealand and has a postgraduate qualification in Public Policy from Victoria University, Wellington New Zealand.