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James Garner

CEO and Managing Director, Kazia Therapeutics

Dr. Garner is an experienced life sciences executive who has previously worked with companies ranging from small biotechs to multinational pharmaceutical companies such as Biogen and Takeda. His career has focused on the regional and global development of new medicines from preclinical to commercialization.

Dr. Garner is a physician by training and holds an MBA from the University of Queensland. He began his career in hospital medicine and worked for a number of years as a corporate strategy consultant with Bain & Company before entering the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Kazia Therapeutics in 2016, he led the R&D strategy for Sanofi in Asia-Pacific and was based in Singapore. Dr. Garner is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.