We exist to create an alternate future for people living with neurodegenerative diseases. An alternate, healthier life. We’re here to disrupt the trajectory the world has come to accept for people with these diseases.
Alterity Therapeutics was incorporated in Melbourne, Australia in 1997 as Prana Biotechnology and has offices in Melbourne, Australia, and San Francisco, USA. The Company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 2000 and listed on the NASDAQ in 2002.
The company operates under the ticker codes ASX: ATH and NASDAQ: ATHE
Board of Directors
Mr. Kempler is a qualified psychologist with extensive experience in investment and business development, has managed our operations to date and has been responsible for the implementation of our strategic plan and the commercialisation of our technology. Mr. Kempler holds a B.Sc degree in science from Monash University, Grad. Dip. App. Soc. Psych. degree from Swinburne University, and is on the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) Industry Advisory Board. Mr Kempler was appointed as a Non-Executive Chairman of Opthea Limited, an ASX listed drug development company developing innovative, biologics-based therapies for the treatment of eye diseases, on November 30, 2015.
Prior to this, Mr Gozlan was responsible for the largest biotechnology investment portfolio in Australia as the institutional biotechnology analyst at QIC (“the Queensland Investment Corporation”), an investment fund with over AU$60 billion under management. He previously worked as the senior biotechnology analyst in the equities team at Foster Stockbroking, and gained senior corporate finance experience advising life science companies at Deloitte.
Mr. Gozlan is currently a Director of Opthea Limited, an ASX listed drug development company and AusBiotech, which is the Australian Biotechnology Industry body and a number of private biotechnology companies in the USA. He holds a Bachelor of Science with Honors in microbiology and immunology from the University of Melbourne specializing in neurodegenerative diseases.
For over 13 years until the end of August 2014, Mr. Marks was a Director of investment bank Peregrine Corporate Ltd, and is currently a consultant at Henslow Pty Ltd (formerly Halcyon Corporate Pty Ltd), a corporate and capital markets advisory firm specializing in advising small to mid-cap companies.
Mr Marks is currently a non-executive Director of Terragenic International Ltd (renamed Electriq Global Ltd), and also currently serves as Director of Elsight Ltd, Naxopharm Ltd, an ASX listed biotechnology company, and Naxopharm subsidiary, Nyrada Inc.
He has co-founded multiple biotechnology and genomics companies working on aging, neurological, metabolic, infectious and rare diseases. Dr. Sinclair’s work has been featured in five books, two documentary movies, on CBS 60 Minutes, in Morgan Freeman’s “Through the Wormhole” and more. He has received more than 35 awards for his medical research, innovation, and teaching. In 2014, he was named as TIME’s “100 Most Influential People in the World”, TIME’s “50 Most Influential People in Health Care” in 2018 and was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia. He serves on the non-profit boards of the American Federation for Aging Research and the Sanford Lorraine Cross Award.
Dr Sinclair joined the Alterity Board in 2019.
Having recognized the opportunity to leverage this experience in an entrepreneurial environment, he has subsequently moved to pursue his passion for helping create a scalable platform for financing and enabling the world’s best scientists and thought leaders to create change. Tristan’s professional background has been in senior investment roles at leading financial groups such as Goldman Sachs, Brevan Howard, Trafalgar Capital and Mosaic Asset Management. He started his career with the Australian Commonwealth Department of Finance.
Mr Edwards joined the Alterity Board in 2019.
Mr. Meltzer has held a number of Board and Board Advisory roles for private companies in the human resources, health, aged care, software, entertainment and finance sectors, including Director of a federal government licensed Innovation Investment Fund. Mr. Meltzer is also a director on the board of the Australian-Israel Chamber of Commerce and is Chairman of Independence Australia (previously Paraquad).
He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee.