ParaQuad People

David Clarke

Chief Executive Officer


David brings an unusual combination of clinical experience and commercial management to ParaQuad. He has a wealth of experience working in the medical device and healthcare sectors. Most recently he has been working with organisations as a senior adviser, developing strategic plans and mentoring senior leaders and managers.

David’s healthcare sector experience also includes Director roles in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong with broad market experience in the US and Europe. David was appointed to the ParaQuad Board in 2015, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and qualified for his MBA in 2011. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of ParaQuad in April 2019.

David stated “I have worked alongside and admired ParaQuad and BrightSky for over a decade. The level of personal support ParaQuad provides to its core customers – people living with various forms of paralysis - is both remarkable and life affirming. At the same time BrightSky’s role in providing choice and access for people to vital medical products right across Australia complements ParaQuad’s personal services”.

Elke Schreiner

General Manager

BrightSky Australia


Qualifications:

BEc, MBA (Marketing), Green Belt Lean Six Sigma

Experience:

An experienced manager in operations, business development and marketing within the healthcare sector. Over 10 years in healthcare in sales and marketing roles. Previous roles at ParaQuad NSW: Acting GM BrightSky Australia; Business Development Manager BrightSky Australia; National Marketing Manager ParaQuad NSW; National Customer Operations Manager BrightSky Australia; National Business Development Manager and Contract Manager BrightSky Australia; Portfolio Manager (Wound Care); BrightSky Australia.

Kylie Wicks

General Manager

Clinical Services


Qualifications:

MN (Research) BHlth, DipAppSc (Nursing) Certificate Continence Management – Certificate Spinal Cord Injuries

Experience:

General Manager Clinical Services ParaQuad NSW and BrightSky Australia, Manager Clinical Services ParaQuad NSW and BrightSky Australia, Clinical Nurse Consultant 3 Spinal/Continence ParaQuad NSW, Clinical Nurse Consultant 1 Spinal/Continence BrightSky Australia, Project Development Officer ParaQuad NSW, Nurse Educator ParaQuad NSW, Clinical Nurse Specialist Spinal ParaQuad NSW, Registered Nurse Prince Henry Hospital Spinal Unit

Awards:

Winner of the 2013 NSW Disability Industry Innovation Awards, Emerging Leader category, for development of 3 product selection tools to assist health professionals prescribe the most effective product.