James is the founding owner of GP2U Telehealth and an executive director with responsibilities for platform development and clinical oversight. He brings 20 years of clinical and information technology experience to the company and remains a Lecturer in Medicine at the University of Tasmania.
James first learnt to program on a TRS-80 and was involved in the first Dot-com boom in both the UK and South Africa. A life long passion for all things medical, engineering and IT culminated in the formation of GP2U with the goal being to help move Telehealth from its niche in the world of academia into more mainstream use.
Sam has a successful track record as an entrepreneur in the online care space. Starting in 2004 with the foundation of Skin Patrol, Australia’s first mobile tele-dermatology practice, Sam has been at the forefront of both synchronous and asynchronous tele-health.
Sam initiated a relationship between ASX listed healthcare company Medibank Private and leading US telehealth provider, Amwell. That relationship led to the development of Anywhere Healthcare which became the largest online specialist practice servicing over 1,000 GP practices across Australia. Anywhere Healthcare was sold to Telstra Health in early 2015.
Sam joined GP2U to lead our Series A capital raise and has taken a CEO role to help the founders of the business to navigate our current growth phase.
Sam has a Bachelor of Business from the University of South Australia and a Graduate Diploma in Management from the Australian Graduate School of Management.
Dan joined GP2U in 2014 because he saw it and formed the view that it is the right vehicle to see Telehealth thrive in Australia. Previously established Anywhere Healthcare, another Telehealth business, for Medibank (recently sold to Telstra Health).
Dan has a corporate development and strategy background and used to run Medibank’s Corporate Development function where he made a series of health insurance and healthcare acquisitions which helped to transform Medibank from health insurer into an active healthcare player (and that is how it should be). Before Medibank, it was Investment Banking.
Prior to joining GP2U Alex was the Health and Safety Development Manager at Rio Tinto where he developed a 5 year strategic health and safety plan that supported step changes in health and safety performance impacting over 10 000 Rio Tinto Iron Ore employees. At Rio Alex led a project to implement remote Tele-Medicine systems that improved the delivery of medical and health services and reduced treatment costs and improved outcomes across Rio Tinto’s remote mine sites.
Max is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of GP2U.
Having held senior management positions in the areas of Production and Research / Development for several large British companies (Courtaulds and British Carpets) Max relocated to Australia in 1981.
Max has been Founder and Director of several sucessful businesses.
John has held senior roles in a number of professional and community organisations including being a past President of Rotary, Secretary of the Kingborough Lions (soccer), Lecturer with the Faculty of Law at UTAS, and General Counsel to Forestry Tasmania. He is currently the President of TasCAHRD (AIDS council).
He maintains a boutique legal practice and is the Ethicist for the Safety Institute of Australia.
John has been instumental in ensuring GP2U maintains full regulatory compliance in what is a very complex environment.
Carolyn brings years of experience dealing with multimillion dollar budgets in the high intensity time critical world of film and Television production. She has been the production accountant for high profile Australian productions including Macbeth, Stingers, and Summer Heights High.
She developed her core business skills as a manager at Terratec - a world-renowned Australian designer and manufacturer of Tunnel Boring Machines.