Darren is responsible for management and strategy. He has over 25 years’ executive experience as a successful CEO with a strong commercial focus and common sense approach to business.
Darren’s operational experience includes strategy, business development, organisation, contract negotiation, acquisition and divestment, branding, multi-service offerings, people management and client relationships.
His industry experience includes medical devices, recruitment services – executive search and labour hire, hospitality and retail, with companies such as Sodexo Alliance, Global Orthopaedic Technology and the Total Recruitment Group.
In Darren’s most recent position he restructured Australia’s leading orthopaedic company prior to negotiating a majority stake divestment to a USA based private equity firm.
Finance and Operations Director
Brendon is responsible for the company’s finance and operational deliverables. Brendon is a certified practising chartered Accountant with significant experience in a number of industries in both national and multi-national companies. These include IT&T (Alcatel-Lucent), FMCG (H.J. Heinz), Manufacturing (HPM Legrand), Training and Conferencing, Supply Chain and Chartered Accountancy.
Brendon thrives on developing and implementing business strategy and building teams to support growth and profitability in companies via technical support and a ‘can-do’ attitude.
Over recent years Brendon was integral to the selling of three highly successful companies.
Chief Technology Officer
John’s focus is on the technical, scientific and regulatory issues associated with each custom product Bespoke is involved in commercialising.
John has three degrees in science and engineering and extensive product development experience covering numerous technologies in the mechanical, electronic and software fields.
Inventing his “Spaceball" 3D mouse in 1983, John saw the Spaceball evolve over 15 years to sell globally into the 3D CAD market. The company, now in the USA, went public on NASDAQ in 1995.
John returned to Australia in 1999 and became the Chief Technology Officer for a Brisbane based start-up with inventions in the medical, sports, building and computer industries.
In recent years John has provided technical contracting to various companies to resolve mechanical, electronic and/or software issues with their products.
Will joined the Bespoke team as Sales and Marketing Director in August 2020.
Will has over 20 years’ experience in Healthcare, including 13 years in senior roles in the Medical Device industry.
Will is a formidable advocate for local Australian design and innovation. As Sales and Marketing Director for Global Orthopaedic Technology Pty Ltd (at the time Australia’s largest Orthopaedic manufacturer, now part of Corin group), Will played a key role in successfully bringing dozens of new medical devices to market. Here, he was responsible for the company’s sales, marketing and product management operations, working closely with engineering and surgeon teams to bring concepts to realisation.
Most recently, he was a founding member of 360 Hip Systems Pty Ltd based in Sydney, where he managed engineering teams to design and run dynamic preoperative surgical plans for DePuy Synthes’ hip replacement portfolio.
Bespoke Medical Innovation’s Advisory Board provides advice and insight to the senior management team relating to strategy, finance, operations and emerging technology opportunities.
Medical Advisory Board
Bespoke Medical Innovation’s Medical Advisory Board consists of independent expert physicians who provide technical advice to the Board relating to the clinical efficacy and effectiveness of any medical technologies being considered.
Medical Advisory Chair
Dr Peter Hannaford M.B., B.S., F.A.S.M.F., F.A.C.S.P., F.R.A.C.S., F.A.Orth.A.