RRR People

Each member of the Rapid Response Revival Board brings with them a wealth of knowledge and experience from their field of expertise. This expertise spans business, healthcare, emergency services, medicine, engineering, science and media.

Donovan Casey B.Sc., MBA (Cand), JP
Company Secretary and Board Chairman
Donovan (Donno) is a successful entrepreneur with more than 25 years experience across multiple industries. He has substantial experience in developing new products and services, building new companies and generating profitable outcomes in both established and emerging markets. He knows how to bridge the gap between a great idea and market viability.
John Haines
Business Development Director
John Haines is a former MICA Flight Paramedic, Deputy Chairperson of the Australian Resuscitation Council (NSW Branch), President of the Australian Emergency Care Providers (AECP) and the founder and managing director of Australia’s first recognised private training provider, Australian First Aid in 1988, a part of the APL Group Pty Ltd.
Erol Teber B.E, M.Sc.
Engineering Director
Erol is a qualified Electrical and Electronics Engineer with three decades of global experience in Project Management, Technology Product Development and Technical Sales.  He has worked with high profile organisations such as IBM, UGL and Ausgrid and takes a commercial approach to his work.
Leanne Knowles B.Bus.
Commercial Director and Chief Executive Officer
Leanne is a communications specialist and business consultant, with 30 years’ experience in business strategy and planning, sales, marketing and team productivity. She specialises in working with start-ups and high growth businesses in technology and innovation. Leanne is an experienced Board Director, having served on three not-for-profit Boards across 13 years of service.
Simon Shields B.Com. (Hons), LLB, MBA.
Non-Executive Director, Rapid Response Revival
Principal, Monash Investors
Simon is an Investment Management Advisor and Principal of Monash Investors. Following very distinguished academic performance, Simon rose through the ranks of noteworthy investment companies such as Rothschild & Co, Colonial First State Global Asset Management, and was Head of Australian Equities, UBS Global Asset Management from 2007 to 2012. Simon is currently Principal of his own wealth management company Monash Investors.
George Loizou
Non-Executive Director, Rapid Response Revival
Director, Compliance Management Solutions
George is a specialist in Medical Device compliance and consulting. His expertise covers Medical Device Manufacturing, Regulation and Certification, and the following:
• Medical Device Auditor (1st / 2nd / 3rd Party)
• (ISO 13485/MDD 93/42 and associated state of the art standards)
• TGA GMP Auditor (1st / 2nd Party) & Consultation
• Therapeutics and Cosmetics Label and Ingredients Review
• Australian Medical Device Sponsor
Sarah Walke
Advisory Board Member and Compliance Manager
Sarah has an extensive background in health administration, management and research, with 6 years as Manager of a Stem Cell Research Unit at University of NSW / Prince of Wales Hospital. Sarah more recently authored the Australian Code of Practice for Autologous Stem Cell Therapies.
Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, FAEMS
Advisory Board Member
Professor, Department Of Emergency Medicine University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada
Dr. Bryan Bledsoe is Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine. He is an attending emergency physician at UMC in Las Vegas. He is board-certified in emergency medicine and EMS. Dr. Bledsoe has over 40 years of experience in EMS and the author of numerous textbooks, journal articles, and peer-review papers. Dr. Bledsoe is the medical director of Allegiance Mobile Health in Texas.
Dean Cooper
Advisory Board Member
Managing Director, Syntology Pty Ltd
Dean is a “hands on” electronics engineer with substantial experience in a range of industries. Dean founded Rand Walker “Computers for Industry” in the early 1980’s with university colleagues designing control and automation systems. Later the company took on a product development focus, leading Dean to R&D roles in Hypertec Research and Keycorp Limited. Dean founded Dean Cooper Designs in the early 2000’s and in 2005 he founded Syntology, an engineering services company that focusses on products, systems and technologies.