Dr Farrell has over 20 years of experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. He is currently has a global role in Certara USA, Inc. as Vice President Corporate Strategy and Business Development. Past appointments include Vice President Business Development Biota Pharmaceuticals, Associate Director GBS Venture Partners, Research Manager Johnson & Johnson Research and CEO of Gene Shears. Dr Farrell is also a member of the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research Board Commercialisation Committee, a non-executive Director of ASX-listed company Pro Medicus and Executive Director of Certara Australia.