Kym is a UQ Honours graduate with a PhD from ANU & CSIRO. Kym has more than 28 years experience gained both in Australia and the UK working in the biomanufacturing field with industry partners such as GE, Celltech (UCB), GSK and British Biotech, with the last 20 years in management positions in the contract manufacturing space including Lonza UK and Patheon. Kym returned to Australia in 2015 to join Patheon as General Manager. She is responsible for managing Patheon’s advanced biologics manufacturing operations and driving the future growth of this award-winning facility. Kym is passionate about ensuring Australia remains strategically competitive in biotechnology throughout the 4th Industrial revolution.