Our Team - DTS Regulatory Consultants

Stellina Popplewell (Assoc.Dip.App.Sc.(ChemTech)) – Senior Consultant

Possesses a broad chemical knowledge.Commercial involvement with chemical manufacturing industry. In depth regulatory experience gained over 20 years in Australia and New Zealand. Veterinary medicine and animal health expertise.
Hands on experience with TGA registrations for registrable and listable products.Knowledgeable with NICNAS listing of chemicals and notifications.Involvement with AQIS registrations for products in export meat establishments. GHS/hazard classification speciality, label and safety data sheet compliance. Strong client focus.
Stellina is an Associate Member of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute

Gavin Hall (B.Sc. Hons) – Chief Operating Officer

Broad regulatory experience gained over 24 years in government and industry. Focus on creating regulatory solutions for the most difficult and interesting products. Has held senior APVMA roles (Pesticides Program, Data Protection, Fees Review, Senior Evaluator). Strong networks across industry. Has a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours from Australian National University in Canberra. Gavin has been with DTS since 2007.

Chang Li (B.Biotech and M.Sc.) – Consultant

Specialist in pesticide science, with extensive experience in researching various pesticide mechanisms at a molecular level. Experience with regulatory processes in China, Australia and New Zealand. Strong commitment to quality work. Knowledgeable with broad range of submission types. Worked as a consultant assisting companies in China and Australia. With her Chinese background and language skills Chang is well placed to assist clients, notably Asian suppliers, in securing regulatory approvals and compliance in Australia.

Dr. Sharon Gossage (B.Sc. Hons, M.Sc., PhD) – Consultant

An experienced regulatory scientist with almost 10 years’ experience. Spent several years as a Higher Scientific Officer with the UK Chemical Regulations Directorate (CRD) with a role in evaluation of plant protection products and biocides, and has considerable UK and European regulatory knowledge. Also has extensive experience in agricultural chemical regulation in both Australia (APVMA) and New Zealand (EPA/ACVM). Experienced in organising and managing field trials to support product registration. Has a strong focus on submission quality that meets regulatory requirements. Sharon is also an experienced research scientist with a strong microbiology, molecular biology and parasitology/entomology background, and held several post-doctoral research positions in infectious disease before moving into regulatory science.

Eunice Wong (B.App.Sc. and M.Agr.St.) – Consultant

Eunice’s background in horticulture led to involvement with nematodes and screening for resistance in sugarcane glasshouse and field trials. This level of plant protection knowledge greatly assists in understanding pesticide products. Knowledgeable and practical experience with NICNAS listing of chemicals, GHS/hazard classification, label, and safety data sheet compliance, TGA literature searches for complementary medicines. Great attention to detail, follow through with strong focus on submission quality that meets regulatory requirements and post registration compliance responsibilities. Eunice also is well versed in Chinese languages.

Zsuzsanna

Zsuzsanna Sipos (BHSc, Dip Nutr, Dip Herb Med) – Consultant

TGA Consultant with 15 years’ experience in clinical, research, product development and regulatory affairs. Specialises in herbal/natural medicines, medical devices and complimentary medicines. Registered Naturopath who is well skilled in ARTG requirements, NPD and health technical writing.

Nikhil Kamani (B.Tech (Hons)) Consultant

Over a decade of experience within variety of regulatory framework in Australia and New Zealand. Has held roles within R&D, Quality and Regulatory at a TGA and APVMA licensed facilities providing clients with in-depth understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing. Experience within formulation development for variety of cosmetic and pharmaceutical dosage forms. Practical experience in validation procedures and quality management systems compliant to TGA PIC/S. Expertise within veterinary regulation in Australia and New Zealand. Hands on experience applying TGA registration for complementary medicines and medical devices. Knowledgeable with AQIS registration and biological import and export regulations. Thorough understating of GHS, ADG and other hazardous chemical regulations for hazardous chemical classification, including NZ EPA regulations.

Michael Wang (B.Sc (Pharma), M.BioTech) Consultant

Michael has been working in the commercial pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industry for 15 years as an analytical chemist/biochemist, performing tests on active analytes of medicinal drugs, multivitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal products, food matrices and agricultural feed samples. He has extensive experience in the use of analytical/chromatography instrumentation to conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis. He has also provided compliance and scientific data for regulatory affairs regarding TGA listings of AUST-L and AUST-R marketed products.

Tamara

Tamara Thornton – Finance Manager

Strong financial and project management background. Focus on streamlining administration procedures and improving our client experience.

David Dwyer (B.Bus, M.Econ) – Business Manager

Focus on customer service and project management. Skilful in process improvement through the use of technology. Experience in a variety of industries and businesses across Queensland.