Arthur Brandwood

Arthur Brandwood

Director and Principal Consultant

Arthur Brandwood has spent more than 30 years in the medical devices sector working across industry, academia and government. Senior government roles have included Director of Device Registrations and Assessment at TGA and he has also served as Chair of the Regulatory expert panel for industry association AusMedtech. Over the past 20 years Arthur has provided expert consulting services to a global clientele ranging from start-ups to top tier multinationals.

With deep expertise in biocompatibility and biomaterials development, Arthur’s published research includes the development of commercialised implant materials. He has served as President of the Australian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering and, for more than 25 years, has led Australia’s technical delegation for development of ISO 10993 biocompatibility standards.

Arthur gives freely of his time in professional service to actively support start-up incubators and professional associations through mentoring programs, regulatory training and coaching. He delivers professional training through the Australian Association of Regulatory and Clinical Scientism (ARCS) and is Fellow of the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS). He also provides advice and guidance to regulatory agencies, particularly in emerging markets, and serves as Advisor to the Asian Harmonization Working Party.

In the world of academia, Arthur serves on the Industry Advisory Boards of the engineering schools at the Universities of Sydney and Melbourne. He is currently visiting Professor at the University of Sydney where he teaches regulatory affairs to biomedical engineers and has also held academic appointments at Brunel University (London), UNSW Sydney, and visiting positions at Mahidol University (Bangkok) and National University of Singapore.

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