Dr. Adrianne Pope
She has a research background and holds a Ph.D. Over 27 years of experience in genetics and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) and pathology services. She started his career in Queensland, Australia in 1986. ART has introduced Adrianne to many international projects with many ART organizations in Australia and abroad, and has served in the United States and Ireland. Adrianne has extensive experience in ART-related matters and has worked closely with the top review body, the Australian Reproductive Technology Accreditation Council (RTAC), for many years. Her involvement included the coordination and drafting of the 2005 RTAC Code of Practice and its 2008 review. Dr Pope was elected President of the Fertility Association of Australia (FSA) in 2003. He was re-elected in 2005, becoming the first FSA president to serve two terms. She has represented the UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA) in a number of government audits and has undertaken a range of legal and regulatory matters.
Having commenced a professional career as an embryologist in a pioneering area of healthcare, her work lead her out of the laboratory and into many varied roles in healthcare management, establishing ART facilities, implementing Quality Management Systems, strategic planning and business development. This leadership was recognized outside of specific employment positions with numerous career highlights including: PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS President of the Fertility Society of Australia 2003 —2007 Member of NH MRC Licensing Committee Working Party on Definition of an Embryo 2005 Scientific Representative on Reproductive Technologies Accreditation Committee (RTAC) 2001— 2007 Chairperson —Scientists In Reproductive Technology (SIRT) — 2001— 2003 Director— Fertility Society of Australia — 2002 — 2007 Co. opted supporting committee member of MSAC on Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection —2002 — 2003 Mosh IVF Standards Subcommittee —seaetary 2000 —2004 Mosh IVF Research Sub Committee-1999 — 2004 NATA Assessor-15015189 Review Committee RTAC Code of Practice —2004, 2005, 2006 & 2007 Scientific Advisor to Victorian Infertility Treatment Authority (VARTA) — 2004— 2010 Consultant to Dept. Health & Ageing — Regulation of .id Organs, Tissue & Reproductive Tissues 2007 RTAC Code of Practice— Technical Expert Committee for the revision of Code 2007-2008 RTAC Auditor —Technical Expert National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council — Supervision Drafting Committee 2008 — 2013 Adrianne’s professional responsibilities have included: CEO (Old.) Monash IVF Leadership role with responsibilities in business success; establishing new facilities; raising company profile; $14M budget development and compliance. Business development – Negotiation with US companies and Australian regulators resulting in access by Australian patients to donated gametes from the USA— an Australian first. Director of Business Development, Repromed Business growth including implementation of brand awareness marketing strategy. Project leader for due diligence process of a highly successful share sale to a private equity company. Development of new website with external consultants. o Integration of a new business in New Zealand. Establishing new facilities. Financial review and development of synergies. Operations Manager, Wesley Monash IVF & Monash IVF Regional Ld.. Director of Laboratory Services, Monash IVF Director of Embryology, Monash IVF Reproductive Biology Supervisor, Ld.. Fertility Group Consultant to Embryology — Human Assisted Reproduction in Ireland Director of Andrology & In Vitro Fertilizations — Hillcrest Fertility Centre, Tulsa USA Director of Reproductive Biology —Southern California Fertility Institute — Los Angeles USA IVF Scientist — Ld. Fertility Group.