Welcome to ‘People on the move’, Insight’s monthly bulletin to keep the Australian ophthalmic sector updated on new appointments and personnel changes.
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People on the move – July
Matt Wensor – Cylite
Matt Wensor, a stalwart of more than 23 years with Carl Zeiss, has taken a position of senior product manager with Cylite, a local Melbourne manufacturer of the next generation of OCT, the Hyperparallel-OCT (HP-OCT). “An opportunity to work with the team developing the next generations of OCT isn’t something that comes along very often in your hometown,” he said.
Jacqui Regan – CooperVision
Jacqui Regan has recently been appointed as brand manager for myopia management – ANZ. She is an experienced healthcare marketer, having worked at agencies such as Saatchi & Saatchi Healthcare, Leo Burnett and more recently at Medicine X, a healthcare digital communications agency. Jacqui has completed a graduate certificate in marketing and is currently completing her master’s in marketing at Curtin University.
Regine Chapman-Davies – University of New South Wales
Regine has recently transitioned from a visiting clinical supervisor to part-time staff optometrist at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW Sydney.
Dr Khyber Alam – The University of Western Australia
Deakin University Master of Optometry graduate turned academic, Dr Khyber Alam, has been appointed lecturer in the School of Allied Health at The University of Western Australia. Alam, an Afghan refugee who arrived in Melbourne aged 13 with his family in 2007, received the Deakin Young Alumni of the Year award in 2019. He has also completed a PhD in vision impairment and an MBA at Deakin University.