David Irving

Adjunct Professor David Irving is an executive in the life sciences sector with over 25 years’ experience in strategic research leadership and translating research findings into beneficial outcomes.

He holds a PhD in molecular biology/biochemistry (ANU) and undertook post-doctoral research experience with CSIRO and The Rockefeller University, New York. He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. In his present role as Director, Research and Development, the Australian Red Cross Blood Service (Blood Service), he directs all research and development conducted at the Blood Service.

He brings to APPRISE, specific research management expertise in the areas of horizon scanning for emerging infectious diseases, sero-surveillance and access to the broader Blood Service research and development capabilities.