Board of Directors
Mr Richard Davis
Mr. Richard Davis joined the Group in June 2014 and is currently serving as a nonexecutive director of ASX listed companies, InvoCare Limited and Australian Vintage Limited (Chairman).
Richard worked for InvoCare for 20 years until 2008. For the majority of that time he held the position of CEO and managed the growth of that business through a number of ownership changes and over 20 acquisitions, including offshore in Singapore.
Prior to InvoCare Limited, Richard worked as an accounting partner of Bird Cameron. Richard holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney.
Mr Josef Czyzewski
Mr. Josef Czyzewski joined the Group in June 2014 and has over 30 years of experience in senior finance positions and significant experience in the health industry. Josef has held the positions of CFO at Healthscope Limited, and more recently CFO/General Manager Strategy and Development at Spotless Group Limited following its takeover by private equity interests in 2012.
Prior to that time, Josef had held various senior finance positions with BHP Billiton including VP Finance and Corporate Treasurer. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Newcastle and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Neil Broekhuizen
Mr. Neil Broekhuizen is the Joint Chief Executive Officer of Ironbridge.
Neil has over 30 years experience in the finance industry, including 28 years in private equity with Investcorp and Bridgepoint in Europe and Ironbridge in Australia.
He has sat on the Ironbridge Investment Committee since inception.
He is the Independent Non-executive Chairman of Bravura Solutions.
Neil is qualified as a Chartered Accountant and holds a BSC (Eng) Honours degree from Imperial College, University of London.
Ms Catherine West
Ms Catherine West joined Monash IVF Group in September 2020. She has over 25 years of legal, business affairs and strategy experience in customer focused businesses in the media, entertainment, telecommunications and medical sectors in Australia, the UK and Europe.
Catherine is a non-executive director of ASX listed companies, Nine Entertainment and Peter Warren Automotive Group. She is a director of the Sydney Breast Cancer Foundation Limited, a director of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and the NIDA Foundation and is Chair of the Board of Governors of Wenona School.
Catherine holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney. She is also a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Ms Zita Peach
Ms Zita Peach has more than 30 years of commercial experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices and health services industries, and has worked for major industry players such as Fresenius Kabi (Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific), CSL Limited (Vice President, Business Development) and Merck Sharp & Dohme (Commercial Director), the Australian subsidiary of Merck Inc.
Ms Peach is Chair of Pacific Smiles Group Limited and Non-Executive Director of ASX-listed Starpharma Holdings Limited. Ms Peach is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute.
Dr Richard Henshaw
Dr Richard Henshaw MD FRANZCOG FRCOG has practiced in the field of reproductive medicine since 1995.
Richard works as a Fertility Specialist for the Group. Richard has served on many national bodies, including RANZCOG Council, the IVF Medical Directors Group of Australia and New Zealand, and the Reproductive Technology Accreditation Committee.
Mr Michael Knaap
Managing Director and CEO
Mr Michael Knaap was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director for Monash IVF Group on 15 April 2019.
Following his tenure as MVF Group’s Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary since August 2015, Michael was appointed to Interim CEO in October 2018.
Mr Knaap has nearly 20 years experience in executive positions with a strong operational, strategic and leadership background. Prior to joining MVF Group, Michael was with Patties Foods Limited where he held a number of executive positions over six years, including the role of Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary.
He holds a Bachelor of Accounting from Monash University and is a Certified Practicing Accountant.
Chief Marketing Officer
Regional Donor and
VIC and NSW
Regional Manager QLD
and Risk Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer
and Company Secretary
General Manager Projects
Asia Managing Director
May Q, Loke
Chief People and
Chief Information Officer
General Manager Ultrasound SA and NT
Prof Luk Rombauts
Group Medical Director
Regional Manager WA
Prof Deirdre Zander-Fox
Chief Scientific Officer