Who We Are

IntelliMedical is a privately-held Australian company, founded in 2012 by a team of experienced business, engineering and medical professionals, all of whom are passionate about medical devices. Our mission is to develop game-changing solutions for the greatest medical challenges through the use of next-generation technologies.

In all that we do, we maintain an unwavering focus on delivering significant benefits to patients and clinicians alike. Our engineers work closely with end-users of our products throughout every step of the product development life-cycle to ensure that our solutions truly reflect what is needed in day-to-day medical practice.

Our Team

Vicki Tutungi
Director

Vicki is a highly experienced business professional, with over 15 years of technology commercialisation, project management and senior executive experience. Her past roles include Chief Executive Officer of ASX-listed medical device company Optiscan, Chief of the Manufacturing and Infrastructure Division of Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and inaugural Director of CSIRO’s Nanotechnology Manufacturing Flagship. She is a member of ACIP, the Federal Government Advisory Committee for Intellectual Property.

Geoff Rogers
Director

Geoff is an experienced medtech engineer and entrepreneur, with a wealth of experience in the design, development and commercialisation of medical devices. Geoff has co-founded and led a number of startups, and has won numerous awards for his achievements in engineering and innovation. He has also assisted other companies to design and develop medical devices, and has been a member of many boards and committees relating to engineering, advanced technologies, intellectual property and commercialisation. Geoff holds a PhD in mechanical engineering, with a focus on medical technology.

Aubrey Almeida
Director

Aubrey is a practicing cardiothoracic surgeon with over 15 years experience. He is a member of the team that pioneered robotic surgery in Australia and has championed the development of a number of cardiac surgical procedures. Aubrey is involved in surgical education at both national and international levels, including in his capacity as a Senior Lecturer at Monash University. He is a past Chairperson of the Australasian Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons Science and Education Committee, and is currently the Deputy Chair of the Cardiac Sciences Clinical Institute and a member of the Medical Advisory Council at the Epworth Hospital.

Andrew Ajani
Medical Advisor

Andrew is a practicing interventional and general cardiologist with over 15 years experience. He has served as the Director of the Coronary Care Unit at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, and is the Director of the Melbourne Interventional Group. Andrew is active in cardiology education, holding Associate Professorships at the University of Melbourne and Monash University. He has also chaired/presented at many international cardiology meetings and has over 140 peer-reviewed publications.

Elli Tutungi
Project Coordinator and Strategic Consultant

Elli is a practicing cardiac anaesthetist with over 15 years experience, and has had first hand experience in medical device development. Elli has most recently been involved in designing, developing and commercialising a novel arterial bidirectional cannula. He is a leader in the field of anaesthesia for minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery, having been the Director of Cardiac Anaesthesia at the Monash Medical Centre for many years.

Helen Thompson
Medical Advisor

Helen Thomson is a specialist cardiologist with over 15 years of clinical experience. She is the Director of the Echocardiology Department at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, and is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Monash University. Helen has a PhD in Cardiac Physiology, has published widely in cardiology, and is an invited speaker at many local and international cardiology meetings. She has an active interest in cardiology research including clinical trials of novel medical devices.