About Philia Labs

Our Team of experts and world leading professionals has significant experience in the innovation, development and commercialization of digital products, having worked with well-known companies including IMEC, Pfizer, IBM, USFDA, CSIRO, and Monash University.

Our Team

Our vision is to prevent chronic stress from becoming a mental health crisis with accurate, specific biomarker and analytics that can help predict and protect mental health

Philia Lab Team

DILPREET BUXI
Chief Executive Officer

Multiple patents for wearable sensors and analytics in academia and industry.

DAVID LESTER
Strategy: Medical Affairs

Ex-Pfizer, FDA and academia, numerous start-ups and product commercialisations.

MELANIE WHITE
Head of Growth & Engagement

Coaching & leadership; 4 start-ups in 3 industries, Board-certified coach (NBHWC).

ALEXANDER SENIOR
VP Product Engineering

Develops and monitors complex systems; Project and Quality Management.

NICK MELLOR
Integration Engineer

Combines .engineering and physiology to create solutions for physiological afflictions

Non-Executive Directors

MARK PHILLPS
Non-Executive Directors

Teva Pharmaceuticals, ex-ResMed executive, MedTech startups; clinical trial and commercialisation.

ALEX FOWKES
Non-Executive Director

Former Chief Strategy Officer (Wuxi), Strategy and R&D (Pfizer), corporate and commercial roles in biotech and MedTech.

Our Advisor

MS. EMMA CUSHING
NSW Health
Engagement

NSW Health Project Manager; ex-Business and Clinical Development Strategy roles in MedTech and Pharmaceuticals.

MS. RAJNA BONGDANOVIC
Clinical
Psychologist

Co-founder of KYND Wellness and First Response Health, Stress, anxiety, PTSD in NZ Police and Fire & Emergency.

MR. BEN STEER
Pharmaceutical / Health Technology Executive

Experienced senior marketing leader & extensive experience in biotech, business development and marketing strategy

DR. ALEXANDRA CROSSWELL
Assitant Prof. Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Inst. Neurosci.

Exec. Dir. of NIA-funded Stress Measurement Network; enhancing precision of psychosocial stress measurement.

DR. VINYAK SMITH
Clinical Scientist
and Innovator

Clinician and scientist at Monash University; medical device innovation, healthcare strategy, commercialization of technology, VC advisory.

DR. LAUREN N WHITEHURST
Assistant Prof. Psychology
UKTY Cognitive Science

Researches body-brain interaction, regulatory effects on cognition, and use of app-based tech for mental health concerns.

MR. JASPAL NARULLA
Businessman and Investor in Biomedical, Pharma & Fintech

47 years experienced businessman with wide networks; verticals in nutraceuticals, Biotech Pharmaceuticals; global investments

PHILIA LABS

Predicting and Protecting Mental Health