Our Team

PharmConsult's pharmacy consultants, experienced in public and private hospital settings, offer a wide range of expertise in pharmacy practice, legislation, standards, and logistics, ideal for various healthcare projects.
Michael Ryan

Michael Ryan

Managing Director
BPharm, MBA, FSHP, Assoc. Member, ACHSM

Michael founded PharmConsult in 2004 after deciding that hospitals and others in the healthcare industry had an unmet need for independent expert advice on hospital medication management and pharmacy matters.

He has been involved in various capacities in all of PharmConsult’s projects since then.

The projects have included reviews of public and private hospital pharmacy services, analysis of hospital medicine management processes and activities, provision of specialist advice to state and Federal health departments, market research, and management of tender processes for health services.

Rosina Guastella

Rosina Guastella

Senior Consultant

After ten years with PharmConsult Rosina continues to enjoy the variety of projects and the opportunities to research information, investigate options, apply knowledge and propose solutions that consulting provides.

In her time with PharmConsult, Rosina has assumed both lead and support roles in dozens of projects, developing expertise in a range of service areas such as managing requests for proposals (RFP), pharmacy service reviews and service optimisation, contract compliance monitoring, evaluation of service model options, medicines funding and access, and prison healthcare and pharmacy services.

Tony Chang

Tony Chang

BPharm, MSc (Hons), MBA

Tony has business management and consulting experience in a range of pharmacy and industry settings focused on strategy development, execution and commercialisation of novel health care services. He has developed competencies including business acumen, operation management, stakeholder relationship understanding, design thinking and project management. His career demonstrates a track record of formulating and implementing sound strategies whilst acknowledging operational complexities, industry trends and environmental disruptions.

Tony draws on his diverse background to provide the right breadth and depth of critical analysis suitable to each situation.

Bob Neill

Bob Neill

CA, BV Specialist, MAICD

Bob is a chartered accountant with over 30 years of business experience; was a partner in Melbourne mid-tier chartered accounting practice, Mann Judd, for 20 years overseeing the growth of that practice from 5 people to 180 when he left in 2006; then spent three and a half years as National Manager of the Business Advice Centre for National Australia Bank developing capability in the succession and acquisition, strategy development and valuation areas for advice to the aligned business of NAB; established Seaview Consulting in 2010, a specialist consulting practice , delivering advice to professional businesses in areas of strategy, financial analysis and valuation; holds the designation of Business Valuation Specialist from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand; and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Our Specialist Advisers

We have a pool of Subject Matter Experts who are specialists in their fields.

Andrew Watson

Cleanroom standards, design and certification

Andrew has 25 years’ experience in the design, construction, commissioning, validation and operation of a wide range of facilities, including pharmaceutical manufacturing, and hospital pharmacy cleanroom. He is the Independent Chair of ME-060 (Cleanroom Standards) for Standards Australia. Andrew specialises in cleanroom design, compliance, quality and safety.


Dan Knox

Health supply chain and logistics
Dan has over 20 years’ experience in supply chain planning and transformation engagements. Dan has led large scale supply chain transformation projects across organisations encompassing the full spectrum of people, processes and systems. Dan is currently an Associate Partner at Argon and Co, a global management consultancy that specialises in operations and supply chain strategy and transformation.
John Le Mesurier

John Le Mesurier

Risk and change management
John works as both a management consultant and a university lecturer, with expertise in change management, risk management, agile, lean and business analytics. John has been responsible for change and risk projects in large organisations for more than 15 years. He has consulted to and trained a broad range of managers across the public, private and NGO sectors in change and risk management practices, as well as best practice in analytics.

John Pilla

Healthcare financing

John has worked in the health sector in a variety of roles including national advisor on public hospital funding policy and managing national clinician engagement strategies.His specific areas of expertise include program evaluation, health funding policy and funding models, and health service performance management.John has had a number of international strategic secondments.


Liliana Bulfone

Health technology assessment

Lili has expertise in health technology assessment (HTA), including modelled economic evaluation. She has gained invaluable HTA skills and experience working in various sectors including government, academia, and as a consultant to the harmaceutical industry. Lili is a member of the Life Saving Drugs Program Expert Panel, which provides advice to the Commonwealth in relation to products funded through the Program.


Louis Reginato

Medical communications
Louis has more than 25 years of strategic marketing and communications experience across the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. He has led public relations campaigns to support product launches, ran media strategies to support the publication of pivotal trials; worked on crisis and issues preparedness, and developed a range of medical education programs for healthcare professionals.

Maureen Hanly

Prison health services
Maureen has considerable expertise in the correction / prison and secure health environment having led the overall senior level management, strategic planning, coordinating, operations, monitoring and evaluating of all clinical services and health service operations within adult correctional centres, juvenile justice centres, immigration centres and secure mental health facilities.

Michelle Bunte

Medicines and pharmacy law
Michelle is pharmacist and has a Bachelor of Law. Her clinical pharmacy services experience coupled with a law degree provides a strong foundation for providing advice on the application of regulatory frameworks in relation to medicines / poisons and pharmacy. Michelle also has experience in policy and project work, technical writing to publication standards, stakeholder management and undertaking consultation processes.

Pat Wheaton

Major medical clinical planning & procurement

Pat has experience across a range of clinical, commercial, strategy and project leadership roles in healthcare. As the founder of Core Connect Group, Pat has expertise in major medical equipment procurement, commissioning and optimisation along with experience in site evaluation, concept development, and precinct planning.


Silvio Pontonio

Health service design and delivery

Silvio has worked in executive hospital management roles in Australia and the UK from 2003. Since 2015 he has worked as a consultant to government departments, hospitals and peak bodies and as an academic staff member teaching postgraduate students, and providing lectures in health and mental health reform. Silvio has served on the board of management of not-for-profit organisations as well peak bodies.

Steve Crowley

Steve Crowley

Market access and government affairs

Steve has broad pharmaceutical market access experience including management of regulatory, health economics & pricing, corporate and government affairs, business development & new product commercialisation.

He has extensive experience in pharmaceutical price negotiation, deed agreements and innovative risk share agreements and a deep understanding of developments in health technology assessment.

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