Our Experts

We are experts in medicinal cannabis and therapeutic medicines, including market access, education, clinical research and practice. Our aim is to provide quality medicines to support clinical practice and support with better patient outcomes.

Jo Patterson

Chief Executive Officer
Jo Patterson is a strategic marketer with over 20 years’ exposure both in Australia and overseas. She has developed a number of businesses from start-up as well as driving established organisations towards growth and merger trajectories. She has been officially recognised as a successful business executive by winning a number of key business awards and her acumen is evidenced in the success of previous companies in the technology, advertising and beauty sectors. Jo has held multiple CEO and Managing Director roles over her career, and in addition, she contributes philanthropic time to organisations such as The Cerebral Palsy Alliance and Fighting Chance. These wide and diverse experiences led her to found Bod Australia in 2014.

Dr. Adele Hosseini

Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Adele Hosseini has over 18 years’ experience leading the delivery of successful clinical trials including first in human pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Dr. Hosseini has also been involved in many aspects of healthcare including academia such as university lecturing, product development within pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device. She is a pioneer in the Australian medicinal cannabis industry-leading Bod Australia’s Scientific Advisory Board and research program. Over the last three years Dr. Hosseini has developed a deep understanding of medicinal cannabis and continues the strategic direction and development of clinical trials and programs for pharmaceutical cannabis for multiple therapeutic indications.

Craig Weller

Chief Operating Officer
Craig Weller has over 20 years’ experience in pharmaceutical and therapeutic goods sales & marketing. He originally trained and worked as a clinical dietitian before moving into the pharmaceutical and plant medicine industries. He has held multiple leadership roles and has extensive experience operating pharmaceutical led companies.

Michael Clark

General Manager (Europe, Middle East Africa)
Michael Clark, General Manager has a track record of defining and implementing successful strategy across diverse markets, within Healthcare, to deliver year on year growth. Gained over 25 years expertise in international leadership roles across EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) driving success within the pharmaceutical and FMCG sectors.