John has extensive international business experience as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ASX-listed companies and private equity businesses operating in Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia and the US. His experience covers the pharmaceutical, medical equipment manufacturing and distribution, finance and FMCG businesses.
Before joining Universal Biosensors, Mr. Sharman was the CEO of Medical Developments International (MVP) for over 10 years. Prior to joining MVP, John was responsible for all facets of the investment cycle during his 10-year service as Managing Director of a private equity firm, CVC Venture Managers. Earlier years in his career were spent in the Finance industry with National Australia Bank, PWC as Director of Finance and KPMG where he was responsible for dozens of capital raising transactions.
John holds a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University and Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University.