ANGELINA CASK NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION
Giovi Moschoudis (Chief Executive Officer)
Giovi is married to Charles.
Angelina is Giovi's and Charles' daughter, and is much loved by her parents and her three older siblings.
Angelina is four years old and diagnosed with CASK.
Giovi resigned from her professional career as a lawyer in 2019 to become a full time carer for Angelina and commit to her daily intensive therapies and medical appointments.
Giovi was admitted as a Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Court of NSW during the early 2000's, taking a practising certificate as a Solicitor. Her key strengths include strong planning, analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and high attention to detail.
Giovi is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Cognitive and Brain Sciences.
Giovi hopes that these skills will assist in building this Foundation as she has a personal appreciation of CASK and the significant impact it has not only on the patient, but also their family.
Dr Charles Moschoudis
Charles is Angelina's father.
Dr Moschoudis is an experienced leader providing strategic leadership to public and private sector entities, as well as providing advice and guidance in law, policy development and implementation for public and private sector stakeholders, with the objective of developing and implementing sophisticated policies, models, techniques, practices, procedures and methodologies in achieving and surpassing organisational objectives.
Dr Moschoudis is legally qualified and is a specialist in commercial and criminal law, having appeared and advised both public and private sector clients in thousands of matters. Before practising law, he gained considerable experience in the public sector, as a sworn member of the NSW Police Force. He undertook duties as a covert operative narcotics investigator (secondment: Major Crime Squad (sth) and D.E.A. (Special Forces)), having later worked as a full time member of the Special Operations Group (Suth). Following which he was later designated as a Prosecutor.
He has previously worked for other non-profit organisations, such as the Sydney Regional Aboriginal Corporation Legal Services. He has provided pro bono assistance to members of the community through the NSW Bar Association Pro Bono Scheme, for almost a decade.
As part of Charles’ doctorate, which he undertook through Torrens University Australia, he developed a model known as the “Strategic Objective Analysis and Implementation Model” (SOAIM). This is a transformational tool, incorporating data modelling, issue diagnosis, objective formulation, analysis of known facts and anticipated evolving variables leading to the development of solutions and methods of application and implementation, which may then be strategically executed in the field. This all being undertaken within the auspices of a flexible and adaptive leadership paradigm. This model may be utilised and easily adapted within both the Public and Private sector arenas.
Karina Davis (Director)
Karina has completed a Bachelor of Education at the Australian Catholic University and Masters of Education Leadership at Macquarie University.
Karina has highly developed interpersonal skills and works closely with committed and skilled professionals.
During Karina’s teaching experience, she has been heavily involved in data analysis and leadership responsibilities.
Karina is currently the co-ordinator and leads a team who provide learning support for children who have special needs.
Anthony Moschoudis (Secretary)
Anthony Moschoudis is a senior executive in the financial sector. He has considerable experience in the private sector in the context of corporate leadership, having taken on various board appointments.
He has a wealth of strategic and operational experience relevant to corporate governance and management.
Professor K. Mukherjee, Ph.D
Assistant Professor at the Franlin Biomedical Research Instititue VTC
Dr K. Mukherjee obtained his MBBS degree from Indira Gandhi Medical College in Nagpur, India. Thereafter he switched his career to scientific biomedical research and pursued a Ph.D from National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India. The bulk of his postdoctoral work was done under the supervision of the Nobel laureate neuroscientist, Professor Thomas Sudhof at UT Southwestern Medical center at Dallas, USA and Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, USA. He also received training in the laboratories of prominent neuroscientists, Professor Reinhard Jahn at Max Planck Institute of Biophysical Chemistry, Gottingen, Germany and Professor Leslie Griffith at Brandeis University, Waltham, USA.
In his own laboratory at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, Virginia Tech, Dr Mukherjee has combined his clinical and scientific background to develop a research program aimed at understanding the pathogenesis of CASK-linked disorder and then design interventional strategies.
John is qualified in both Genetics and Law. Having completed a Bachelor of Science Degree majoring in Genetics at the University of Sydney and later a Bachelor of Laws Degree.
John is a practising lawyer and an Accredited Specialist. He is a former Prosecutor, and currently a director of a law firm, with offices in Canberra and regional NSW. He was a Barrister for more than a decade, having appeared in hundreds of trials. John was also an Officer in the Australian Defence Force (Reserves).
In 2019, John completed a Master of Forensic Mental Health Degree through the School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales. He was awarded the David Greenberg Prize in March 2020 for Highest Academic Achievement in that Degree.
John is currently undertaking a Doctorate.
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