Advanced Wellness Regulatory Solutions come to you with a diverse range of experience across the complementary medicines, foods and cosmetics industries. Whether it’s product development, research, range gap analysis or navigating the regulatory terrain within each of these sectors we have the knowledge and skills to assist you.

CONSULTANTS

Rachael Keenan
ND, BHSc (Comp Med)

Director

Rachael has been involved in the complementary healthcare, health food and cosmetic industries since the early 1990’s, when she began her studies in naturopathy whilst working in beauty therapy and in the health food retail sector.

Nadine Baker
BHSc (Nat), Adv Dip Nat, Dip Nut

Director

Nadine has been immersed in the principles of natural health most of her life and has developed a successful and proven 17 year career path, with twelve of those as a Naturopath within both clinical and retail health food settings as well as technical support for two industry leaders in Natural health.

Rose Tallack
BHSc (Nat), Adv Dip Nat, Dip Nut

Senior Regulatory Affairs Consultant

Rose has been working in the complementary medicine sector for over 20 years and has forged a highly successful career spanning several areas of the industry. The past few years, Rose has held a senior management position responsible for regulatory affairs, product development and technical support for a retail brand.

SENIOR ASSOCIATES

Heidi Moss
BNat

Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Heidi is a Bachelor trained naturopath who has worked in the Complementary Health industry for 23 years. Heidi believes strongly that nature is equipped with the elements required for healing and maintaining health and wellbeing.

Ainslie Chidgey
BSC(Nut), BSC

Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Like many in the Natural Medicine profession, Ainslie’s passion rose from her own healing journey, that started in her early teens. She holds a Bachelor of Science (major in Nutrition) and a Diploma in Herbal Medicine. With over 20 years working experience

Binh Nguyen
BSC(Biotechnology)

Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Binh has been working in regulatory since the start of her career. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology in Ho Chi Minh City, she worked for Virbac, an animal health company specialised in nutritional feed and medicinal products for a year before pursuing her further education in Australia.

Sheila Zhou
BSc (Honours), MSc

Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

With a passion in health and wellness industry, Sheila pursued a career path encompassing multiple disciplines in both the academic and corporate environments. Sheila began her career in Australia as a research scientist at a medical research institute for more than six years. She has contributed to and co-authored 12 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals.

ASSOCIATES

Kelly Yates
B Medicines Management (Complementary Medicines). Adv. Dip. HSc. Nat.

Regulatory Affairs Associate

Kelly has built an extensive career in the Complementary Medicines industry. She qualified as a Naturopath over 20 years ago, subsequently working in her own Naturopathic clinic, as well as roles in the Health food industry, Pharmacy and in a Natural Health Centre in Edinburgh.

Alison Blatcher

Regulatory Affairs Associate

Alison brings a wide range of skills and experience to the AWRS team. A long held passion for research into health and nutrition led Alison to move from the UK to Sydney to study naturopathy, health sciences and subsequently reflexology.

ADMINISTRATION

Nikki Bell
B.Bus. (Acc)
Office & Accounts Manager

Nikki brings a variety of experience to the AWRS team, joining the team as our Office & Accounts Manager, enabling two key areas of the business to be combined into one.

Rachael Earl
Administration Assistant

Rachael has an avid interest in the health field. She is currently studying a dual degree in Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery at the University of Queensland.