Leadership team

Leading NTA to exceed client expectations: results focused, science minded and quality driven.

Andy Barlow – CEO


Andy joined The Florey in 2023 with a comprehensive range of experience, including 27 years’ understanding of listed and non-listed businesses both as a Financial and Risk assurance Partner at PwC and as a CEO of a specialist cloud-based software implementation partner.

His well-rounded risk, compliance, problem-solving and reporting skills combine with a high degree of financial, commercial and strategic acumen to align the leadership and strategic initiatives of the NTA.

Donna Hutchison – COO


Donna joined The Florey in 2021 and, in conjunction with her COO role with NTA, leads a number of strategic initiatives including the $30 million Australian Government-funded, Australian Epilepsy Project (AEP).

With extensive strategy and transformation experience across the financial services, healthcare and education sectors, Donna loves helping clients to solve complex problems and translate research into clinical outcomes.


Enabling quality drug development at every step.

NTA is committed to ensuring the highest quality conduct of clinical studies. NTA strives to provide you with a service that fulfills the project scope, agreed costs, proposed timelines and achieves a high level of client satisfaction. 

NTA is committed to:
— service excellence that meets, or exceeds your expectations
— compliance with applicable regualtions and GCP guidelines
— continuous customer focus and support
— continuous improvement of all our activities

Clinical operations

Facilitating world-class clinical trials in neuroscience and beyond.

Our clinical operations team have extensive clinical research knowledge to drive superior results.

Thinking globally ~ Acting locally