WHO WE ARE
TekA Orthopaedics is a specialist medical technology company focused on the development of the worlds best outcome joint replacement and alignment technologies. TekA is committed to a programme of rigorous and ongoing product improvement, working in close association with leading surgeons worldwide.
OUR VISION & MISSION
To relentlessly engage the best minds, seek alternate methods and maximise relevant expertise to bring about advancements in technology to improve surgical techniques whilst driving efficiencies, making for improved and sustainable patient outcomes.
COMPANY CHAIRMAN & DIRECTORNamed among the top 100 of Australia’s most influential engineers and awarded Officer of the Order of Australia for Services to Engineering (AO), as design engineer consultant, Adj. Professor Fry leads the research and development of the TekA Device and Technology, work with Surgeons for design refinements during the Audit and development of the Company’s Patents.
- Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
- Adjunct Professor with the University of Queensland (Mechanical Engineering Department)
- Senior Advisory Board for the Monash Institute of Medical Engineering.
- Honorary Doctor of Engineering with James Cook University, former Chairman of School of Engineering
DIRECTORMr Swinkels’ background is in Computing Science and Electronics Engineering. In addition to this he has acquired many additional Information Technology industry certifications (Microsoft, Cisco and others) relating to various technologies over 25 years experience working in the Information Technology industry. He has worked for and with Don Fry AO for 14 years as an employee, and subcontractor, and now as a partner developing surgical technologies. Mr Swinkels’ primary function for the company is in the area of multi-platform software development, as well as design and integration of electronic system components. Mr Swinkels have been a critical team contributor the invention of the TekA device and system.
DIRECTOR & SECRETARYMr Wadley has 30 years executive corporate experience in diverse markets including agribusiness, asset syndication, project management, development and marketing. Mr Wadley has been retained as an advisor to several international companies with significant investment holdings in Asia and Australia. As a founding member of Inline Orthopaedics, Mr Wadley is well versed in in the history of the device development and THR technology. Mr Wadley is involved in coordination of the commercial activities of the company, marketing activity, administration and consultancies.