At Medivance we hire and work with clinical employees and build close relationships with sub distributors so we can provide products to the Australian market as efficiently as possible.
Our extensive portfolio of medical device solutions help surgeons treating spinal pathologies both in the public and private sectors.
Elliott graduated from the University of Queensland in 2009 with a Bachelor Degree in Biotechnology (First Class Honours) majoring in Nanotechnology.
With a strong grounding in science and biotechnologies Elliott Lacaze joined Orthotech Orthopaedic Group in 2012 where he gained significant experience in the spinal medical device industry working with some of Australia’s leading surgeons. Elliott went on to be a spinal product specialist at Orthotech and helped successfully launch several products lines during his 4 years with the company. In 2016 he left Orthotech and founded MediVance Pty Ltd with Mr. Giles Clayton. Elliott maintain a keen interest in ever advancing spinal medical devices technologies and endeavours to bring the most innovative and relevant spinal technologies for the Australian market.
Outside of MediVance Elliott has a keen interest in sports, camping, fishing and enjoys maintaining a healthy lifestyle which includes regular charity fun runs. He also enjoys supporting the Brisbane Broncos and Queensland Reds whenever they are playing at home.
Director of Sales and Marketing
Giles is a graduate of The University of Queensland with a Bachelor’ degree in Applied Science (Exercise Physiology)
Upon graduating from UQ, Giles accepted a job with pharmaceutical company – AstraZeneca as a primary care sales representative. After a number of years, he left the pharmaceutical industry and pursued a career in Medical devices. Prior to creating MediVance with Mr Elliott Lacaze, he worked for Medtronic Spine & Biologics as a sales representative, and later for Orthotech Pty Ltd as the National Sales Manager.
Aside from MediVance, Giles has a keen interest in human movement patterns and metabolic energy systems, and has competed and coached athletes at the elite level in endurance-based sports.
Clinical Support Representative
David, more affectionately known as “Dave” been part of the MediVance team since 2017, providing clinical support to customers in the field and liaising with various local and international suppliers and affiliates. Dave studied International Business at the Queensland University of Technology and during his time at MediVance has, and continues to, develop his clinical knowledge of conditions of the spine, indicated treatments and application of prosthesis in the MediVance portfolio. Always eager to learn, Dave has a keen interest in new and innovative developments in spine surgery and is always looking to expand his skillset and clinical knowledge.
Outside of MediVance Dave is an avid musician and enjoys playing the piano, guitar and harmonica, the latter of which he assures will foster a great relationship with his neighbours.
Marketing & Operations Coordinator
Liam graduated from the Queensland University of Technology in 2019 with a Bachelor Degree in Business, majoring in Marketing.
Liam has been part of the MediVance team since 2018, overseeing day-to-day operations, as well as developing and executing MediVance’s various marketing activities. Liam has been responsible for MediVance’s presence at numerous client events and industry conferences. Eager to become more involved in the industry, Liam continues to gain clinical experience and expand his knowledge of spinal medical devices.
Outside of MediVance, Liam enjoys regular training in the gym, maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Josh is currently completing his dual degree in Science (Chemistry) and Business (Management) at Queensland University of Technology graduating in 2019. With his background in science he has gained experience in a range of medical roles as a laboratory technician and medical typist to now be part of the MediVance team.
He currently works as a Warehouse Supervisor for MediVance ensuring that all operations are adequately executed and furthers his clinical education to advance his role with Medivance after graduation.
When not studying or at Medivance he can be found rock climbing or on the links for a round of golf.