about mydna

myDNA is headquartered in Melbourne and operates across Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United Kingdom.

In partnership with

Our Expertise

The company was founded by Associate Professor Les Sheffield, who has been at the forefront of genetic research since the 1980s.

The team at myDNA consists of pharmacologists, molecular and clinical geneticists, researchers, genetic counsellors, nutritionists and sport dietitians who work together to provide genetic interpretations to inform an individual’s health, medical and lifestyle decisions.

Scientific credibility and a focus on evidence-based, peer-reviewed research are fundamental to our ongoing success. myDNA is an Organisational Member of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health.

Bringing technology to healthcare

We believe that can technology can enhance healthcare, making it more personal. The company has invested $8m into technology which allows us to operate our genetic interpretation engine and a further $2m in building a National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accredited laboratory.

Ventures – our New Zealand partners

Ventures, part of the Pinnacle Group, have a partnership with myDNA to offer testing services in New Zealand.

The team at Ventures Pinnacle can’t stop asking what if and what’s next? In all things patient care, digital health and technology, practice ownership, patient information systems and health service design. They’re known for implementing what’s next for primary care – they explore, develop and introduce new technologies and services into the New Zealand health sector.

Based in Hamilton, New Zealand the Pinnacle group provide primary healthcare for around 500,000 New Zealanders via its network of general practices. The entire Pinnacle group is not for profit, with a firm focus on the future, reinvesting funds to ensure we have a sustainable and resilient primary healthcare system in New Zealand.

myDNA’s Mission

Helping people make better health, wellness and lifestyle decisions

Our values

Your Trusted Partner

We trust each other and our partners to make informed decisions based on quality information, which provides insights to our customers. Our foundation is based on medical and scientific credentials which has built our reputation and we will continue to strive to be the leader in our fields.

Personal and Accessible

We provide personalised and affordable information related to your health, wellness and lifestyle. Our results are available anywhere, anytime and are easy to read and understand. We provide people with the knowledge to take actions which can improve the way they live.

Accountable to You

We believe everyone is accountable to each other to work as a team to succeed. We stand by what we say and do, creating trust and transparency in our communication.

Empower The Individual

Knowledge is power and we believe in sharing. By giving people what they need to succeed, we allow an opportunity to drive ambition and exceed personal or shared goals.

myDNA’s Vision

To be the world’s most trusted provider of personalised, actionable genetic information

Our Executive Team

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Dr Lior Rauchberger

Chief Executive Officer
MB BS, MEI

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Dennis Bastas

Executive Chairman
B.E, MAICD

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Associate Professor Les Sheffield

Medical Director
MB BS, MSc, FRACP, HGSA Cert Clin Genet

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Jon Evans

Strategic Lead
BSc, Grad Dip App Psych, EMBA

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Adam Gregory

Non-Executive Director

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Radek Sali

Non-Executive Director

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Allan Sheffield

Co-Founder and Head of Product Development

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Josh Wittner

Chief Commercial Officer

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Sheena Greene

Director of Sales

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Nathan Brown

Chief Operations Officer

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Craig Redden

Chief Scientific Officer
BApp Sci, MSc, MAACB

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Joel Rembach

Chief Information Officer