Judith Robertson was appointed Chief Commercial Officer of Opthea in January 2022. Ms Robertson was most recently Chief Commercial Officer of Eleusis Ltd and serves on the board of Durect Corporation, a Nasdaq listed company developing therapies for acute organ injury and chronic liver diseases. She was previously Chief Commercial Officer of Aerie Pharmaceuticals where she oversaw the launch of Rhopressa®, the first product in 20 years to target a new mechanism of action for the treatment of glaucoma, and the launch of the combination product Rocklatan®, the first fixed-dose combination of a prostaglandin and ROCK inhibitor for the reduction of intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. Prior to Aerie, Ms Robertson was Vice President Immunology and Ophthalmology Global Commercial Strategy Leader at Johnson and Johnson, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and Vice President, Ophthalmology Global Business Franchise Head at Novartis (formerly Alcon). Ms Robertson’s prior experience also includes sales and marketing roles at Novartis, Bristol Myers Squibb and Searle USA.
Ms Robertson earned a BA with honors from Ryerson University, Canada. She also holds an MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management.