DR Arthur Brandwood, PhD, FRAPS

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Arthur Brandwood BSc PhD FRAPS MIMMM CEng has over 30 years’ experience in the medical devices industry in product development, biomaterials research, and regulatory affairs. He served as Director Devices Registration and Assessment and Director of the Biomaterials and Engineering laboratories at the Australian TGA. He is Past President of the Australian Society for Biomaterials and has served as expert delegate to ISO TC 194 on ISO 10993 biocompatibility standards for over 25 years. In 2016 Arthur was honoured by the China FDA for his outstanding personal contribution to the China International Medical Device Regulatory Forum. Arthur is the Founder and Principal Consultant of Brandwood Biomedical, a Regulatory and Technical Consultancy headquartered in Sydney with offices across the Asia Pacific. He is Visiting Professor at the University of Sydney where he teaches regulatory affairs and serves on the INdustry Advisory Boards for the Biomedical Engineering schools of the University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney.


University of Leeds
1981 To 1984

Reading University
1978 To 1981

Year Entered Profession

  • 1980-1984

Current Organization Type

  • Consulting Firm

Job History

Visiting Professor in Biomedical Engineering
January 2008 - present

Founder and Principal Consultant
Sydney, Beijing, Wellington, Hong Kong
July 2000 - present

Chair, Regulatory Expert Panel, AusMedtech
November 2011 - July 2014

National Chairman - AusMedtech
October 2009 - November 2011

Director Devices Registration and Approval
January 1995 - January 2000

Senior Lecturer
January 1989 - April 1995

Highest Degree Earned

  • Doctoral

Regional Interests

  • Asean
  • Canada
  • China
  • Europe
  • India
  • Japan
  • Middle East
  • Oceania
  • Other Asia
  • US
  • Worldwide

Product Interests

  • Medical Devices