Meet some of our team


Lucy Khayat

Co-founder and CEO

Lucy has over 20 years of experience in Sales and Marketing in the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences industry in a broad range of roles including Sales, Sales Management, Marketing and Learning and Development.

Prior to joining VAXXIN8, Lucy held both state and senior national management roles across a range of Sales, Marketing and Learning and Development disciplines including Sales Manager, Marketing Manager and Training and Development Manager in ASX 100 and Global companies including Amgen Australia and AMRAD Pharmaceuticals, a division of Merck Sharpe and Dohme.

Lucy Khayat has a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Macquarie Graduate of Management.




Branko Ninkovic

Co-founder and CTO

Branko has a background in security and software development and holds over 20 years experience in a broad range of IT Management roles and projects. Branko is the founder and CEO of Dragonfly Technologies, a leading cybersecurity and networking which provides services to clients in health care, entertainment, retail, insurance, finance, global systems integrators, audit and accounting firms and federal agencies such as the Australian Federal Police High Tech Crime Operations division. 

Prior to founding Dragonfly, Branko held both state and senior national management roles across a range of IT disciplines including change management, risk and release management and project management for ASX 100 companies including Macquarie Bank and Brambles Australia.

Branko has a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technologies and a Diploma in Financial Markets