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Expert in Medical Devices and Biopharmaceuticals Design, Development, Manufacturing, and Business Development

Expert ID: 728004 United Kingdom

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He has a broad scientific and managerial experience of the healthcare industry, both public and private sectors, and both products and services . His experience encompasses the medical device, biopharmaceutical and health services sectors and the disciplines of research, development, design, manufacture, quality assurance, regulatory affairs and business development. He has managed product, service and process development from conception to market launch and beyond.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2020 Degree: LLB Subject: Law Institution: The Open University
Year: 1978 Degree: PhD Subject: Biochemistry Institution: Dundee University
Year: 1968 Degree: BSc Subject: Zoology/Physiology Institution: London University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2002 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant Department: Responsibilities: He undertakes a variety of limited-term and part-time contracts - project management, process development, product and service development, technical and market evaluations, IPR/patent evaluation, market research, training, quality systems development, quality audit, environmental audit & management, option appraisals, feasibility studies, business planning, business development, funding applications.
Years: to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senior Manager Department: Responsibilities: He undertook various roles including R&D, quality & regulatory affairs and business development with regard to:
Diagnostic medical device development, manufacture and marketing, and
Contract services to the diagnostic, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
Years: to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Research & Development Manager Department: Responsibilities: He was responsible for the development and manufacture of biopharmaceuticals (blood products) and in vitro diagnostics.
Years: to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Head of Development Department: Responsibilities: His responsibilities involved the development and manufacture of human and veterinary diagnostics.
Years: to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Director of Research & Development Department: Responsibilities: His responsibilities in this biotechnology company included:
Basic medical research,
Development of clinical diagnostics,
Provision of laboratory diagnostic services,
Marketing of in vitro diagnostics, and
Contract research & development.
Years: to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Lecturer and Clinical Biochemist Department: Responsibilities: His responsibilities included:
Provision of clinical diagnostic services (local and national).
Development, manufacture and distribution of diagnostic products.
Medical and biochemical research.
Teaching; undergraduate and postgraduate.
Years: to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Research Scientist Department: Responsibilities: His reponsibilities included:
Research, development and application of diagnostic tests.
Clinical research.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
CBiol, FSB - Chartered Biologist; Fellow of the Society of Biology.
FIQA - Fellow of the Institute of Quality Assurance.
MCMI - Member of the Chartered Management Institute.
Licenses / Certifications
(CB)MRCSHC - registered cliinical scientist.
BSI Lead Assessor certificate.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Lectured in biochemistry and medical sciences.
Lectured in business and management studies.
As a consultant and a volunteer, organised training courses for a variety community-based projects, including museum skills and environmental and climate change issues,
Vendor Selection
Sourced and selected suppliers in all his roles. Carried out supplier audits, particularly with regard to compliance with regulatory requirements.

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