Nick has over 25 years’ experience in commercial and business development in the life sciences sector, in particular in pharmaceuticals. He has an MA in Natural Sciences and a PhD in the Philosophy of Science from Cambridge University.
He has worked in blue chip life science companies such as PowderJect Pharmaceuticals where he was VP Corporate Affairs, responsible for strategy, and Oxford BioMedica. He was previously Director of Commercial Development at the Oxford AHSN where he was responsible for the development of strategic partnerships with major pharmaceutical companies.
He has extensive experience in commercial strategy, business development and pharmaceutical pricing. He led the life sciences industry position on the Biotechnology Patents Directive through the European Parliament in the 1990s. He was awarded the MBE for services to biotechnology in 2001. He is a Director at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford.