Current appointment is Visiting Professor at the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, King’s College London. Previously he was the Director of the Clinical Research Centre and prior to that Dean of the Postgraduate Medical School both at the University of Surrey.
He has worked in pharmaceutical R & D for 42 years, having worked for Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly and Chiroscience. He was a co-founder or Arakis and is a past President of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine.
He has acted as the principle investigator on a clinical trial, consults for a number of small pharmaceutical companies and has chaired the Independent Science Advisory Committee on databases at the MHRA. He has served as a member of the Medicines Committee of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and has acted as an expert for both the FP6 and FP7 research programmes at the EU Commission.
He has published 32 articles and book chapters on various aspects of Pharmaceutical Medicine.
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