Mike graduated from the University of Sheffield in the UK with a degree in Genetics. After an MSc in Applied Genetics; he completed his doctorate at the University of Birmingham on the quantitative genetics of behavior in fruit flies.
Originally a statistician by training he has extensive experience in all phases of clinical development at Hoechst, Pfizer & Alexion.
Most recently Mike was Head of Global Clinical Operations & R&D Vendor Management at Alexion focusing on the development of medicines for ultra-rare diseases.
He currently provides clinical development consulting services to a range of biotech clients.
Mike is passionate about meeting the needs of patients and in optimizing the operational aspects of clinical programs to ensure high-quality data delivery.
IFAPP Academy provides an online, continuing professional development course, Medical Affairs in Medicines Development, resulting in the Professional Certification, Certified Medicines Development (CMD).