Clinical research professional with over 25 years of experience. Strong skills in clinical programme management having worked for Quintiles, Syntex, and Ardana Biosciences. International experience from time spent working in South Africa, Australia, and Austria
Over 30 years of experience in drug development and manufacturing. Experience includes Head of Biotechnology product development; process development; facilities design, build and start-up; regulatory support; technology transfer; MS&T; manufacturing. Specialist in biotechnology products (peptides, interferons, antibodies, other proteins, subunit and DNA vaccines, gene therapy). Commercial products worked with include Wellferon, Rebif, Campath, and Erbitux.
Cambridge graduate in Zoology and Veterinary Medicine. Ten years of clinical veterinary practice. Over three years at Antev
Duke University – Director of Gynaecology and Founder of Women’s Haemostasis and Thrombosis Clinic. Established the Carolina Women’s Research and Wellness Centre. CMO at Health Decisions.
After a post-doc in Oxford, François joined Europeptides where he became VP of R&D. Here, François worked on several long-acting peptides. François co-founded APTYS Pharmaceuticals in 2002