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 Expert  726229

Expert in Pharmaceutical Licensing, Life Science Licensing, Commercialization

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has worked with a number of pharmaceutical and life science companies at senior level as either employee, consultant or interim manager, supporting initial public offerings and other fundraising activities and cross-border M&A. He has particular skills in due dilgence, valuation, market assessment, competetive inteligence and product positioning, which have been successfully applied in the licensing of a variety of pharmaceutical products and technologies, including early and late-stage cancer drugs, urology and sexual dysfunction drugs and in developing business stratgies appropriate for start-up and micro-cap companies. He is comfortable working with companies of all sizes.



business development


business intelligence


business management


business startup


business strategy


business valuation


competitive analysis


competitive intelligence




small business

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1985   PhD   Immunochemistry   CNAA  
1979   BSc   Microbiology   Heriot-Watt University   Hons (2nd)

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2000 to


(Undisclosed Consulting Company)





Executive and operational management of a small consulting practice active in pharmaceutical and life science commercial and corporate support and interim management

2004 to




Business Development


Business Development Associate


Support for commercial activities (urology and sexual health product licensing), market modelling and fundraising support, new product identification, valuation, due diligence. UK listed company with US marketing operation.

2003 to 2005


BioImage A/S




Chief Business Officer (Interim)


Privately held Danish company. Interim CBO responsible for outlicensing of preclinical cancer drug pipeline (successfully concluded 2005). Acquired 2006.

2001 to 2003


KS Biomedix


Business Development


Business Development Associate


UK listed company. Responsible for licensing of early and late stage biologics (oncology, inflammatory disease), inlicensing of complementary products and tecnologies. Company acquired by Xenova 2003 (managed transfer process)

2000 to 2001


Provalis plc


Therapeutics Research Division


Head of Business Development


UK listed company. Responsible for licensing and commercial management of vaccine technology portfolio, drug delivery technology.

Publications and Patents Summary

Patents in antiprotozal drug discovery and immunodiagnostic design, author of various reviews (DNA diagnostics, parasitology, antibiotic devleopment, urology)

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Development of global licensing strategy and supporting collateral (valuation, competitor intelligence) for a novel male sexual health product
  • Valuation of intellectual property portfolio held by privatised arm of UK defense technology company, development of market models and licensing scenarios to support investment from a private equity fund
  • Licensing of consumer health medications and the enabling technology on behalf of a private US company
  • Analysis of opportunities, strategies and tactics appropriate to the acquisition of late-stage/marketed pharmaceutical products (CNS indications) on behalf of a listed UK company
  • Analysis of the portfolio held by a therapeutic vaccines company on behalf of a potential investor
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in medical antibiotics for consulting on patent reviews.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2004 to 2005   Denmark   He served as Interim Chief Business Officer for BioImage A/S, a privately held drug discovery company in Copenagen
1997 to 2000   Sweden   Various, including operational management of Actinova's scientific personnel (Malmo) and business development for SBL Vaccin (Stockholm)

Market Research:
Ex-freelance writer for Frost & Sullivan, IMS Pharmastrategy

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

Broad experience of early and late stage product and technology licensing in most major therapeutics categories (including consumer health), valuation, market modelling, due diligence associated with licensing and fundraising activities


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