Mark has management responsibility for the Biopharm patent portfolio and strategic business support for the Biopharm team. At the coalface, Mark manages the commercialisation of technology from the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital. He holds a first degree in Industrial Biology and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from UCL, in association with one of the first biotechnology companies to be established in the academic sector.
Mark brings more than 25 years of experience in life sciences and healthcare licensing, new company development and securing investment from both the public and private sectors to his team. To date Mark has been responsible for the establishment of more than 20 new businesses in diagnostics, drug discovery, medical devices and therapeutics. As a certified lead auditor of ISO 13485, Mark has additional experience in Quality Management Systems and the translation of technologies from research and design into manufacture at home and abroad.
Mark is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Management Consultants and gained the Freedom of the City of London in 2010 for his contribution to the economy through new business development.