Dr. Copestake is an entrepreneurial, commercially focused, senior executive with almost 30 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and CRO industries. He has held positions across the sector at all levels from academic researcher to Chief Executive and has gained significant international experience from working in global positions and during assignments in the US, Japan and throughout Europe. Andrew has also held numerous board-level positions driving corporate strategy and fund-raising and has become an expert in pharmaceutical, biotechnology & CRO business development, general management, partnering (in-/out-licensing) and product development with a successful track record of delivering sales, growth and enhancing profitability. He is a strong, decisive leader with an ability to manage businesses through significant change while delivering key performance indicators.

Andrew holds a PhD in Respiratory & Exercise Physiology from Loughborough University, UK and a Bachelor Degree (Hons) in Applied Biology from East London University, UK. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.

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