Mark graduated from the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne with a PhD in 1988, going on to do post-doctoral research with Professor Andy Williams at the University of Kent in Canterbury. Mark then joined Amersham PLC as a radiochemist, specialising in Carbon-14 chemistry. In this role, he gained fundamental insight into the drug development process and how the external supply chain can enable the wider pharmaceutical industry. Mark’s career in Amersham encompassed a wide variety of roles in management, where he acquired a passion for ensuring his staff were developed to the full. He has carried that passion forward in roles at Quotient Bioresearch and Pharmaron, where he was a key member of the team that constructed a new radiochemical centre in Cardiff. Before joining CatSci Ltd, Mark was the Site Director at Pharmaron, and was responsible for building the world’s first Carbon-14 recycling facility.
Mark is an ardent advocate of the need for innovation partners to be a true extension of the customers’ capabilities to enable seamless collaboration. Mark is the Director of UK Operations and Cardiff Site at CatSci. He is responsible for all aspects of the business and is delighted to be part of a diverse and dynamic team. He challenges staff to be the best they can be, and provides the tools for them to achieve those goals.