Our Team

Helen Shaw
Director and Co-Founder

Helen Shaw is a qualified doctor with over 20 years experience as a medical professional in the pharmaceutical industry. In July 2010, following the sale of Auralis Ltd where she was a non-executive director, she joined forces with Simon Bryson to establish Proveca Ltd. 

Chris Brinsmead
Chairman

Chris Brinsmead joined the Proveca Board as Chairman in January 2013. He currently serves as the Life Sciences Business Advisor to the UK government read more  

Clare Gleeson
Programme Manager

Clare Gleeson is an accomplished Project & Programme Manager with a proven track record in delivering highly technical development projects in both Pharma and FMCG sectors. She joined Proveca in October 2010 as Programme Manager read more

Amy Donaldson
Project Co-ordinator

Amy has over 5 years’ experience working in research and development in both the pharmaceutical industry and academia. ead more

Peter McBride
Head of Regulatory

Peter has over 19 years' Regulatory experience in a variety of therapeutic areas and product dosage forms within the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and vaccines industries.  This experience was gained read more

Andrew Jackson
Finance Director

Andrew Jackson is Financial Director of Proveca and a Partner at summ.it, a commercially focused accountancy and IT business. Andrew joined the Proveca Board in January 2013. read more

Simon Bryson
Director and Co-Founder

Simon Bryson has 21 years’ experience as a technical and operations manager within the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry.  In July 2010, following the sale of Auralis Ltd where he was a co-founder, he joined forces with Helen Shaw to establish Proveca Ltd. read more

Christoph Ruedig
Investor Director

Christoph Ruedig joined Albion Ventures as an Investment Manager in October 2011 and focuses on investments in healthcare and renewables. He joined the Proveca Board in January 2013 following the £2.6m investment from Albion Ventures. read more

 Simon Barter
Marketing Director

Simon is an experienced pharmaceutical professional having held several significant senior level roles including the head of Global Marketing capability for AstraZeneca, the head of the Global Commercial Innovation function.   read more

Helen Wilmshurst
Marketing Manager

Helen has 14 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry with roles ranging from international market research, market development in Eastern Europe, primary care sales (cardiovascular), read more 

Deanne Wheeler
Financial Controller

Deanne is the Financial Controller of Proveca and an employee of summ.it  a commercially focused accountancy and IT business 

She has a Masters in Business Administration and joined summ.it  in 2006, after working as a Financial Director of an SME for over twenty years.