Simon has 24 years’ experience within the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry. During this time he has held a number of senior management positions with GlaxoSmithKline, PowderJect and Chiron Vaccines across research and development and commercial operations. Simon’s expertise is in providing leadership and expertise on new product identification, development and licensing. As co-founder and joint managing Director of Auralis Ltd, Simon led the company through to a x5.4 fold return on investment when the company was acquired in May 2010 for £20m. Simon has a BSc (Hons) degree in Biochemistry, a Masters degree in Industrial Pharmaceutical Studies and a PhD in Paediatric medication adherence.