Meet the Team

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Meet the in-house Scientific Team responsible for executing research and development and manufacturing processes on behalf of Biopharma Group to the pharma, diagnostics and biotech industries. Each lyo scientist on our team works within our in-house lyo labs, cyto facility, GMP suite to meet the specific requirements of your project, no matter the size or stage.

Our Commercial Team are also specialists in our lyo CDMO services and will be your first contacts to discuss which of our R&D or analytical services, lyo instruments or lyo training courses will be best suited to your product processing requirements.

At Biopharma Group, we believe that the specialist skillsets of our experienced scientific and commercial professionals forms the fabric of a trusted, reliable CDMO partner.

Scientific Team

Dr. Kevin Ward

DIRECTOR OF R&D

David Banks

HEAD OF TECHNICAL SERVICES

Dr. Edmond Ekenlebie

R&D MANAGER

Dr. Pranav Bhujbal

PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST - FORMULATION & ANALYTICAL DEVELOPMENT

Dr. Bhaskar Pandya

SENIOR SCIENTIST

Mervyn Middleton

SENIOR SCIENTIST

Niloo Ganji

RESEARCH SCIENTIST

Chelsea Gemmell

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Sarannya Chandran

R&D SCIENTIST & LAB QUALITY COORDINATOR

Sam Woodyard

R&D SCIENTIST

Emily White

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Heidi Benham

DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATOR

Donna Fish

GMP PRODUCTION MANAGER

Commercial Team

Dr. Mattia Cassanelli

JOINT HEAD OF PHARMA R&D SALES

Erin Kuhn

JOINT HEAD OF PHARMA R&D SALES

Ian Blackham

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE – ANALYTICAL LYO INSTRUMENTS

Dr. Emma Garrett

COMMERCIAL HEAD OF DIAGNOSTICS SALES

Rebekah Stibbs

COMMERCIAL HEAD OF GMP

Sally Potentier

COURSE & EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATOR

Dan Maritz

TECHNICAL SALES ADMINISTRATOR