Knowledge based, science led business, Concept Life Sciences, has further strengthened its team with the appointment of Tony Johnson as Group Business Development Executive. Tony, who joined the company on 14th November, is based at the group’s new Analytical Science Hub which is located on the Listerhills Science Park in Bradford.
Tony, an analytical chemist by profession with a Master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry from Loughborough University, brings extensive experience to Concept Life Sciences. After spending many years working within the pharma industry, including 20 years with AstraZeneca where he was manager of a team of analytical chemists running method development, validation, and stability studies, Tony moved into business development and has worked for a range of high profile companies including Huntingdon Life Sciences, Almac Sciences, Covance, Encap Drug Delivery and most recently Capsugel. Tony brings experience in selling a range of CMC services including analytical / synthesis and formulation.
Tony commented “I come to the Concept Life Sciences Group with a strong desire to move back to my roots in business development in an analytical setting, but I also share a passion to integrate this into adjacent services with the ability to tell a compelling story that Concept Life Sciences represents. I look forward to supporting their strategic objectives and to growing the business further.”
Michael Fort, Executive Chairman of Concept Life Sciences said “I congratulate Tony on his new position and welcome him to our team. Appointments such as this are important to the future growth of the Concept Life Sciences group and help further bolster our credentials and experience in the science arena.