Phorum Leaders

Meet the people who lead these thriving communities, and oversee the collaborations that generate solutions to some of the industry’s most intractable challenges. Read about their expertise and hear about their ambitions for the future.

Louise Bennett

Cell & Gene Therapy

Cell and gene therapy is an exciting, fast moving area of…

Tony Gill

Development Group

Bringing the industry’s brightest minds together…

biophorum people c wyatt 700x790 flip(1) 28

Catherine Wyatt

Drug Substance

“Drug Substance is the place where the twin aims of delivering medicines to today’s patients…

Dawood Dassu

Fill Finish

We have a fantastic collaborative portfolio covering all the major areas…

biophorum people lauren 700x790 34

Lauren Morgan

Information Technology

I enjoy working with technology leaders to create conversations…

biophorum people heather tomlinson 700(1) 04

Heather Tomlinson


Individual participants will have the opportunity to come together…

Bob Brooks

Supply Partner

I am proud to have built up BioPhorum Supply Partner into one of…..

biophorum people nic coles 700 33

Nicola Coles


Nicola has been with BioPhorum since 2019. Initially focusing on raw materials…..

Clare Simpson

Technology Roadmapping

Technology roadmapping is all about creating a consensus strategy…..

BioPhorum leadership

Meet the directors who have guided the community since its inception in 2008 and continue to this day to create an environment enabling over 3500 of the world’s top leaders and subject matter experts to benchmark and collaborate on over 90 global missions.

biophorum people dan removebg 700x790 02

Dan Spacie


Dan Spacie BEng MBA FStratPS has more than 30 years’ leadership experience. Dan has worked across several industries including biopharmaceuticals, banking and consulting.

biophorum people ali 700 790 31

Alison Wilson

Chief Operating Officer

Alison is an experienced technical leader, having spent most of her career working in the pharmaceutical industry. She is a Chartered Chemical Engineer and has over 15 years of experience in a wide range of operational and technical leadership roles and consultancy.

biophorum people james storey 32

James Storey

Head of Finance

James is a Chartered Accountant and since qualifying over 20 years ago has held senior finance positions in a number of different industries including manufacturing and software.

biophorum people tara 700x790 30

Tara Flannagan

Vice-President Business Development

Tara has more than twenty years of commercial experience in the biopharmaceuticals arena gained at both small companies and large corporations.

Darren Whitman


Darren is an accomplished practitioner in operations and change management, having acquired his capability through a combination of consulting and leadership positions spanning more than 25 years.

Steve Jones


Steve has over 25 years’ experience, gained across the automotive, aerospace, pharmaceutical and technology sectors.

Christelle Simpson-Platre


Christelle has over 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical sectors.

Share This