Women in Biotech - Manchester
Wednesday 4 November 2020
We are very excited to bring the Women in Biotech series to Manchester for the first time in November 2020. Join us for an excellent evening of networking, drinks, and thought-provoking discussion.
18.00 Registration and networking
18.40 Discussion and Q&A
Lisa Anson, CEO, Redx Pharma
Kath Mackay, Managing Director, Alderley Park
19:30 Closing remarks
19.40 Networking and drinks
1 St Peter's Square
The venue is centrally located in Manchester and within walking distance of both Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Picadilly train stations.
BIA members - £30 +VAT
Non-members - £40 +VAT
Reduced rate - £25 +VAT*
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Lisa Anson is Chief Executive Officer of Redx Pharma plc, appointed 1 June 2018.
Lisa has been President of AstraZeneca UK since 2012 and has significant leadership experience in pharmaceuticals. Over a 20 year career at AstraZeneca plc, Lisa has held a number of senior management roles in both the US and the UK including Global Vice President, Oncology and as Vice President of emerging brands where she worked closely with the Research and Development teams.
Lisa holds an MBA (awarded with distinction) from INSEAD, France and a First Class honours degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University in the UK. Upon graduating she joined KPMG in London as a management consultant and then moved to California where she worked for Salick Health Care (now Aptium), a California based cancer disease management company, prior to joining Zeneca Pharmaceuticals (USA) in 1998 as a business development manager.
Lisa was President of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) a position from which she will stepped down in July 2018. She has been a Board member of the ABPI since 2012 where she has chaired a number of UK industry committees and worked closely with Government and a wide range of industry stakeholders.
Jane joined the BIA in March 2016 as Director of Business Development and Membership Services, with overall responsibility for the recruitment and retention of members, development and delivery of membership services and BIA events.
Prior to this role and a short spell at the Food and Drink Federation assisting with membership development, she held the positions of Associate Director and Head of Sales & Marketing over a period of seven years at the Fire Protection Association – leading on membership and member events, publications, risk services, sales and marketing, CRM implementation and digital presence. Jane’s experience prior to this included Business Development Manager within tech transfer at Oxford Brookes University, four years at T&F/Informa Journals as Managing Editor and Publisher, and reference publishing at Oxford University Press and IBSS (International Bibliography of Social Sciences).
Jane holds a first degree in Italian and European Literature from Warwick University, an MA in Social Anthropology from SOAS, and an MBA from Oxford Brookes Business School.
The BIA’s Women in Biotech event series has been running for over 12 years and aims to connect, inspire, and support women across the sector.