Our Senior Team

John Sykes

(United Kingdom)

  • Senior leader having worked in a number of regional and International roles.
  • Worked as a leader in running Phase II & III Clinical Development Programmes in CVS and CNS working with leading researchers in Europe whilst at Sterling Winthrop Research & Development.
  • Has wide experience running late Phase Development and Medical Affairs as both Regional & Country Medical Director roles in SE Asia and Australia with Beecham and SmithKline Beecham.
  • Responsible for building up a new R&D Unit in Australia covering Preclinical, Clinical Departments to develop a range of new products covering Metabolic, Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Vaccines.
  • Gained Senior Management experience working in a multicultural environment as Vice President of  International Clinical R&D and Medical Affairs with SmithKline  Beecham  and GlaxoSmithKline.
  • Had responsibility for all markets outside Europe and US while based at the Headquarters in London.

Special Areas of  Expertise in

  • Crisis Management;
  • Promotion & Marketing Codes;
  • Bioethics  in Developing Markets
  • Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine in Sub Saharan  Africa
  • Current focus includes contribution to Medical Education, also involved with voluntary work specially helping out elderly.


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