Sir Jeremy Blackham
Sir Jeremy Blackham served for over 40 years in the Royal Navy, latterly holding several key very senior posts in both operational command and in HR and Acquisition policy, budget and planning. He had much experience of setting up new organisations and of managing change, most notably he established a completely new culture and structure whilst creating the new Equipment Central Customer. Leaving the Service in 2002, he joined EADS to set up its new UK Headquarters company and helped in the winning of key business. He was also appointed a director and an associate of several smaller companies providing advice on Change Management and customer relations and is currently a director of Eurocopter UK. He has advised NHS PCTs, the Police and Fire Services and the Borders and Immigration Agency, whilst also advising the Indian, Swedish and Singaporean MoDs. He is a well known, influential and respected commentator on defence, defence procurement and change management issues and is in frequent demand as a writer for the media and conference speaker both in UK and overseas where he has a reputation as an original thinker. He was invited to develop a defence management module on the prestigious international MSc in Public Management at Kings College London and has been teaching it for four years. As well as providing management advice to a number of companies in the public service and defence industry fields, he edits the independent professional Journal The Naval Review. He holds a BA and an MA from the Open University.
Suzanne Lovell BSc
Suzanne Lovell brings more than 25 years of expertise in the field of biotechnology, operations and HR to the company. She joined The Institute of Cancer Research (University of London) in 1987, where she assumed responsibility for Personnel on this multi-site research institute, until 1992. In 1999, she joined the Cambridge based HIV diagnostics company Virco UK, re-establishing her position as an HR professional whilst simultaneously broadening her remit to support the operation and management of a large, high specification laboratory facility. With the establishment of the UK operation of Camitro, she was invited to become the Operations Director for the Company in 2001 continuing in similar roles following mergers with ArQule UK and Inpharmatica. Having managed many varied re-structuring projects, she believes the key to successful change is in understanding the corporate culture. Leaving Inpharmatica in 2007, she has continued to provide operational and development consultancy to a variety of biotechnology companies, whilst simultaneously expanding her coaching portfolio. She holds a BSc and is an NLP Master Practitioner.
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