Chief Executive Officer
Dr Neil Murray is a founding partner of Essential Science, a consulting practice providing expert, hands-on support in corporate and business development, partnering and technology exploitation in the Life Sciences, Biotechnology and Drug Discovery and Development sectors. He is also the founder of PharmEcosse, developers of a novel scar reduction and prevention therapeutic.
Dr Murray’s therapeutic areas of expertise include the application of platform technologies in drug research & development, overall drug development strategy, planning and management, portfolio development and corporate and business development across multiple therapies and markets.
Dr Murray has more than 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry holding senior positions with Solutia, Vernalis (formerly Vanguard Medica), Sigma-Aldrich Fine Chemicals and Glaxo-Wellcome Research & Development.