We are highly experienced educators and advisors in building and improving biopharmaceutical value-chains. We relish tackling tough challenges and seeking innovative ways for clients to build their brand reputation and value proposition.
THE CORE TEAM
Managing Consultant and Consultant in Strategic Supply-chain Management
Hedley founded PharmaFlow in 2005 and is managing consultant. He is also a passionate advocate of paradigm shifting modernisation in the life science industry, as well as being author of Supply Chain Management in the Drug Industry: Delivering Patient Value for Pharmaceuticals and Biologics, J Wiley & Sons, NJ 2011.
In his previous career, Hedley held senior positions at Bayer UK, British Biotech, Vernalis, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics (previously J&J), and OSI Pharmaceuticals, (now Astellas). His early career was spent as an industrial engineer in the automotive, consumer durables and FMCG sectors.
He graduated from Cardiff University as a production engineer, holds a Diploma in Management Studies from the University of South Wales, and an Executive MBA from Cranfield University School of Management. Affiliations and qualifications include:
- Advisory Board Member International Institute for Advanced Purchasing & Supply (IIAPS).
- Member 2013 – 15 Expert Industry Panels for CPhI Worldwide.
- Editorial Board Member GMP Review.
- Former member UK BIAs Manufacturing Advisory Committee.
- Former Advisory Board Member of Marken, (now part of UPS).
Hedley regularly delivers podcasts, webinars and speaks at international conferences, and was co-chair of the highly regarded FDA/Xavier University sponsored PharmaLink Conference, held in Cincinnati annually, from 2011 to 2014.
Our principles are based on tried and tested approaches to researching and developing innovative new products and services, as practiced by advanced sectors such as semiconductor, aviation, aerospace, electronics and automotive.
The principles, outlined below, underpin every project assignment:
Value propositions can only be determined by talking with those end-users – understanding their needs, which often depend on the needs of end-users of their products and services.
Factor-in the unique regulatory, legal, and technical constraints, based on a deep, up-to-date understanding of the biopharmaceutical industry
Offer solutions that deliver on the client’s business objectives and strategic priorities.
We also have a strong network of trusted collaborators on hand to help when required:
We don’t shy away from a challenge
As a client, no matter where you are positioned in the biopharmaceutical value-chain, following these principles will allow you to build your own brand and value proposition.
Due to the bespoke nature of our services, projects can range from the relatively simple, such as sharing knowledge to technical specialists on good manufacturing and distribution practice (GMDP), to helping secure the launch of new molecular entities into global markets; and everything in between.
We don’t shy away from a challenge. Our breadth of knowledge and expertise means that we’re able to take on projects of all natures, no matter how big or small.