Dr Daniel Gooding, Chief Executive Officer
Dan brings over 18 years’ experience in commercialisation and business development within the pharmaceutical industry, having received his PhD in Chemistry from Leeds University. Dan began his career in commercial roles with pharmaceutical excipients companies including FMC and Dow Corning. At Accelrys Dan was responsible for sales across the UK and Southern Europe driving new business development within the emerging nanotechnology, drug delivery and formulation sectors. Dan has also led successful licensing deals within the pharmaceutical industry with companies such as Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca. Dan is a cofounder of Nuformix. Dan is a member of the Nomination Committee.
Dr Joanne Holland, Chief Scientific Officer
Joanne received her PhD in Chemistry from Leeds University. She joined the process R&D group at Millennium Pharmaceuticals before moving to a combined research and commercial role at Stylacats Ltd. After this Joanne worked for Medeor Pharma Ltd and Medeor Ltd undertaking commercial and scientific research on new business and investment opportunities. Joanne is a cofounder of Nuformix, and is responsible for R&D, intellectual property and regulatory issues.
Roger Jones, Financial Controller and Company Secretary
Roger has been a Fellow of the ACCA for more than 30 years. He has held a number of senior financial positions and key roles in life science companies including Cambridge Antibody Technology, Onyvax and two AIM-listed companies, Angel Biotechnology Holdings PLC and Physiomics PLC. Roger specializes in early-stage and growing companies and has a deep understanding of the financial issues faced by fast-growth, technology-led companies. Roger is highly experienced at implementing strong and reliable financial reporting, business planning, cash flow management and budgeting procedures. He is also an experienced Company Secretary.
Dr Christopher Blackwell, Non-Executive Chairman
Chris Blackwell, formerly CEO of Vectura Group Plc from February 2004 to June 2015, was appointed a Non-Executive Director with Nuformix plc on 10 May 2018. His primary role with Vectura was to refocus drug development capabilities from a research led biotechnology company to a commercially driven pharmaceutical development company. Chris initially joined GSK as a Clinical Pharmacologist post PhD studies at Bath,moving to Hoffman La-Roche as UK Director, Global ProjectManagement. At Scotia Pharma Ltd Chris served as Director of Drug Development and Executive Director. Chris is a non-executive Director of AGI Therapeutics plc.
Dr Karl Keegan, Non-Executive Director
Karl has over 25 years of experience working in senior roles in the life sciences industry. He is currently Chief Executive Officer and Executive Board member at HOX Therapeutics Ltd, a private biotechnology company developing first-in-class, highly targeted cancer therapies based on HOX genes. Karl spent 12 years as a highly regarded sell-side life sciences research analyst, researching and helping finance companies across the UK, Europe, USA and Canada. Since then, primarily in CFO roles, he has focused on corporate development, and has a successful track record of devising and implementing M&A and finance projects, delivering value across all aspects of business strategy, highlights include the sale of Minster pharmaceuticals plc to Proximagen plc, multiple financings to support a new strategy for Pharming Group NV and leadership of M&A deals at Vectura Group plc.