• Date of birth: 6 December 1956
  • Nationality: British/Irish/French
  • Languages: Native English speaker, fluent French speaker

Publication professional with experience in diverse therapeutic areas, including vaccines, vaccination, infectious diseases, cancer, renal, cardiology and in diverse study designs. Experienced in writing documentation for clinical trials and epidemiology studies. Other skills include systematic reviewing, publication planning, medical writing training and translation.


  • Medical writing professional, MediCom Consult

    March 2011 – present

    With 30 years of experience of medical writing working with pharmaceutical companies, CROs and academic institutes and individuals.
  • Senior Publication Manager Sanofi Pasteur – MSD

    April 2006 – February 2011

    Responsible for developing and implementing publications plans; management of freelance writers and communication agencies; submission and follow-up with journals and congresses; development of company publication policy; participation in publication groups (internally and with shareholders).
  • International project manager SOR – FNCLCC

    March 2002 – April 2006

    Responsible for organisational and scientific activities for international projects; preparation of funding proposals; expert for the selection of ERA-NET projects (EC); organisation of Guidelines International Network (GIN) annual meeting in Lyon (December 2006).
  • Medical writer, International project manager APRET-EZUS

    December 1990 – March 2002

  • Co-director of the Centre Cochrane Français

    March 1996 – March 2002

    Co-ordination of a team of three people; medical writing for projects systematic review projects for public and private customers; workshop organisation and teaching (protocol, RevMan, systematic review methods); participation in working groups (clinical trial registers, Meerkat); participation in systematic reviews as co-author; participation in several EU projects; organisation of the Centre Cochrane Français annual meetings; organization of 9th International Cochrane Colloquium in Lyon (October 2001).
  • Head of English medical section, TRADOC, Lyon

    May 1990 – November 1990

    Translation of texts (French to English); development of specific medical word glossaries; interpretation; management of a team of three translators and relationships with free-lance translators.2001).
  • Head of Biochemistry, TRANSIA, Lyon

    September 1985 - May 1990

    Development of immuno-histochemical diagnostic tests for the detection of various molecules for the use in the food industry; biochemical studies of antigens; production of polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies; purification of antigens and antibodies. Post-doctoral fellow, St George’s Hospital Medical School, London: October 1982 - September 1985 Development of immuno-histochemical tests for the detection of neurofibrillary tangles found in patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease; production and purification of monoclonal antibodies; teaching practical classes on monoclonal antibody production.


  • University Diploma (DU) in Vaccinology


    Bordeaux University, France
  • Post-university certificate (C2) in Epidemiology


    UCBL1, France
  • PhD Biochemistry


    University of Warwick, United Kingdom
  • BSc Biochemistry, (II:1)


    University of Warwick, United Kingdom

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