Board of Directors
Tim McCarthy FCCA, MBAChief Executive Director
Mr McCarthy has a 35 year international business career in high growth biotech, healthcare and technology companies. He is currently Chairman and Non-Executive Director for a number of biotech and healthcare related companies, including Incanthera and 4basebio PLC. Mr McCarthy is also the former Chief Executive Officer and Finance Director of a number UK listed public and private companies, including Alizyme plc and Peptide Therapeutics Group plc, and has a core understanding of AIM and its regulatory processes. Co-founding a number of healthcare and biotechnology companies, Mr McCarthy has helped raise substantial amounts of equity capital and also advised and worked at Board level for a diverse range of companies internationally, in areas such as business strategy, mergers & acquisitions, due diligence and licensing.
Dr Tim Franklin PhD, MBAChief Operating Officer
Dr Franklin has 30 years’ experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. He worked in clinical research, sales & marketing, and global strategic marketing for Warner Lambert, Wellcome and SmithKline Beecham. He later moved to the capital markets where he became a top-ranked pharmaceuticals analyst at Dresdner Kleinwort investment bank. He applied his experience to stock selection at hedge funds and advised several small biotechnology companies on corporate and commercial strategy and access to capital. He holds a BSc in Medicinal Chemistry and a PhD in Pharmacology from Loughborough University and an MBA from Warwick Business School.
Dr Sanjeev Pandya MBASenior Non-Executive Director
Sanjeev has over 25 years of healthcare and international management experience. Sanjeev was formerly CEO of Advanced Oncotherapy Plc, a specialist cancer radiotherapy business listed on AIM. During his leadership, Sanjeev raised over $100m and developed and secured partnerships in the USA, EU, China, Singapore, India, Australia, Asia and South America. Formerly, Sanjeev had a number of leadership roles in several global clinical trials at Pfizer and was head of Europe Regulatory and Medical at Reckitt Benckiser.</p> <p>Formerly Sanjeev trained and worked as an orthopedic surgeon in the NHS and various Third World countries.</p> <p>Sanjeev has a medical degree from Trinity College, Cambridge and an MBA from INSEAD.<br />
Lisa BaderoonNon-Executive Director and Head of Investor Relations
Lisa has spent over 25 years working within the City of London being involved with a diverse portfolio of clients from a variety of sectors but with a leaning towards emerging, high growth businesses advising both private and public companies on their financial and corporate strategies aligned to stakeholder and investor interests, as well as a strong acumen in media communication. During this time, she has been involved in a multitude of client transactions spanning private fund raisings, Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), secondary high profile capital raisings and mergers and acquisitions both in the UK and internationally.</p> <p>Lisa had a successful career spanning 20 years as a Partner at Buchanan Communications, one of the leading City financial public relations agencies. As one of the youngest Board members, she was involved in the successful five-year earnout, as part of Buchanan being acquired by the FTSE 100 rated WPP Plc in 1997.</p> <p>Lisa founded Just B Communications Ltd in 2012 with the key objective of working with a more select number of clients and providing a greater degree of bespoke advisory services thus becoming more integral to the day to day corporate and strategic development for these businesses. She has successfully advised a number of public and private companies, at Board level, on corporate strategy, stakeholder and investor communications, capital raisings, dual listings, licensing and M&A. Media profiling, where required, has also played an important role in advisory activities.</p> <p>Lisa was appointed Head of Investor Relations at ImmuPharma in 2012 and most recently appointed as a Non-Executive Director in July 2021.