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The BioStrata Team

Meet our team of life science marketing experts.

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Paul Avery BSc, PhD

CEO & Strategic Marketing Comms Specialist

As an ex-geneticist, life science marketing is in Paul’s genes (he checked). As a marketing leader in the industry, he is passionate about applying the latest tools and approaches to help clients get the best results.

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Clare Russell BSc, PhD

Co-founder & Strategic Marketing Comms Specialist

Combining strategy, creativity and scientific knowledge, Clare is an industry thought-leader whose passion for life science marketing has driven the agency to where it is today.

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Kris Davies

Managing Director and COO BioStrata Marketing

With over a decade of experience in agency operations and leadership, Kris understands what it takes to build and run a high performing independent marketing agency.

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Khaled Moustafa

Managing Director and COO Life Science Media Suite

Khaled has worked in the B2B and B2C Technology space for over 12 years, working in various sectors from management consultancy, insurance, recruitment and more recently in the Travel and Tourism sector.

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Gary Pyle FCA

Finance Director

Gary brings over 30 years of finance and commercial experience to the Biostrata team, having worked with a variety of companies and spent several years as Chief Financial Officer with listed companies.

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Lynne Thompson ACMA

Finance Manager

Lynne has over 20 years of experience in finance roles within both SMEs and listed companies. She has valuable experience in setting up and running a finance function, ERP software implementations and as a commercial finance business partner.

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Caroline Barley AssocCIPD, MHFA

People & Culture Manager

As a successful human resources professional with over 14 years of experience covering all aspects of HR, Caroline is passionate about creating a positive working environment with engaged and productive staff.

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Joanne Butler

Client Services Director

A CIM qualified, creative and strategic senior marketer with 20 years of experience in B2B marketing agencies, Jo delivers complete marketing communications plans that generate brand awareness and leads.

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Helen Stewart-Miller BSc, MCIPR

PR Specialist

Helen helps clients to achieve commercial success through the telling of scientific and technical stories designed to resonate and engage with specialists and non-specialists alike.

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Janice Foley

PR Director

Not many people have the deep energy and passion that Janice Foley brings to client teams. She’s a master storyteller that delivers significant business results through collaborative and thoughtful partnership.

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Jessica Grant

PR Account Director

A strategic and thoughtful marketer, Jess loves creative problem solving and working with clients to strategize how their marketing programs can impact their larger business objectives.

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Lauren Heap BA, MSc

Inbound Account Director

Lauren has been championing Inbound Marketing for over a decade and has developed and implemented hundreds of inbound campaigns for companies in a range of industries.

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Abby Edwards

Content Editor

A creative and strategic communications professional, Abby is a storyteller at heart who is passionate about helping science and technology companies engage with their target audiences through compelling content.

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Oliver Anscombe BSc, MRes, DIC

Inbound Senior Account Manager

With a background in cancer biology, Ol is passionate about spreading the word of science, helping clients achieve this and more through a range of digital and inbound marketing approaches.

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Aimi Papanastasiou BSc, MA

PR Account Manager

A creative and enthusiastic account manager and science writer, Aimi has a proven ability to create strategic PR and marketing communications plans that get great results.

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Rachael Young BA

PR Account Manager

After graduating from Cambridge University with a Biochemistry degree, Rachael has since developed a strong skill set within life science marketing and communications, delivering for clients across the globe.

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Tom Hope BSc

PR Junior Account Manager

With his experience of scientific research and a keen interest in all things science communications, Tom is making a difference in life science marketing supporting clients with a range of PR and marketing programmes.

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April Taylor BSc

Junior Account Manager

April worked as a scientist within a CRO before moving from the lab to the commercial world. At BioStrata, she uses her scientific communications skills to help drive progress in the life sciences industry.

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Yvette White BSc

Inbound Senior Account Executive

With her background in marketing and life sciences, Yvette is passionate about helping organisations by spreading awareness and understanding of scientific innovation to improve quality of life.

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Lea Vitezic BA, MA

PR Account Executive

Lea graduated with a first-class honours degree in journalism from the University of the Arts London, and she also holds an MA in Media and Communications from City, University of London. She has a background in writing, editing, copywriting, and extensive PR experience.

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Fred Schwaller MSc, PhD

Science Writer

Fred is a science writer who draws from scientific and creative writing experience. Prior to becoming a writer, he spent almost a decade in neuroscience research during his PhD and postdoc.

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Leigh Dilley

Media & Client Service Manager

Leigh is a highly motivated marketer with a strong background and a passion for delivering effective, creative and thoughtful marketing campaigns.

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Nicole Cox BSc, MSc

Media & Client Service Executive

Having studied Nutrition and Health Sciences at the University of Southampton, Nicole brings with her a keen interest and appreciation of the scientific method – which she applies to her already diverse skill set.

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Debbie Lee

Office Manager

Debbie has over 20 years of experience in Office Management across a diverse range of companies overseeing the administrative activities that facilitate the smooth running of a business.

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Steve Ward

People & Culture Consultant & Coach

Steve brings HR and coaching expertise gained from 15 years of practice in a broad range of industries and organisational types.

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