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The BioStrata Team

Meet our team of life science marketing experts.

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Clare Russell BSc, PhD

Co-founder & Managing Director

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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Paul Avery BSc, PhD

Co-founder & CEO

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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Simon Guest

Client Services Director

With 25 years of experience working in client services roles for some of the world’s most pre-eminent advertising and marketing agencies, Simon is passionate about forging enduring and successful business partnerships.

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Abby George

Content Director

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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Vicky John BA (Hons), PhD

Senior Account Director

A dynamic communications and marketing specialist with over a decade of customer-facing experience in pharmaceuticals, medicine, and life sciences, Vicky is passionate about creating impactful campaigns that drive engagement and loyalty.

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Adrienne Walder

Senior Marketing Specialist

Adrienne is a thoroughbred marketer bringing 25 years of experience to the team. She prides herself on thinking differently and developing new ideas with a focus on measurement and tangible results.

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Melanie Williams BA, CIPR Dip

Senior Marketing Comms Specialist

Melanie is a PR and Marketing Communications professional with B2B experience across a variety of sectors. Melanie firmly believes a deep understanding of audience needs is at the heart of any successful campaign and her detail-oriented approach combined with commitment to client satisfaction consistently delivers results.

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Natasha Berrie BA (Hons)

Senior Account Manager

Natasha is highly experienced in client servicing having spent over 10 years working in creative, digital and integrated agencies within client facing roles. She has a proven track record of building strong relationships with clients, growing client accounts as well as managing and delivering high-quality projects.

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Beth Godley BA (Hons), CIPR

PR & Content Specialist

A creative and accomplished B2B PR professional, Beth has a 17-year track record of delivering strategic and impactful PR campaigns for clients operating in the healthcare, pharma, and tech sectors.

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Helen Stewart-Miller BSc(Hons), MCIPR

Senior Marketing Comms Specialist

An accredited PR practitioner with 20+ years’ experience, Helen draws on her laboratory research background to create strategic campaigns and content that resonate with life science audiences from bench to C-suite.

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Megan Reed

Senior Account Manager

Megan is a highly experienced marketing professional with over 10 years experience in both in house and agency roles.

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Jean-Pierre Joubert BSc (Hons)

Senior Account Manager

JP is passionate about learning, whether it’s trying something different or learning a new approach, he’s always pushing to expand his knowledge and ensure he delivers the best results possible for clients.

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Rachael Young BSc

Senior Account Manager

Having studied Biochemistry at Cambridge University, Rachael is passionate about the fast-paced world of life science marketing and helping to bring new scientific innovations to the people that need them.

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Nicole Cox BSc, MSc

Project Manager

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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Tom Hope BSc

Content Editor and Strategist

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 scientific content.

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Leigh Dilley

Paid Media 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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Lauren Barham

Senior Marketing Manager

A strategic and creative senior marketer with over a decade of experience and CIM qualification, Lauren’s career has encompassed a range of industries including B2B, B2C and agency.

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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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