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Andrew Sinclair

President and Founder

Andrew has over 30 years’ design and operational experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, with direct responsibility for manufacturing, logistics, maintenance and capital programme management. He has developed Biopharm Services into a leading provider of bioprocess modelling and knowledge management tools that support bioprocess innovation. Prior to Biopharm Services, Andrew was Director of Engineering and Logistics at Lonza Biologics and holds an MSc in Biochemical Engineering from UCL. He was a finalist in “The Manufacturing Processing Thought Leader of the Decade” category at the 2012 BioProcess International Awards and is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

  • Principal consultant
  • Driving innovation
  • Public speaker

Dr Yuki Abe

Director of Sales & Marketing/Senior Consultant Engineer

To help communicate our mission, Yuki manages and organizes the company’s sales and marketing activities . She manages the new user portal service for our clients, and organizes the BioSolve User Group steering committee and user group meetings. Yuki’s consultancy work covers the modelling of innovative bioprocesses, engineering design and evaluation of the economic impact of design and process on product manufacturing costs. She holds a PhD in Biochemical Engineering and a MEng in Biochemical Engineering with Bioprocess Management from UCL. Yuki received the Sir Derek Robertson Scholarship and the IBM Business Consulting Award while at UCL.

  • Public presenter
  • Business development and operational excellence
  • Networking and building the user community

Dr Janice Lim

Product Manager II

Janice is the product manager at Biopharm Services, where she is responsible for the BioSolve Process software product. Janice’s job is to support our customers by enhancing their user experience. She delivers software training and client support for users of BioSolve Process and is responsible for ensuring that customer issues are fed back into software updates. Janice has extensive experience in the development of cost models for biomanufacturing processes to provide evaluation of process economics. Janice holds a PhD in Biochemical Engineering from UCL.

  • Product management
  • Software training and customer support
  • Driving innovation based on voice of the customer

Dr Adriana Lopes

Principal Consultant Engineer

Adriana has over nine years’ experience in the biopharmaceutical industry in both process development and GMP manufacturing operations. She has lead optimisation and scale-up/down, technology transfer projects, and managed feasibility and implementation projects. Adriana has worked with a range of product types such as vaccines, recombinant proteins and antibodies at different stages of the product lifecycle. She is responsible for modelling new novel technologies and processes, and manages external academic collaborations to support the future development of the BioSolve platform. Adriana holds an MSc and EngD in Biochemical Engineering from UCL.

  • Academic collaboration liaison
  • Technical writing expert
  • Senior consultant engineer

Bruce Willliams

Associate Principal Consultant

Bruce has over 15 years’ experience in biotechnology contract development and manufacturing. He has been responsible for the design, optimization and validation of bio-manufacturing facilities. Bruce headed up the technology transfer group for Avecia Biologics, scaling up a wide range of processes from development, through clinical manufacture to process validation. He has employed risk-based approaches to health, safety, quality, project and business risks, and is a Zeneca-trained Hazard Study leader. Bruce has an MEng in Chemical and Process Engineering.

  • Associate principle consultancy
  • Design and engineering (including hazard study)
  • Project Management

Rafal Czubala

Software Development Manager

Rafal is overseeing software projects at Biopharm Services. He is responsible for technical design and software architecture. Rafal ensures our products are built using cutting edge technologies that make our solutions fast, secure and reliable. He previously worked in the oil industry, building software applications used by the giant corporations, such as ExxonMobil and Petron. He also developed software for BMW, Tesla and McLaren, which was used to drive their marketing and sales in the UK. Rafal holds a first-class honours degree in Computer Science from Royal Holloway, University of London.

  • Software Design and Architecture
  • Forward Looking Development
  • Good Communication Skill with Technical Expertise

Dr Rob Noel

Marketing Consultant

Rob is a Marketing Consultant for Biopharm Services, having utilised BioSolve Process while working with plasma product manufacturers, CMO’s, vaccine manufacturers and a wide range of process technologies for biologics manufacturing. Rob’s main role is to work with Cell and Gene Therapy clients and identify added-value solutions within process and supply chain. He has over 20 years experience of developing bioprocessing technologies and biotech products from PD scale to full manufacturing. In commercial operations, Rob has built business units and directed global specialist sales & marketing teams focussed on Integrated processing technology at Upfront A/S, Pall/Danaher &ADCBIO. Rob has a BSc and a PhD in Biochemical Engineering (Teesside).

  • Cell and Gene Therapy Specialist
  • ADC Specialist
  • Marketing Analyst