Ian Ferrier, MD, Ph.D.

Managing director

Dr. Ferrier is an acknowledged expert in the healthcare industry with over three decades of management and marketing experience in international healthcare, encompassing ethical pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and devices, generic drugs and animal health. He has provided expert opinion for senior management and government agencies across a broad range of healthcare issues and problems and is a regular panelist on CEO forums in Europe and U.S.  He has held numerous senior management positions in several multinational pharmaceutical companies where he has been instrumental in developing growth strategies through internal development and acquisition.

Background

  • Over two decades of management and marketing experience in international healthcare, encompassing ethical pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and devices, generic drugs and animal health
  • Successful track record in executing product and technology transactions for large and small BioPharma companies
  • Provided guidance in support of health related institutions and business enterprises, raising equity and debt capital to fund a diverse set of opportunities
  • Held senior management responsibility in several major multi-national companies where he has been instrumental in developing growth strategies through internal development, restructuring, acquisition and financing
  • Has provided expert opinion for senior management and government agencies across a broad range of healthcare issues and problems
  • A regular panelist on CEO forums in Europe and U.S., organized by CEO Magazine

Prior affiliations

  • ICI Pharmaceuticals
  • Kalichemie (Solvay et Cie)
  • McCann Healthcare
  • Covington Group
  • Monadnock Medical
  • University of Edinburgh Teaching Hospitals
  • University of Bristol Teaching Hospitals

Education

  • M.D. (University of Edinburgh School of Medicine)
  • Ph.D., Pharmacology (University of Edinburgh)