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Pharmaceutical Experience



Vectura Group plc (Inhalation, Pharmaceutical).   Analytical Development Manager: Responsible for analytical group and physical characterization service.  Responsibility for outsourced analytical studies including bioanalytical.

Provensis Limited (Device development).  Analytical Development Manager: Virtual company, development of a novel non-surgical treatment for varicose veins (Varisolve®).   Joined Provensis in its start-up phase, recruited team and contract facilities and built up successful analytical program from scratch. Planning and execution of stability, compatibility and investigational studies for API and a drug/device combination product.

British Biotech Pharmaceuticals  Manager, Analytical Development:  Head of Department responsible for developing and applying analytical methods to NCEs, intermediates and raw materials in support of clinical and preclinical development.  Projects included preformulation studies, and investigations of polymorphs, solvates and their crystal habits.

Hafslund Nycomed (Pharmaceuticals, Linz, Austria) Analytical Chemistry Manager: Managed analytical department supporting Chemistry Clinical development and research projects.  Attained good conversational standard of German.


Analyst/Senior Analyst with Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Parke Davis, Optrex, William Warner Limited


Alan Banyard has a PhD in Analytical Chemistry, a BSc in Chemistry (Exeter) and is a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC)