David Scott – Senior Director, Tepnel Pharma Services
Dave is an experienced and time served member of the pharma services with a 25 years career spanning a journey from the bench to the boardroom. With a proven track record of general management and strategic thinking, Dave has led the growth and development of Tepnel Pharma Services both as an SME and as a subsidiary of a large global US healthcare and diagnostics company.
Dave understands the complexities of the pharma services marketplace and is a natural strategic thinker and leader. He is passionate about driving a company ethos which focusses on the needs of the stakeholder both from within his own organisation and also from the customer’s perspective. Dave believes that people matter and that it is his people who make the business and the customer experience. Dave is committed to the health and prosperity of the community within which he has worked and as such is a member of the Life Sciences Advisory Board of Scotland and the industry chair of the Scottish Pharma Services Steering Group.
Dr Vikki Renwick – Director, Tepnel Pharma Services
Vikki has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 15 years. With a career starting in academic research using Lab-on-a-Chip principals, Vikki was subsequently involved in a spin out venture centred on the resultant IP. Vikki’s awareness and capabilities in commercial services resulted in a shift to business development revolving around pharma services, engaging in consultative selling and customer satisfaction. Vikki has driven the implementation of the internal growth and development of Tepnel Pharma Services through culture, coaching and mentoring and continuous improvement initiatives.
As the General Manager, responsible for Tepnel’s cGMP analytical services, Vikki is focused on the management and delivery of multi-disciplinary projects. Vikki is committed to the delivery of systems and processes that maximise the customer experience whilst delivering high quality satisfaction to all stakeholders. Vikki is the company advocate for adopting lean principles and pro-actively supporting the Pharmaceutical Quality System. Vikki is a strong and compassionate leader, instilling a company ethos centred on the people behind the service, enhancing staff engagement through the development of site wide training programmes and initiatives, work force skills development and career progression with focus on staff retention.
Vikki is involved with Skills Development Scotland and a member of Scottish Life Science Association.
Andrew McCallum – Senior Manager, Quality, Tepnel Pharma Services
Andy has spent the last 30 years working in the field of pharma services. Educated in chemistry at Napier University in Edinburgh, and following with Membership of the Royal Society of Chemistry and Chartered Chemist status, Andy began initially as an analytical chemist subsequently moving into the field of quality assurance where he has worked for the last 20 years. He has supported the development of Tepnel Pharma Services throughout its journey as it has grown and thrived within the highly regulated pharma services market place.
As Senior Manager, Quality, Andy has been involved with GXP regulatory compliance throughout his career and is committed to these standards and their focus on safe patient outcomes. He has been instrumental in the development and implementation of the Tepnel Pharmaceutical Quality System. Andy leads the Tepnel quality team and has ensured compliance both with Tepnel procedures and with ever evolving regulatory requirements is paramount. He has a long and successful experience with regulatory inspections from the MHRA and FDA and believes that the success of the company must be forged on a sound compliance basis to the benefit of all stakeholders.