Andrea Johnston, PhD BioPhorum

Andrea joined BioPhorum in April 2022 as Phorum Director for Technology Roadmapping. Andrea has over 10 years’ experience of leadership and senior management in the medicines manufacturing sector leading integration of complex research projects at the industry-academic interface, driving the sector towards a future workforce and leading and managing large and complex teams across international sites to effectively deliver major flagship initiatives.

She moved to BioPhorum from an Associate Director post in the leading international medicines manufacturing research and development Hub, CMAC. Prior to CMAC, Andrea worked as a Senior Research Fellow in major collaborative projects developing automated crystallization and pioneering machine learning applications. Her research career was a build on her work, from her PhD with AstraZeneca, in method development of advanced analytics for use in pharma.