Concept Life Sciences has appointed Helen McKeever as Programme Manager for the Group, and David Halverson as US Head of Sales.

Helen joins Concept from RedX Pharma where she was Project Manager, leading a portfolio of small molecule projects from late discovery to early clinical development. Helen has over 29 years’ experience in the contract research and pharmaceutical industry, including over 18 years leading a variety of preclinical and early clinical development programmes. Previous roles have also included Director of Project Management and Preclinical Programme Manager at Almac Discovery, and Senior Project Manager at Covance Laboratories. 

David has over 20 years’ experience in business development, primarily in the drug discovery and pre-clinical development, both in the US and in Europe, as well as working with customers in the US for services to be delivered in the UK. Before joining Concept, David was President and COO at Protea Biosciences, and has previously held senior Business Development roles with MPI Research, Huntingdon Life Sciences, Quintiles, PPD and Covance Laboratories.