Renata Crome

Trustee, Non Executive Director and Pharmaceutical Development Advisor, PTEN Research Foundation

Renata is a Pharmaceutical Development Specialist with 30 + years’ experience in the scientific development, regulatory approval and commercialisation of new medicines. She started her career in academic cardiovascular research at St Thomas’s Hospital, London then joined Roche where she led project teams developing some of Roche’s key projects including Tamiflu for influenza, and Avastin for cancer , then appointed to Deputy Global Head of Early development. In 2015 Renata joined Cancer Research UK heading up Project and Portfolio management.

Renata is a board trustee member of the PTEN Research Foundation, holds a number of Non-Executive Directorships and Scientific advisor roles, and is a member of the Policy and Communications Committee of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine .

Latterly Renata was called upon by the UK government to form the UKRI sponsored team of pharmaceutical experts to develop treatments for Covid-19.