Chief Executive Officer, Aptus Clinical

Steve is a seasoned clinical development leader with a passion for drug development.

In 2014 he co-founded Aptus Clinical Ltd, a niche contract clinical research provider. Our mission to partner with scientists and academics to transform promising molecules into valued medicine. Through our highly experienced teams of clinical development experts with proven track record of successful drug project delivery and our extensive network of academic contacts we collaborate with pharma, biotechs and academia to design, conduct and deliver innovative oncology clinical trials.

Prior to this, he had a highly successful 23 year career history within AstraZeneca supporting the design and delivery of over 15 drug development projects in Oncology, Haematology , Respiratory and Cardiovascular therapeutics areas. For the last 10 years he was accountable for supporting numerous Oncology drug projects from the pre-clinical discovery phase into First Time in Man and subsequent Proof of Concept studies.

He is expert in the delivery of drug projects having consistently delivered to agreed business expectations through internal teams, CROs, collaborative groups and interface organisations and has broad experience of global working across different cultures having led both functional and drug project at Research Development sites in Sweden (3yrs), East coast USA (2yrs) and UK (10yrs).


20 May 2021