A former Regional International Trade Adviser at Department for International Trade (DIT) in the UK, William utilised his experience of international business development with DIT, advising SMEs in the healthtech and life science sectors on exporting and for East of England International facilitating inward investment to the region. Joining Bio Park in 2006 as Marketing Director, William helped to build the science park’s reputation at the heart of the London-Oxford-Cambridge ‘Golden Triangle’ as a leading centre for bioscience and health technology research and business. William was recently made an honorary member of the UKSPA (The United Kingdom Science Park Association).
William has served as a Director of Medilink East, the British Dental Industry Association and the UK Science Park Association and is connected across national and international professional networks. William’s career began as a physiologist at the National Institute for Medical Research progressing to the pharmaceutical, diagnostics, medical device and dental sectors in sales, marketing general management roles and then as an expert International Trade Adviser. As a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing William undertakes mentoring of startups and tech companies in London Inc as well as healthtech start-ups on behalf of Tech London Advocates with an emphasis on marketing and communications strategy.