Véronique Bouchet was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company on 1 September 2009. She is the founder director of Novudel Associates, a lifesciences consultancy company. She has previously held a variety of senior international roles in the healthcare industry across several therapeutic areas and functions. She is a non-executive director of Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst, a trustee of Breast Cancer Now and a member of the Council of Queen Mary, University of London. She has an MB BS from St Bartholomews’s Hospital Medical School and holds a BSc in Psychology from University College London. She has an MBA from INSEAD, and has been awarded the Institute of Directors’ Diploma in Company Direction (Distinction).