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About Agos Pharma

Agos Pharma was established by dedicated experts in regulatory affairs and pharmacovigilance who have worked together for decades.

Board of Directors

Geoff Hiskett

Geoff Hiskett

Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants


  • Experienced independent Finance Director
  • Specialized in providing quality financial information and process to owner managed businesses
  • Supporting growth and exit strategies
  • Broad sector experience including manufacturing, specialist care, childcare, motor sport and pharmaceutical services
Peter Kennerley

Peter Kennerley

MB ChB, DA (UK), Dip Pharm Med, FFPM, MTOPRA


  • Moved from Clinical Medicine to Pharma industry in 1987
  • Former Senior Medical Assessor for the UK Regulatory Agency
  • Brought multiple successful products to market both as blockbusters and as niche products
  • Established global drug safety processes and overseen multiple successful regulatory procedures
  • Extensive experience in negotiations with European national regulatory authorities as well as the European Medicines Agency
  • Track record of success globally
Liz McCann

Liz McCann

BSc (Hons), DipClinSci, DipBS

Board Director

  • Joined the pharmaceutical industry in 1987 as a Clinical Research Associate to work on successful IND studies for pravastatin
  • Helped establish a national clinical research group for Amgen
  • Established a global clinical trials research department for a specialized CRO and was instrumental in many successful worldwide programs for novel therapeutics and rescue studies

Senior Management Team

Leigh-Anne Blair

Leigh-Anne Blair


Senior Clinical Operations Consultant

  • Over 20 years of experience in clinical research within academic, small pharma/biotech and CRO environments
  • Lead the operational development and management of multiple, global, phase I-Iv clinical trials with a focus in Haematology and oncology
  • Supported small pharma & biotechs in expanding their studies internationally
  • Experienced in KOL engagement
  • Experienced in vendor selection, management and oversight
Louise Hall

Louise Hall

BSc (Hons)

Senior Regulatory Affairs Consultant

  • Extensive experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry with a background in biological product development
  • Experienced in all aspects of regulatory affairs for both biologics and small molecules
  • Proven track record in delivering regulatory strategies and submissions for products in development and marketed products
  • Co-ordinated and managed projects ranging from scientific advice/protocol assistance, ODD, PIPs, CTAs, pre-submission meetings, MAAs and lifecycle management for EU centrally approved products.
  • Managed interactions and negotiations with regulatory authorities within the EU
Claire van Leersum

Claire van Leersum

BSc Hons, MRQA

Senior Quality Consultant

  • Pharmaceutical industry since 1986. R&D, CRO and consultancy. Quality Assurance professional since 1991
  • Associate Director for global CQA department in large CRO
  • Director of Independent Consultancy company since 2011, providing advice & guidance, interim management, training, preparation for, & management of, regulatory inspections and auditing services.
  • Proven experience of set-up and development of Quality Systems
  • Trained, competent and experienced auditor and a proven trainer and mentor
  • Active member of Research Quality Association (RQA, previously BARQA) since 1991. Served on GMP, Publications and Program committees. Extensive network of QA peers and colleagues.
Ruth Casserley

Ruth Casserley


Senior Pharmacovigilance Consultant

  • Joined the Pharmaceutical Industry in 1991 and moved to Pharmacovigilance (PV) in 2001.
  • Founded a successful PV consultancy business providing support to small, medium and large companies across the lifecycle of their products.
  • Established the PV and Medical Information department at a large European generic pharmaceutical company and grew the team from two to ten members.
  • Experienced in implementation and improvement of global PV processes.
  • Competent Pharmacovigilance auditor, specialising in Good Pharmacovigilance Practices.

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