Consultancy to the Biotech, Pharmaceutical and Drug Delivery Industries

Bioedge Pharma Consultancy provides the services of the highly experienced drug development manager Dr Rod Baker C.Chem, MRSC to the biotech, pharmaceutical and drug delivery industries. In particular the company specialises in taking new molecules from late stage research to phase I and phase II clinical trials.

The objective of Bioedge Pharma Consultancy is to provide a professional and flexible service customised to meet the needs of the client. Projects can be undertaken at the offices of the client or from our premises in Buckinghamshire.

Both short and long-term appointments are welcomed, whether this is part of a project or managing a complete programme.

Experience and Background

Prior to the formation of his own consultancy business Rod was Vice President of Development & Operations of the Oxfordshire start up company Avidex (aquired by MediGene AG in September 2006) for eight years, Head of Pharmaceutical Technology in British Biotech for five years and Pharmaceutical Formulation Manager in a privately owned dermatology company for five years. As a result Rod has substantial experience in:

Furthermore Rod understands the challenges and pressures faced by small companies and the culture and approach required to produce results in such an organisation.


  • Over thirty years experience in drug development
  • High degree of commercial awareness
  • Used to working under pressure and to demanding timelines and budgets
  • Results orientated
  • Well networked with pharmaceutical and biotech companies and contract manufacturers
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Open minded, hard working and enthusiastic
  • Good negotiating skills through many years of outsourcing and managing contractors
  • An understanding of corporate activities as underpinned by acting as company secretary for eight years and being involved in several funding rounds and acquisitions
  • Has worked with start ups as well as established companies and understands the differences in culture required to achieve results.

Services Offered

Managing CMC activities and specialising in: