Hedley Rees has authored two books, FIND IT, FILE IT, FLOG IT: Pharma’s Crippling Addiction and How to Cure It, which published using Amazon CreateSpace, December 3 2015, and the acclaimed Wiley publication “Supply Chain Management in the Drug Industry: Delivering Patient Value for Pharmaceuticals and Biologics”
He is Managing Consultant at Biotech PharmaFlow, a UK consultancy specializing in supply chain management within the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector. Clients include pharmacos, emerging biotech, investors, lawyers, consultancies, facility design & build specialists and third party logistics providers (3PLs). Assignments span early stage clinical trial supply chains up to complex multi-product supply networks covering global territories.
Prior to this, Hedley held senior positions at Bayer UK, British Biotech, Vernalis, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics and OSI Pharmaceuticals. His early career was spent as an industrial engineer in the automotive, consumer durables and FMCG sectors.
He graduated from the University of Wales as a production engineer and holds an Executive MBA from Cranfield University School of Management. Affiliations and qualifications include:
Corporate member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS)
Advisory Board Member of the International Institute for Advanced Purchasing & Supply
Former Co-Chair FDA/Xavier University Global PharmaLink Conference
Editorial Board Member GMP Review (GMP = Good Manufacturing Practice)
Founding Member of Expert Industry Panel for CPhI Worldwide (UBM plc)
Former Editorial Board Advisor, Contract Pharma
Steering Committee Member Pharma Integrates 2013 Conference in London.
Former Supply Chain Advisor to UK’s HealthTech & Medicines Knowledge Transfer Network
Former Advisory Board Member of Marken
Former member (2007 – 2011) of BIAs Manufacturing Advisory Committee