Peter Lyford

Business Development Director

Porton Fine Chemicals

Peter Lyford has recently joined Porton Fine Chemicals as the Business Development lead for UK and Ireland.

Prior to that Peter worked at GlaxoSmithKline within the Production Procurement team, part of Global Manufacturing & Supply, and was responsible for leading a global category team sourcing custom API’s and Biopharmaceuticals.

In his GSK procurement career, Peter has managed a wide variety of categories, from speciality raw materials to capital projects. For many years he worked very closely with the GSK’s R&D organisation and has helped shape the supply chain and sourcing strategies for many of GSK’s new products.

Peter has been working in the Pharmaceutical Industry for over 26 years and has built up in-depth knowledge on the Global CDMO supply market.