11-12 September 2018 //  Lancaster Royal Hotel, London


Mark Beards

Mr Mark Beards

Chief Financial Officer, Celixir

Mark Beards is Celixir’s CFO, and holds a BA(Hons) and MA in Mathematics from The Queen’s College, Oxford University. He is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant. After training at Ernst & Young, he gained significant pharmaceutical sales and marketing experience firstly at Abbott Laboratories, and then at GlaxoSmithKline, where he worked in a commercial strategy role within the R&D organisation. From there he moved to McKinsey & Company, where he worked closely with senior executives across the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector. Mark then took the position of Head of Healthcare Equity Research at Goldman Sachs in London, where he led a team of analysts focused on the European pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical technology sectors. He most recently was Director of Life Sciences Strategy at KPMG.


2017 Speakers

"It was a very interesting event as all participants, including speakers were ready to exchange, even on the most challenging subjects such as reimbursement, GMP guidance."

Bertrand Alexandre, Director, Marketing Europe, Celyad