Dr Medinger has wide international experience as a non-executive director and consultant to biotech and other high tech companies. He was formerly Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategy at AstraZeneca Plc and prior to that had a long and distinguished career with Zeneca Plc and ICI Pharmaceuticals, directing business and marketing operations worldwide and overseeing the launch of several global blockbuster products.
He is a past President of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry and has many years industry experience, serving on the Boards of both the European and the International Pharmaceutical Industry Federations. He has also served on the Board of the Chemical Industries Association. His business career has spanned R&D, territorial and marketing management, strategic planning, business operations, licensing and acquisitions/divestments, and public and government affairs.
He is currently Chairman of Antikor Limited and a Non-executive Director of Byotrol Plc and Datapharm Communications Ltd. He has a Doctorate in Chemistry from Oxford University.