Tony joined Validant as a Partner based in the United Kingdom after more than 16 years in a senior leadership position with NDA Group, a highly regarded European regulatory affairs consultancy. At NDA, he established and built up the UK and German consulting teams and was especially successful in recruiting key experts into NDA Group.

Tony initially qualified as a Pharmacist after obtaining a bachelor’s degree from London University. His early career was in Pharma R&D with Pfizer and Eli-Lilly, but he then transitioned into Regulatory Affairs in the mid-1980s, working in progressively more senior positions in mid-size French, Italian and British companies until 2003.

He has accumulated over 35 years of experience in drug development and regulatory affairs. He has substantial experience with all EU regulatory procedures and has covered a broad range of therapeutic areas and product types. He is accustomed to understanding the needs of regulatory authorities, negotiating and building positive working relationships with them.

Throughout his career, he has gained significant experience in efficient evaluation of technical/regulatory dossiers with respect to new product opportunities.