Dr Annette Doherty
OBE BSc FRSC
Annette Doherty has 24yrs experience working within the health research in the pharmaceutical sector, leading R&D Groups in US, France and UK. 2008-2011 Senior Vice President, Global Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pfizer Worldwide R&D.
2003-2008 Site Leader, Research Head of Sandwich Laboratories, Pfizer.
1997-2003 Head of Discovery and then Research/Site head in Fresnes, France, Parke Davis, Warner Lambert Co. and then Pfizer
1987-1997 Parke-Davis, Warner Lambert Co., Senior Scientist up to Head of Cardiovascular,
Cancer and Peptides Chemistry, Dept of Chemistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
After receiving a first class honours degree BSc in chemistry from Imperial College of Science and Technology, University Of London, Annette obtained a PhD in organic chemistry at Imperial College of Science and Technology working with Professor Steve Ley. Annette also won a NATO fellowship, doing 2yrs of postdoctoral research with Professor Leo Paquette at The Ohio State University, Columbus.
In 2009, Annette received an OBE recognition by the Queen for her then 22yrs of service to the pharmaceutical industry.
Annette was elected Vice-Chair, Secretary and Chair of the division of Medicinal Chemistry of the American Chemical Society in 1995-1999. She served as Editor-In-Chief of the publication Annual Reports in Medicinal Chemistry during 1999-2005. Annette also Chaired the ABPI Research and Development group from 2005-2009 and served as the UK pharmaceutical representative of the advisory strategy group for the Government's National Technology Strategy Board. In 2008, she was selected to serve as a member of the Medical Research Council. In 2011, she was elected to the Council of the RSC.
Annette has published more than 100 scientific manuscripts and written 19 reviews in the areas in which she has worked. She is author/inventor of over 30 patents in various research areas. Annette received an honorary degree of Doctorate of Science from the University of Greenwich, UK for her Scientific Leadership in Health, Research and contributions to education in 2007