Dr Annette Doherty OBE FRSC
President Elect, 2022-2024
Annette has 35 years of international experience working within the pharmaceutical sector, including at Warner-Lambert, Pfizer and most recently GSK where she was Senior Vice President, Global Head of Product Development and Clinical Supply. She has been directly involved in the research, development and launch of over 30 new medicines in respiratory, infectious diseases, cancer and inflammatory conditions.
She is currently Senior Advisor at Frazier Life Sciences, a team investing in and building companies developing and commercializing novel therapeutics. She has served on the Boards of various research, educational and charitable organizations. She currently holds various non-executive positions including at the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, the Addenbrookes Hospital Charitable Trust (ACT), The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) charity and Member of the Tonbridge Grammar School Academy Trust. She has also recently been appointed as a Trustee of the St John Ambulance charity.
She has a BSc in Chemistry (1982) and a PhD in Organic Synthesis (1985) from Imperial College London and has conducted postdoctoral research with a NATO fellowship at Ohio State University (1985-1987).
She has recently been elected as the next President of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a charity focussing on education and research to advance the chemical sciences.
In 2009, Annette was awarded an OBE in recognition of her services to the pharmaceutical sector.