Chris joined Team Consulting in 1994 with a mechanical engineering background in the offshore industry and has almost thirty years of product innovation experience in the healthcare sector. In his role as Technical Director, he works across all discipline groups including design, human factors, device testing and programme management, to help ensure consistent excellence of project delivery for all of Team’s clients. He combines technical input and review with business development, management and leadership activities. His expertise covers all stages of product life cycle from direction setting to post launch support, working with companies ranging from small start-ups to large multinational organisations.
“Working at the heart of a technical consultancy in the healthcare sector is one of the most stimulating and rewarding jobs I can imagine. Collaborating with fantastic colleagues – many of whom are true experts in their fields – to solve problems and deliver effective solutions that can make a difference to people’s lives is something that only the luckiest of us get to do.”
“The people we meet, the challenges we face and the way that we tackle them, plus the unique working atmosphere and environment that we have managed to develop over the years, all combine to make Team a very special place to work.”
Chris has particular expertise in the design, development and industrialisation of drug delivery devices including dry powder and pressurised metered dose inhalers, as well as injection systems including pen injectors, auto-injectors, needle-free injectors and on body delivery systems. He has also worked on the development of surgical, diagnostic and MedTech products and systems. Chris has extensive experience in the field of engineering analysis, design verification and risk management and has written and presented articles and papers on many aspects of medical device development.
In his previous role of Director of Engineering at Team he was responsible for the ongoing quality and continuous improvement of Team’s overall engineering offering including mechanical, electro-mechanical, electronics and software engineering and applied science. Chris graduated from the University of Cambridge with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a post-graduate diploma in Design, Manufacture and Management.