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PA Consulting appoints Dr Mark Humphries as Chief Scientific Officer

07 March 2023

Following PA Consulting's announcement that it has combined design, engineering, and science, PA has appointed Dr Mark Humphries as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). In this new role, Mark will help enhance PA’s position as a leader in applied science and its integration with design and engineering to deliver more disruptive innovation. Mark’s appointment follows the announcement that PA has united its design, engineering, and science skills to create new growth platforms for clients.

Mark has over 35 years’ experience delivering some of PA’s most impactful scientific inventions – from new drug delivery devices, gene therapies and point of care tests, to biomaterials replacement for plastics, novel sensing and detection systems, and developing new manufacturing processes for advanced materials.

PA is the only company with the range of expertise to deliver end-to-end innovation - accelerating new growth ideas from concept, through design and development to commercial success. PA’s experts revitalise organisations with the leadership, culture, systems, and processes to make innovation a reality and are dedicated to building a positive human future.

In my new role as CSO, I’m looking forward to leading a team who are always learning and applying fundamental science understanding to solve the most complex global challenges. PA’s deep understanding of scientific first principles enables us to originate new and better solutions for our clients and differentiates us in the market. I’m excited to work with such a talented team at PA and together, continue to shape our future.””
I’m pleased Mark will serve as our Chief Scientific Officer. Mark has extensive industry knowledge and has spent decades serving our clients. His expertise will be invaluable as we continue to integrate applied science with design and engineering, and deliver tangible innovation for our clients.”

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