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PROGRAMME

CULTIVATE

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In collaboration with

Cultivate is an online programme for students and graduates to kick-start their career in the pharmaceutical industry. The 2022 Cultivate Programme is being run in collaboration with GSK.

GSK is a global biopharma company with the ambition and purpose to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together.

GSK has 200+ student placements as well as graduate roles and internships opening across the UK for applications this September.

OUR GUESTS

Dr Lamont Terrell

Inclusion and Diversity Lead

Lamont Terrell graduated from Texas Southern University in 1995 with a B.S degree in chemistry and in 2001 earned his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Michigan State.  After a two-year postdoctoral stint at Stanford University, he began his career in drug discovery as a medicinal chemist at GlaxoSmithKline in 2003.

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Oyiza Momoh

Manager, Company Communications and CEO Office

Oyiza Momoh studied Neuroscience at the University of Glasgow. During that time, she completed an Industrial Placement at GSK, working on global clinical trial design and delivery. After completing her Masters, she returned to GSK.

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Georgie Rutter

Automation Engineering Associate

Georgie has  just moved into her third and final year on the Automation Engineering Future Leaders Graduate Scheme.  She has a background in Cybernetic Engineering and outside of work she loves playing lacrosse and netball and traveling whenever she can.

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Michael Ngwube

Pharmaceutical Science Associate

Michael works within the early stages of drug development to deliver fully characterised and de-risked transformational candidate molecules coming out of Biopharm Discovery. 

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Munirat Sanni

HR Associate

Munirat has just completed her 12 month rotation within Pharma R&D HR. During this time, she worked as a HR Business Partner supporting 2 client groups.

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Laura Barnard

Early Talent Recruitment Lead (UK / EMEA)

Laura leads GSK’s Early Talent Recruitment teams for UK + EMEA. She is passionate about driving inclusive recruitment practices that support hiring of great talent from all backgrounds into GSK’s Apprentice, Intern/Industrial Placement and Future Leaders Graduate programmes, across all business areas and functions. 

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Azzedine Dabo

Investigator

Azzedine completed his PhD (Solid State NMR to facilitate HPLC Method Development) at the University of Warwick and Pfizer and has since gained over 4 years industry experience at Mylan, Johnson Matthey and GSK. His research centres on analytical method development and optimisation for small molecules.

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Ama Ankobia

Medical Science Liaison

Ama is a Finance FLP alumni with experience in financial reporting & business partnering across Pharma supply chain, Procurement & WREF. She is now in Medical Affairs as a Medical Science Liaison, providing non-promotional, medical support that helps to ensure the safe and effective use of GSK’s vaccines.

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Wendy Jones

Regulatory Affairs Associate

Wendy is currently on the Regulatory Affairs FLP, where she has completed 2 rotations in Submission Coordination and Labelling.  Within Regulatory Affairs, she works with various functional teams to bring together technical expertise in order to deliver compliant regulatory licenses for GSK's diverse portfolio.

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Valerie Antanga

Communications and Government Affairs Associate

Valerie is currently in her second rotation of three on the Communications and Government Affairs Future Leaders Programme at GSK. Her role is very varied, and she has the opportunity to lead a number of external communications projects such as disease awareness campaigns.

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