CPI appointment to Liverpool City Regional Local Enterprise Partnership Health & Life Sciences Board

26 Jan 2022

The sub-board plays a leading role in growing and developing this vital sector, as well as supporting the economic recovery plans post-pandemic.

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Our Strategic Partnerships Manager for the North West, Damian Mohammed, has been appointed to the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) board for Health and Life Sciences.

Damian joins 12 other new members, welcomed today by Peter Timmins, Chair of the Health and Life Sciences Board. Amongst them are Rinki Deb, Senior Programme Manager, Infection Innovation Consortium, (iiCON) led by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Phil Carvil, HealthTec Cluster Manager at the Science and Technology Facilities Council, part of UK Research and Innovation. 

The Health and Life Science Board was established in 2016 with the aim of working to improve the health of the Liverpool City Region by sharing skills, experience, and ideas. The board already consists of representatives from several large medical institutes, specialised NHS trusts, biopharmaceutical organisations, and innovative SMEs creating new technologies. 

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Damian Mohammed said:

I’m delighted to have been appointed to the Liverpool City Region LEP’s Health and Life Sciences board for the next 3 years. I’m looking forward to helping shape the future of this vital sector in the city region, particularly across innovation, diversity and inward investment.

I hope to bring a new perspective to the board from my experience in the innovation eco-system in London and across the North-West, as both an Investment Director and now at CPI, one of the founding members of Innovate UK’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult.”

Peter Timmins said:

The past two years have shown us the importance of collective collaboration in finding solutions for healthcare and as a board we will continue to strive towards positive health outcomes during these post-covid pandemic times.

I’m delighted to have such a fantastic new cohort of high calibre colleagues and I’m really looking forward to seeing what we can do collectively in 2022.”

The new board members are:

  • Lindsay Sharples, Acting Co-Director Enterprise & Growth – The Innovation Agency
  • Jan Ross, Chief Executive – The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust
  • Claire Eyers, Associate Pro Vice Chancellor, Research & Impact – The University of Liverpool
  • Clare Austin, Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine – Edge Hill University
  • Phil Carvil, HealthTec Cluster Manager – Science and Technology Facilities Council – UKRI
  • John Dyer, Lead Teacher for Science Innovation – Liverpool Life Sciences UTC
  • Phil Blything, Managing Director – Glow New Media
  • Rinki Deb, Senior Programme Manager, Infection Innovation Consortium, iiCON – Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • Neill Liptrott, Lecturer in Pharmacology, Nanotherapeutics Hub Coordinator, CELT Biocompatibility Lead, Immunocompatibility Research Group Lead – The University of Liverpool
  • Paul Treloar, Head of Business Support – Sci-Tech Daresbury
  • Steve Molyneux, Operations Director – Bells Healthcare
  • Damian Mohammed, North West Strategic Partnerships – Centre for Process Innovation
  • Lorna Green, Chief Executive – Liverpool City Region Ventures
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