Meet the Team

The Board has over 30 years combined experience in healthcare and biotechnology. They are supported by an advisory board composed of global professionals in healthcare, biotechnology, marketing, pharmaceuticals, law and accounting.

Jeffrey Vernes
Managing Director
Jeff is a bioengineer with a background in corporate finance and consulting. He has worked in the healthcare space for most of his career and currently also serves on the board of another biotechnology company as Operations Director.
Danielle Vernes
Communications Director
Danielle has a background in life sciences with years of lab experience. She is instrumental in the maintenance and validation of our processes, ensuring that our products and services are delivered to our clients at the highest possible standard.
Julie Thompson
Head of Marketing
Julie is a marketing professional with a broad portfolio. She is an expert in strategy, campaign execution and business development, having worked with some of the world's largest brands. Julie now assists LifeCells in maintaining its brand identity.
Simon Drew
Head of Digital
Simon is a computer scientist with extensive experience in process design and validation. He works with our clinical and scientific teams to maintain the auditability of the company. He also lives in the eternal hope that one day Arsenal will again win the premier league.
Ellie Giboin
Office Administrator
Ellie runs the administrative operations of the company. She works closely with vendors, partners and clients and ensures that the rest of the team meet their individual targets.


Hope for the Future - Through Ongoing Research

Our scientists are the best in the field and we as a company are connected to the world’s foremost institutions and research that continues to provide new and innovative treatment methods. Our team regularly attend conferences and training around the world to ensure that we are constantly improving our processes whilst remaining compliant with regulations. Conferences form a platform for collaboration. We regularly link up with business partners, scientists and even competitors in order to improve and refine our science and processes.


Processing and storage all happens in our state-of-the-art facility in Discovery Park, Kent
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