Glow Join LEP Health & Life Sciences Board
26 January 2022
Glow’s strategic commitment to Health & Life Sciences sector and its economic role have been strengthened with the recent appointment of Phil Blything to the LEP Health & Life Sciences Board.
This Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) sub-board plays a leading role in growing and developing such a vital sector, as well as supporting the economic recovery plans to ‘build back better’ post pandemic.
Peter Timmins, Chair of the Health and Life Sciences Board has welcomed Phil Blything among 13 new members including Rinki Deb, Senior Programme Manager, Infection Innovation Consortium, (iiCON) led by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Damian Mohammed, who leads on North West Strategic Partnerships at the Centre for Process Innovation.
Established in 2016 with the aim of working to improve the health of the city region by sharing skills, experience, and ideas. The Health and Life Science Board already have several large medical institutes, specialised NHS Trusts and Biopharmaceutical organisations represented, alongside innovative SME’s creating new technologies to support the sector.
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.”
Phil Blything 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.
“It’s a real opportunity to work alongside regional leadership, to learn and to contribute. The region has some truly world class people, assets and these are the most exciting of times for innovation in Health and Life Sciences.”
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